Facility Infrastructure

Registration is open for MHA’s Annual Design, Operation & Construction Conference.
The goal of the ED Access Working Group was to create best practice recommendations to ensure optimal access to all Massachusetts EDs.
Approximately 350 people attended MHA’s Mid-Winter Leadership Forum last Friday – the 53rd such gathering in MHA’s 84-year history.
DPH last week informed hospitals and other providers to be on the lookout for potential coronavirus patients.
MetroWest Medical Center’s Leonard Morse Hospital announced last Tuesday that it would narrow its focus almost exclusively on behavioral healthcare.
There is a “voluntary product hold” and pending nationwide recall of surgical gowns distributed by Cardinal Health of Dublin, Ohio.
MHA is holding a webinar tomorrow – Tuesday, December 10 at 10 a.m. – that will feature three health systems that have “weathered the storm.”
The CDC has released the latest iteration of its guidance document that helps hospitals implement antibiotic stewardship programs.
11.18.2019  | Germs Can Kill
Antibiotic-resistant germs kill 35,000 people in the U.S. each year, according to the latest Antibiotic Resistance Threat Report from the CDC.
A U.S. District Court judge in Pennsylvania last week ruled that a federal law passed in 1986 to shut down “crack houses” does not apply to those seeking to operate safe injection facilities.
UMass Memorial Health Care was recognized by the AHA's American Society for Health Care Engineering for the system’s renovation of its Memorial and University Hospital campuses.
New developments involving Baystate Health and South Shore Health.
National healthcare organizations have announced expansion of a program to assist hospitals in caring for an aging population.
As the healthcare sector rapidly evolves, hospitals are upgrading or expanding their facilities to meet the demands of patients.
tMED joined with Sen. Jason Lewis and Rep. Tom Golden last Friday to file legislation that would adopt a comprehensive telemedicine framework for Massachusetts.
The Board of Registration in Pharmacy’s much anticipated regulations on how a pharmacy can conduct sterile compounding will have unintended consequences that will increase costs and disrupt patient care.
Recently, a national webinar hosted by the AHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) featured MHA and Harrington Healthcare System’s Elise Wilson, R.N., who was violently attacked while caring for a patient.
Details are quickly coming together for the important MHA 2018 Healthcare Safety Summit at MHA’s Conference Center in Burlington on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer testimony in strong support of HB905, “An Act to Expand Coverage and Access to Behavioral Health Services.”

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