Governance

Information to assist hospital and healthcare organization directors, trustees and other governing boards.
An accomplished group of Massachusetts hospital leaders is featured in MHA’s new “Voices in Healthcare” video blog.
The Boston-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement has a new initiative called Pursuing Equity Learning & Action Network, and is looking to partner with health system teams to fulfill the initiative’s goals.
Approximately 350 people attended MHA’s Mid-Winter Leadership Forum last Friday – the 53rd such gathering in MHA’s 84-year history.
02.10.2020  | Transitions
Lawrence General Hospital has named Deborah J. Wilson as its next president and CEO.
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.
Another independent Massachusetts acute care hospital appears about to merge with a larger system.
MetroWest Medical Center’s Leonard Morse Hospital announced last Tuesday that it would narrow its focus almost exclusively on behavioral healthcare.
01.13.2020  | Transition
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) on January 8 announced that Assaad Sayah, M.D. is its new chief executive officer.
12.23.2019  | Transitions
Roberta Herman, M.D., has been named the new president and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center.
Massachusetts Association of Healthcare Quality (MAHQ) has expanded out of state and is now the New England Association of Healthcare Quality (NEAHQ).
MHQP – the Mass. Health Quality Partners – last week announced the winners of its 2019 Patient Experience Awards.
Effective in January 2020, Michael J. Dandorph becomes the new president and CEO of Wellforce.
12.09.2019  | Transition
Gary Shaw is the new president and CEO of Nantucket Cottage Hospital, effective today.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is offering an "ACTNow” funding opportunity designed to promote clean transportation solutions.
11.25.2019  | Transition
Deborah Bitsoli has been named president of Mercy Medical Center and its affiliates, effective Dec. 2.
This is the winter event, so don’t miss it!
Three bills that MHA and its membership have endorsed throughout their journey in the State House were passed by the legislature last week.
11.25.2019  | Happy Thanksgiving
MHA wishes you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Monday Report will be back after a one-week hiatus.
The National Quality Forum (NQF) weighed in, to a limited extent, on the five-star hospital rating system.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.


Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.


To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites: