Rehabilitation Services

Information on requirements to provide specialized care.
The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a sweeping mental health reform bill last Thursday that takes a large step towards "parity."
Hebrew SeniorLife and Brown University have received a five-year $53.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to lead a nationwide effort to address Alzheimer’s disease.
A new opportunity is available through the state for organizations wishing to train staff members on how to best coordinate care for individuals who have co-occurring brain injury and substance use disorder.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a report that identifies primary care-based strategies for reducing hospital readmissions.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission submitted its mandated annual report to Congress last week, and once again called for a total revamping of Medicare’s hospital quality programs.
The state’s Center for Health Information & Analysis (CHIA) last Tuesday released hospital-specific readmission profiles for each acute care hospital in the state.
As the Massachusetts House and Senate begin to construct their FY2020 budget proposals, MHA, in consultation with its members, is calling attention to a series of priorities.
National healthcare organizations have announced expansion of a program to assist hospitals in caring for an aging population.
As 2019 begins, here are a few key developments that should occur.
Care is fluid and ever-changing and should not be determined by a rigid number arrived at through popular vote. Vote NO on 1.
In Mass., optimism over a federal opioid bill is mixed with concern over an impending threat to the state's behavioral health system
Last week, U.S. News & World Report released their popular annual “Best Hospitals” rankings.
Curahealth – the system with 12 long-term acute-care hospitals in Massachusetts, Arizona, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee and Pennsylvania – has announced it will close the second of its three Bay State hospitals.
David Storto, president of Partners Continuing Care and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 William L. Lane Hospital Advocate Award from MHA.

Resources

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