MHA News

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The PatientCareLink website, which allows the public to see how each nursing unit in nearly every Massachusetts hospital and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) member hospitals are staffed, has been updated with the latest actual staffin
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association and the Organization of Nurse Leaders of MA, RI, NH, CT, VT have publicly posted the latest available selected nursing-sensitive care measures, including those endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQ
A new paper published today by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Global Health Institute, the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association has deemed clinician burnout a public health crisis.
MHA today released guidelines to assist hospitals in developing appropriate programs to administer and/or prescribe Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) in their emergency department or satellite emergency facilities.
The budgeted FY2019 staffing plans for each unit of nearly every hospital in Massachusetts are now posted on the PatientCareLink (PCL) website.
The MHA Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Workgroup has issued a new guidance document to assist hospitals with implementing care and management practices for patients with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
Statement from MHA president & CEO Steve Walsh on the HPC cost analysis of Question 1.
MHA, ONL and Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts have publicly posted the latest available key national care quality performance measures for both hospitals and home healthcare agencies in Massachusetts. The PatientCareLink (PCL) website also include
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), the Organization of Nurse Leaders – MA, RI, NH, CT, VT (ONL), and Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts have publicly posted the latest available key national care quality performance measures fo
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and Tufts Medical Center, working with hospital clinicians and operational staff in Massachusetts and other states, have developed two documents to help hospitals develop internal policies to prev
Kim Hollon, President & CEO of Signature Healthcare, was awarded the prestigious 2018 William L. Lane Hospital Advocate Award from the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA).
Mark A. Keroack, MD, MPH, president & CEO, Baystate Health, is the 78th Chair of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees. Hospital leaders from, Attleboro, Lowell, and Worcester are also named to senior posts
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Organization of Nurse Leaders of MA, RI, NH, CT, VT (ONL) have publicly posted the latest available selected nursing-sensitive care measures, most of which are endorsed by the National Qua
The PatientCareLink (PCL) website, which allows the public to see how each nursing unit in nearly every Massachusetts hospital is staffed, has been updated with the latest actual staffing reports for FY2017. Budgeted 2017 staffing plans were posted o
Statement from Steve Walsh, President & CEO, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), regarding MassHealth ACOs.
Statement from Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) President and CEO Steve Walsh on the latest federal immigration legislation
Representing the best interest of nursing professionals and their patients, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Massachusetts today joined the Coalition to Protect Patient Safety in opposition to a ballot question that mandates rigid nurse staffing
The budgeted FY2018 staffing plans for each unit of nearly every hospital in Massachusetts are now posted on the PatientCareLink (PCL) website. From the PCL home page (www.patientcarelink.org), click on “2018 Plans” under Massachusetts Hospital Data/
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Organization of Nurse Leaders – MA, RI, NH, CT, VT (ONL) and Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts have publicly posted the latest available key national care quality performance measures f
MHA & ONL letter to the editor of Boston Magazine regarding the magazine's article, "Nurses Revolt" in October 2017. The piece paints a one-sided picture of the issue of nurse staffing and recklessly calls on hospitals to “wave the white flag” during

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