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Eric W. Dickson, MD, MHCM, FACEP, president & CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care was named the 80th Chair of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) today. He succeeds Jody A. White, MBA, FACHE, president & CEO of Lowell General Hospital
This morning, MHA released a joint video statement in partnership with leaders from the Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, Organization of Nurse Leaders, and American Nurses Association – Massachusetts ur
MHA president & CEO Steve Walsh comments on today's surprise billing agreement in Congress.
Statement from MHA president & CEO Steve Walsh on the curtailing of certain elective procedures.
With testing demand surging across the commonwealth right ahead of Thanksgiving, healthcare leaders and infectious disease specialists are calling on Massachusetts residents to follow public health guidance and avoid holiday travel.
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the commonwealth, nearly 100 Chief Medical Officers and Chief Nursing Officers across the state have signed a letter encouraging people to follow public health guidance and avoid large gatherings this holiday se
Statement from MHA President & CEO Steve Walsh on the 2020 Presidential Election
To encourage parents to have their children vaccinated, and to remind adults to get the flu shot as well, the state's largest healthcare organizations - including MHA - as well as insurers and medical groups are banding together to produce a public a
MHA issued the following statement on today's HPC Cost Trends Hearing.
MHA has issued the following statement on the Executive Order on combatting race and sex stereotyping:
Boston Globe reporter Felice J. Freyer writes about how Massachusetts hospitals were able to nimbly increase the number of ICU patients they were able to treat, and thus avoid being overwhelmed during the state's first COVID-19 surge.
Massachusetts statewide business groups today issued a joint statement committing to addressing systemic racism and discrimination.
Boston Globe op-ed on June 23, 2020. Mass. innovation partnerships are working to develop new COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines.
Thousands of healthcare workers across the Commonwealth united today to honor the many lives lost within our Black and Brown communities. At noon, healthcare workers united in a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds—the amount of time a
MHA Statement from President & CEO Steve Walsh on Racial Injustice and Our System’s Commitment to Change
An accomplished group of Massachusetts hospital leaders is featured in MHA’s new “Voices in Healthcare” video blog released today. Joseph White; Kevin Churchwell, M.D.; Philip Cormier; Kim Hollon; Mark Keroack, M.D.; and Christine Schuster, R.N., MBA
The PatientCareLink (PCL) 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 s
The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) and Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) today announced the release of a report from the statewide Social Risk Factors and Readmissions Workgroup, detailing proposed solutions to ac
The budgeted FY2020 staffing plans for each unit of nearly every hospital in Massachusetts and Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) member hospitals are now posted on the PatientCareLink (PCL) website.
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Organization of Nurse Leaders (ONL) have publicly posted the latest available selected nursing-sensitive care measures, including those endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF), for 72

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