Minnesota's hospitals and health systems contributed more than $4.2 billion in programs and services in 2013 to benefit the health of their communities, an increase of 5.4 percent compared to 2012.
Minnesota hospitals and health systems have prevented more than 12,000 patients from being harmed and saved more than $93 million as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010-13.
Ensuring that health care workers are safe and prepared to treat Ebola patients is a top priority for Minnesota hospitals. Every hospital in Minnesota needs to be able to evaluate and isolate suspected cases of Ebola. Hospitals should check the CDC website for the latest resources and information.
A public-private coalition of Minnesota organizations has formed to prevent violence toward staff in health care settings, making workplace violence prevention a top priority.
MHA encourages continued implementation of the recommendations to prevent and report drug diversion and to prevent the threat of health care-associated infections resulting from drug diversion.
Minnesota hospitals have a long history of providing nation-leading high quality care 24/7, 365 days a year.
For hospitals, providing high quality, safe, patient-centered care is paramount. Across Minnesota, hospitals are engaging patients and their families as essential partners in efforts to continually improve the quality and safety of care in our hospitals.
Minnesota's 143 hospitals and health systems employ more than 121,000 people, provide quality care for patients and meet the needs of our communities. Learn more.
Minnesota hospitals continue to encourage their employees to get flu shots, to prevent the spread of influenza and protect patients. Learn more here.
MHA President and CEO Lorry Massa testifies on Ebola funding before House HHS Finance Committee
Jan. 27, 2015
New website showcases ways in which hospitals strengthen their communities
Jan. 26, 2015
Week two legislative update
Jan. 19, 2015
Sens. Klobuchar and Franken and Rep. McCollum ask HHS to expeditiously distribute Ebola preparedness funding directly to Minnesota hospitals
Jan. 12, 2015
Koranne to join MHA leadership team
Jan. 5, 2015
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