MHA has been selected as one of 17 hospital associations and health system organizations in the country to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
Minnesota hospitals and health systems have prevented more than 15,000 patients from being harmed and saved more than $112 million as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions since 2011.
The Minnesota Telemedicine Act expands insurance coverage to include telemedicine, bringing resources and specialists to people and communities that otherwise would have difficulty accessing them.
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.
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.
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.
MHA is offering funding for its members currently participating in HEN 2.0 to work on projects within their organization to strengthen and expand their quality and patient safety initiatives. Learn more here.
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Sept. 21, 2015
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