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.
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.
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.
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.
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 hospitals have a long history of providing nation-leading high quality care 24/7, 365 days a year.
A new study conducted for MHA confirms what many in health care have already warned: a shortage of primary care physicians will develop over the next 10 years.
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.
U.S. House passes a funding bill that includes funding for hospitals' Ebola preparedness efforts
Dec. 15, 2014
MN hospitals recognized for excellence in medication-use safety
Dec. 8, 2014
Encourage the flu vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week
Dec. 8, 2014
Minnesota hospitals make progress in preventing patient harm
Dec. 2, 2014
AHA launches flu vaccine awareness campaign
Dec. 1, 2014
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