MHA has been selected as one of 16 national, regional or state hospital associations, Quality Improvement Organizations and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
A first-of-its-kind study by MHA tracked de-identified mental health patients admitted to inpatient psychiatric units and found that 19 percent of total mental health bed days were potentially avoidable.
Minnesota hospitals and health systems have prevented more than 24,000 patients from being harmed and saved more than $211 million as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions since 2011.
Minnesota's hospitals are working hard to deliver safer care, improve the patient experience and save health care costs. View this slide show to better understand health care spending and the cost of health care, insurance and prescription drugs.
In newspapers across the state, hospitals and editorial boards show support for the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which would allow Minnesota to qualify for federal investment in certified community-based clinics.
Minnesota's hospitals and health systems contributed more than $4.3 billion in uncompensated care and health improvement programs to Minnesota communities
The #HealthyMinds campaign will engage the public in a conversation about how best to address the state's biggest public health issue.
For the second year in a row, Minnesota ranks first in the nation for health care access, quality and outcomes in a report issued by the Commonwealth Fund.
Learn how Minnesota's hospitals and health systems are working beyond their physical walls to strengthen the health of Minnesotans and our communities.
MHA was selected to participate in HIIN, allowing Minnesota's hospitals and health systems to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions through an initiative known as the Partnership for Patients. Learn more.
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Minnesota Republicans annouce House and Senate committee chairs
Nov. 28, 2016
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Nov. 21, 2016
CMS announces opportunity for partial payment for outstanding inpatient claim appeals
Nov. 14, 2016
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