Latest News for Patients and Families
Patients & Families
How Community Members Can Help A Stressed System
As healthcare organizations and caregivers navigate another challenging winter, the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association is sharing these basic measures that community members can take to help support the system
NAM launches AHA-supported resource compendium for health care worker well-being
MHA Releases Comprehensive Report on the Massachusetts Healthcare Workforce
There are an estimated 19,000 full-time job vacancies across Massachusetts hospitals, which has led to the closure of hospital beds and services, steep financial losses for facilities, and access challenges for patients.
Latest News for Improving Patient Care
Improving Patient Care
Patient Safety Awareness Week: March 12-18
Includes three free webinars hosted by IHI.
MHA Members Issue a United Call to Action on Violence in Healthcare Facilities
Principles will be adapted within each organization’s Codes of Conduct.
WEBINAR | Care of Infants with RSV in the NICU
On December 19, 2022, MHA hosted this webinar with four key objectives.
Latest Success Stories
AONL’s Releases Third Section of its Workforce Compendium
This section focuses on academic-practice partnerships, culture of inquiry, and total rewards.
MHA Launches New Workforce Toolkit
Building on the success of our Workforce Summit, MHA developed an interactive toolkit to share just a few of the best and emerging practices to address current workforce challenges.
Story: Hospitals align care with new state requirements for patients with dementia
The unique safety and care needs of geriatric patients are receiving increased attention in hospitals, due in part to new state requirements for identifying patients with dementia and optimizing their care.
After the Hospital:
A Guide to Post-Acute Care
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) prepared this guide to support you and your family to make the best decisions about your post-acute care options. The information in this guide will help you to make these healthcare choices confidently. »Read more
The Healthcare Provider Promise
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- Providing Hospital Staffing that Meets Patient Needs
- Making Healthcare Data and Performance Measures Transparent and Publicly Available
- Empowering Patients and Families in their Healthcare Choices
- Promoting Development/Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce in a Safe, Respectful and Supportive Work Environment