MHA works with Maryland's hospitals to improve quality and patient care.
MHA and the affiliated Maryland Patient Safety Center enhance patient safety and the overall health status of the communities served by Maryland's hospitals.
Guides and Reports
NEW! MHA's Skilled Nursing Facility Partnership Guide supports hospitals' efforts to identify, develop, and strengthen formal and informal partnerships with Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).
MHA's 2014 report on hospitals' efforts to improve quality illustrates the collective effort of the association's 67 members to ensure patient safety and provide the highest quailty care.
2014 Report on Quality (printer-friendly version)
MHA's 2013 report on the quality of care in Maryland illustrates how the state's hospitals are working together to improve safety for patients. The report, Quality Matters, is the first compilation of the results of the longstanding, statewide efforts of Maryland's 66 hospitals.
Quality Matters (original format)
Quality Matters (printer-friendly version)
Past Quality Meetings and Webinars
April 29, 2014, Turf Valley
It's a Whole New Ballgame: Healthcare Quality & Performance in Maryland
Infection Preventionist Webinar, November 5, 2013
"Infection Prevention and Control...A New Era"
Infection Preventionist Meeting, October 2, 2013
Examining a Revenue-Based Business Case for Infection Prevention - Bill Ward Presentation (pdf)
HAI Reduction Model - Bill Ward (xlsx)
HAI Reduction Paper Model - Bill Ward (pdf)
Process Improvement Initiative Cash Flow Calculator - Bill Ward (xls)
HAI Reduction Case (pdf)
Monograph - Building a Financial Case - Bill Ward (pdf)
MHCC HAI Update - Theressa Lee Presentation (pdf)
Quality Leaders Webinar, April 25, 2013
Quality Leaders Meeting, December 7, 2012
Round Table Results (pdf)