Weekly Messages From MHA

Weekly Message From MHA

  • Empowering Communities

    October 27, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    On Wednesday in Baltimore County, MHA joined with many of Maryland’s hospital and health care officials, state and federal legislators, and community leaders for a far-reaching conversation on how our nation’s and state’s health care system is evolving.​
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  • Kicking Advocacy into High Gear

    October 20, 2017 By: Mary Pat Seurkamp
    With the start of the 2018 General Assembly session less than three months away, preparations for what is expected to be a challenging and complex political climate are well underway at MHA. There have been many meetings with key legislators, plenty of input into the state’s budget process, and the development of supporting advocacy materials like infographics and legislative briefs.​
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  • Addressing Opioid Crisis Will Take Teamwork

    October 13, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    Hospital leaders know that finding solutions to Maryland’s opioid crisis requires partnerships – with community-based behavioral health providers, with law enforcement, with state agencies, and more.​
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  • Hospital Heroes

    October 06, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    On Monday, less than 24 hours after 59 people were killed in the nation’s largest mass shooting, Las Vegas hospitals were working to save the lives of more than 500 victims. That’s a staggering number, especially considering that Nevada has just one hospital – University Medical Center in Las Vegas – with a Level-1 trauma center.
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  • Farewell

    September 29, 2017 By: Carmela Coyle
    “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”--Winnie the Pooh​ Who could imagine that Winnie the Pooh would so aptly sum up my feelings about leaving MHA? But he does. It is hard to say goodbye because you have made it that way. To a person, Maryland’s hospital leaders have enriched the past nine years of my life with your dedication to MHA, your compassion for your patients and staff, your determination to maintain Maryland’s unique status as a national leader and, through it all, your friendship.​
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  • Bolstering the Ranks

    September 22, 2017 By: Carmela Coyle
    As MHA gears up for the 2018 legislative session in Annapolis, amid uncertainty regarding federal health care policy and final negotiations on the next phase of the All-Payer model, your association has several new faces coming on board. They will make sure not only that the voice of hospitals is heard, but that legislators and policymakers understand the critical role hospitals play their communities and throughout Maryland.
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