Recognizing National Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Sept. 21-25 is National Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Did you know that one-in-four older Americans fall every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people 65 and older.... Read More >>

Upcoming webinars on CMS price transparency rule

On Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., WSHA will provide a webinar regarding the CMS Price Transparency Rule, which requires hospitals to post standard charge information, including negotiated rates in a machine readable format and provide information for 300 “shoppable services” in a consumer-friendly, searchable format. ... Read More >>

Update prescriber list before the next round of Opioid Prescribing Reports

The next round of Acute Opioid Prescribing Reports will be distributed this fall to hospital CMO and quality leaders. ... Read More >>

Webinar: No Cost Opportunity to Address Your Physicians’ and Executives’ Benefit Expectations

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. for the webinar, "No Cost Opportunity to Address Your Physicians’ and Executives’ Benefit Expectations," presented by Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, InsMed Insurance. ... Read More >>

Health Support Team training offered by Washington COVID-19 Behavioral Health Group

The Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 Behavioral Health Group is currently offering Health Support Team (HST) training for Washington health care workers.... Read More >>

Webinar: Innovation in Contract Pharmacy

Click here to listen to a recording of a webinar held Sept. 8 to review the current regulatory environment of the 340B innovations available to hospitals participating in 340B program.... Read More >>

Changes to Health Care Provider Leave Under FFCRA

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform hospitals about the narrowed definition of “health care provider” as it applies to the employee leave exemptions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), effective September 16, 2020, until December 31, 2020. The narrowed definition means the leave exemptions only apply to health care providers who meet specific criteria described in the revised FFCRA leave exemption regulations.... Read More >>

Celebrating World Patient Safety Day

In May 2019, the World Health Organization declared Sept. 17 as World Patient Safety Day in recognition of patient safety as a growing global health issue.... Read More >>

Gov. Inslee proclaims September Sepsis Awareness Month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month in Washington State! Governor Jay Inslee signed the proclamation on September 9, which WSHA directly requested.... Read More >>

Governance education opportunity

The WSHA Health Care Governance Education program invites you to join us for our upcoming course, Community Health Needs Assessment, presented by Jody Carona, on Sept. 22 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.... Read More >>

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