CMS FY 2023 proposed rule changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed rule changes for fiscal year 2023. There are several reporting changes that impact hospitals of varying sizes... Read More >>

Department of Health (WA Health) updates website

The Department of Health (DOH) has updated its website. There are five feature changes to help hospitals reduce reporting burden... Read More >>

DOH request for hospitals: Validate survey data prior to publication of elective PCI data

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is requesting hospital assistance verifying Certificate of Need data prior to publication and asked WSHA to share the message below.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 4/15/2021

Recent member news from the April 15, 2021 edition of the Weekly Report newsletter. ... Read More >>

Washington Recovery Help Line extends services

Alcohol and other substance use, including overdoses, are on the rise across Washington State. In response, the Washington Recovery Help Line has extended its medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) services.... Read More >>

Citrix & Virtualization Strategy webinar

Join Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, Scaled Data for a webinar on Citrix/Virtualization Strategy on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.... Read More >>

Share data with RHINO

Hospitals have a great opportunity to grant WSHA access to their near real-time visit data through a Department of Health (DOH) program called RHINO.... Read More >>

Welcome new corporate member: I.H. Michaels, LLC

I.H. Michaels provides state-of-the-art secondary health data reports for hospital community health needs assessments, accountable care organizations and public health practitioners.... Read More >>

Tool available for responding to community health needs assessment

Hospitals and health systems want to make an impact when responding to community health needs assessments, but searching for examples of successful community health interventions can take tremendous time and energy. The CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator brings together tools, resources and examples to help hospitals and health systems get started.... Read More >>

CMS will not update overall hospital star ratings in July

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week announced it will not update its overall hospital quality star ratings on Hospital Compare in July. “CMS has decided to postpone the July star ratings update to give time for additional analysis of the impact of changes to some of the measures on the star ratings and to address stakeholder concerns,” the agency said.... Read More >>

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