MHA Today | May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020

 

MHA Today: News for Healthcare Leaders

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May 18, 2020

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In This Issue
FCC Authorizes Over $7.5 Million For Rural Broadband Projects
AHA Releases Resource For Proactive Care Planning
New Webinar: Treating Substance Use Disorders Through A Trauma-Informed Lens


What You Need To Know This Week

  • Watch for more information on opportunities related to the Hospital Quality Initiative that was released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late Friday.
  • MHA released a Proposed FY 2021 Medicare IPPS and LTCH PPS Update issue brief Friday.


COVID-19 Updates


COVID-19

For the latest updates and most current information on coronavirus disease 2019, visit MHA's website.



Quality and Population Health


FCC Authorizes Over $7.5 Million For Rural Broadband Projects

Staff Contact: Stephen Njenga

The Federal Communications Commission authorized $7.5 million in funding throughout 10 years to expand rural broadband across seven states. This funding is the 12th wave of support from the Connect American Fund Phase II auction and will benefit 3,100 unserved rural homes and businesses.

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AHA Releases Resource For Proactive Care Planning

Staff Contact: Alison Williams

The American Hospital Association released a new resource, “Proactive Care Planning and Respecting the Patient and Family Choice,” which provides clinical teams with a clear plan detailing what matters most to each patient and honors the preferences of the patient and family. This scripting tool helps care teams proactively ask patients about the type of care they prefer should they become severely ill and helps address their uncertainty, as well as that of their family members.

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New Webinar: Treating Substance Use Disorders Through A Trauma-Informed Lens

Staff Contact: Shawn Billings

The Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network is offering a webinar on trauma and known relationships between traumatic experience and the development of substance use disorders. The webinar will be held at 11 a.m. CST, Wed., May 20. Registration is required.

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Consider This ...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. One in five U.S. adults experience mental illness, and one in 25 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness.

Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness