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MHA Today | November 21, 2022



MHA Today

MHA Today is provided as a service to members of the Missouri Hospital Association.

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In This Issue

MHA Clarifies FCSR Requirements For Swing Beds
Staff Spotlight: Kathy Poff

Staff Spotlight

Before You Go

ATTEND: TJC is hosting an Expert to Expert Series webinar, “2023 Annual Update Webinar for PC-02, PC-05, PC-07 eCQMs,” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. This series provides a deep-dive into measure intent, logic and other clinical/technical aspects of eCQMs to improve data use for quality improvement.


  • AHA released its annual snapshot of employment at America’s hospitals and health systems, which offers innovative strategies to help organizations build a robust workforce in the face of ongoing shortages and reconnect their clinicians to purpose.
  • Recent data published by the CDC show a drastic increase in fatal drug overdoses from 2000 to 2020. For persons ages 25 to 44, there was a 56% increase in drug overdose deaths among Black individuals, 41% increase among Hispanic populations and 28% increase among white persons.
Janet Walsh, Saint Luke's East Hospital
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