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MHA Today | November 9, 2022



MHA Today

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In This Issue

CMS Releases Final Physician Fee Schedule Updates
MHD Launches Member Forum
HIDI Releases Medicare DRG Discharge And Charge Trends Summary

Upcoming MHA Event

In-Person Event | Columbia, Mo.
Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 8
Register by Friday, Nov. 25.
For a complete list of events, view MHA’s calendar.
Data & Analytics

Before You Go

ACCESS: AONL and ENA updated their resource, “Guiding Principles: Mitigating Violence in the Workplace,” to incorporate best practices based on the latest research. It also includes a toolkit to help hospitals and health systems customize their workplace violence protection programs.
  • The Missouri EMSC is providing virtual just-in-time training for the pediatric respiratory season at 1 p.m. every other Monday. This training provides an opportunity for community hospitals to connect with pediatric nursing experts during the expected surge.
  • The CDC is hosting a COCA call, “2022-2023 Seasonal Influenza Testing and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, to provide recommendations about influenza diagnostics and the use of antiviral medications for the 2022-2023 influenza season.
  • CMS is hosting a webinar, “SEP-1 and the 2021 Sepsis Guideline Update: New Evidence, New Recommendations,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, for hospitals participating in the IQR Program.
  • The Missouri Telehealth Network is offering a Show Me Strong Kids ECHO at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, to discuss pediatric respiratory viral illnesses and testing updates during what is commonly referred to as the ‘Tripledemic’ (RSV, Flu and COVID-19).

READ: Gallagher published an in-depth report highlighting key findings and implications from 698 health care organizations that participated in Gallagher’s 2022 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey.

Michelle Cox, Southeast Hospital
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