Posts Tagged ‘American Hospital Association’

Lewis named to commission

by MBJ Staff Published: November 20,2011

Tags: American Hospital Association, Jaquith Nursing Home, Marc Lewis

The Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has appointed Jaquith Nursing Home director Marc Lewis as its principal representative to the Joint Commission’s Professional and Technical Advisory Committee for the Long Term Care program. He will represent the interests and policies of the nation’s hospitals and health systems to the Joint Commission, […] [...]

Providers keeping an eye on federal reform

Controversy is the one thing that has been a constant of the federal healthcare reform act as the uncertainty about its future continues. Mississippi healthcare providers will be watching closely to see what the courts and Congress do in 2011 as new members take their seats. The Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) is partnering closely with […] [...]

Cutbacks routine during downturn

by Becky Gillette Published: August 1,2010

Tags: American Hospital Association, economy, healthcare, jobs

While healthcare jobs are some of the jobs in highest demand with the greatest growth potential in the future as the average age of the population in the U.S. grows older, hospitals and other healthcare providers have had to resort to reductions in staff and services in order to weather the recession. Across the country […] [...]

Higginbotham wins AHA award

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has presented its 2010 Grassroots Champion Award to Doug Higginbotham, executive director for South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. The AHA created the Grassroots Champion Award to honor leaders who most effectively educate elected officials on how major issues affect the hospital’s vital role in the community, who have […] [...]

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