MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 12.03.21

In this week’s message, Montana Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Rasmussen and Attorney Dan Auerbach touch on all the updates MHA members need to know about the CMS vaccine mandate, the injunction against the federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement, as well as HB 702 and what to expect further. Dan urges hospitals to prepare for a vaccination mandate and to look out for a final resolution sooner rather than later.

To contact Dan, email Daniel@bkbh.com

 

Posted on 12/03/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 11.19.21

In this week’s message, Montana Hospital Association
President & CEO Rich Rasmussen urges the membership to reaffirm their commitment to patient billing guidelines and encourages American Hospital Association members to take advantage of the new AHA “Office Hours” to provide assistance meeting Part II of the “No Surprises Act” that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022.

Posted on 11/21/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 11.5.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen discusses the CMS ruling that requires all healthcare workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and how MHA is supporting members as they navigate this mandate.

Posted on 11/05/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 10.22.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen sits down with Daryl Tol of One Mind to discuss the exciting statewide collaborative on mental health and brain health supported by the MHA Board of Trustees and funded by a grant from Montana DPHHS. MHA members should watch for communications from One Mind at Work including a charter of commitment to be signed by participating organizations. Watch the video for the full conversation.

Posted on 10/22/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 10.15.21

This week MONTANA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION President & CEO Rich Rasmussen discusses several opportunities for MHA members to continue learning and staying up-to-date with federal regulation and compliance issues.

Posted on 10/15/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 10.8.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s weekly update for the week ending 10.8.21. He talks about healthcare workforce needs in Montana and shares information about resources MHA members can access to help.

Posted on 10/08/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 9.24.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen thanks everyone who attended the #MontanaHealthcareConference in #Billings safely in-person or virtually. Watch Rich’s message for more.

Posted on 09/24/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 9.17.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen delivers his weekly update for the week ending on September 17, 2021. He gives an update on hospitals and the Covid-19 crisis in our state. He encourages us all to thank our health care professionals for getting us through this difficult time. Watch for more.

Posted on 09/17/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA CEO & President Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 9.10.21

MHA has received a number of questions from legislators around the current COVID-19 surge in Montana and facilities’ needs at this time. In response, MHA is has organized virtual Region Meetings for each MHA region this week to allow MHA members to discuss the current situation in their communities and their needs with their state legislators, representatives of Montana’s executive branch and Montana’s Congressional Delegation.

Posted on 09/10/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.27.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen asks MHA members to support a grant application to make the One Mind program available to all. This program was presented by Daryl Tol at the MHA midyear CEO meeting in #Missoula. It aims to transform workplaces at the employer level to focus on brain health and mental health. Signatures of support are due by 10am on Monday, August 30. Details are in the MHA Weekly News Release (WNR). Watch the video for more.

Posted on 08/27/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.20.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen highlights several exciting opportunities for MHA members from MHA Platinum Education Underwriters PYA and Hall Render. Included are scholarships for CAH’s (critical access hospitals) to receive complimentary compliance assessments.

Posted on 08/20/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.13.21

With COVID-19 surging in Montana and around the country, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen sits down to discuss the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 as a tool in protecting our communities.

Posted on 08/13/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.6.21

This week Montana Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Rasmussen takes a little time to share a tool that MHA members can take advantage of to tell our story in a new and engaging way. For a year and a half, Rich has produced the President’s Message using Cyrano, a platform to easily create, store and distribute video messages.

Posted on 08/07/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.30.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen sits down with MHA Board Chair Dr. Gregory Hanson, CEO of Clark Fork Valley Hospital in #Plains, Montana to discuss upcoming strategic initiatives and the importance of MHA involvement to help advance health in Montana for all communities. Watch their conversation for more!

Posted on 07/30/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.16.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen discusses a recent meeting that he and MHA Board Chair Dr. Greg Hansen had with the University of Washington’s Montana (WWAMI) medical school class of 2020.

Posted on 07/16/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.9.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen encourages members to utilize information in the WNR (weekly news release). They can view the 2021 Legislative Summary, register for an upcoming PYA webinar on surprise billing, and nominiate a colleague for a Healthcare Annual Award. Watch the video and learn more.

Posted on 07/10/21 | President’s Message | Read More

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