MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.