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You can lend us a hand as we make Michigan healthier

Decisions being made in Lansing and Washington D.C. can have a big impact on the health of our communities. Together we can inform decision-makers about the impacts their proposals would have on local health and healthcare delivery as we advocate for the health of all Michiganders.

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Listen & Learn from the Experts

Our podcast, the MiCare Champion Cast, features interviews with healthcare policy experts in Michigan about key issues that impact healthcare and the health of our communities.

Episodes cover topics like the auto no-fault insurance system, the opioid crisis and more.

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Current Issues

Understand the quality of healthcare at Michigan hospitals

Promoting Hospital Transparency

The newly launched VerifyMICare.org gives patients easy access to important information about the quality of healthcare provided at hospitals across the state. The website, created voluntarily by the MHA and its member hospitals, provides quality data on a range of infections, C-section rates, readmissions and more. Listen to a recent podcast episode on why hospital transparency matters.

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Advancing Health Equity

Hospitals in Michigan are tackling health equity and the socioeconomic and racial health disparities in patient outcomes through person- and family-centered care strategies.

MiCare Champions can get involved in their communities by becoming a patient/family adviser and by learning more about the MHA Keystone Center’s efforts to help advance Person- and Family-centered Care in Michigan.

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Improving safety & quality of care

Patient Safety and Quality of Care

All Michigan hospitals are now voluntarily participating in MHA Keystone Center programs to improve the safety and quality of healthcare by reducing hospital-acquired infections, increasing the rate of safe medication disposal, improving outcomes through safe pain management and more.

If you work in the healthcare industry, you can help by getting involved in your organization’s Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives.

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Celebrating 2017 Successes

MiCare Champions helped us protect auto no-fault insurance coverage and the Affordable Care Act in 2017. We’re awaiting new proposals that could impact healthcare from lawmakers Lansing and Washington DC. Stay engaged with us by signing up to be a MiCare Champion today!

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