About KHA

KHA is a voluntary non-profit organization existing to provide leadership and services to member hospitals. KHA is the lead organization in a group of companies and affiliates that provide a wide array of services to the hospitals of Kansas and the Midwest region. 

Annual STAT Report
This bookmarked PDF of the Annual STAT Report is full of hospital and health care statistics and analytical explanations. It includes the KHA Annual Report and sections on hospital characteristics,utilization, workforce and finances. Each section is also available in a downloadable, bookmarked PDF on the Annual STAT Report page.

KHA Vision: An organization of hospitals working together to improve access, quality and the affordability of health care for all Kansans. KHA Mission: To be the voice and resource for community-based hospitals by meeting member needs for advocacy and service.
Dr. John Axtell, a surgeon in Newton, Kansas, led the charge in 1910 to develop an organization of hospitals to “promote the efficiency and economy in the management of hospitals in Kansas.”

KHA's membership includes 126 community hospitals and seven other health care organizations. In addition, three health insurance companies are members, as well as 44 associate members that represent health care vendors and service providers,15 members that represent systems and 16 members that represent networks.

Thank you to our KHA diamond, platinum, gold and silver sponsors. KHA sponsorships help our association grow in members, grow our educational offering and increase value.
The Kansas Hospital Association is located in Topeka, Kansas, just blocks from the state Capitol. Topeka is a family-oriented community of 120,000 in northeast Kansas, located an hour from Kansas City, Topeka offers excellent family, professional, educational, outdoor and cultural opportunities. KHA, and our affiliates, employ approximately 25 employees in Topeka.
State and federal governments pay for well over half of Kansas hospital care and regulate 100 percent of our activities. Those are the main reasons why the work of the Kansas Hospital Association and its political action committee, KHA-PAC, is so important.
Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation ... facilitating community-based health solutions that work. KHERF, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, was formed in 1969 as the Kansas Hospital Association Education Foundation. It was renamed the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation in 1999.
The Kansas Health Service Corporation is a for-profit subsidiary of the Kansas Hospital Association and provides needed products and services to KHA member hospitals. The KHA Workers’ Compensation Fund, Inc is a taxable workers’ compensation pool operated by KHSC.
Associated Purchasing Services Corp. is a for-profit group purchasing company organized in the state of Kansas. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Health Alliance of MidAmerica, LLC.
KHA and the Kansas Medical Society founded the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative in 2008. This provider-led organization is dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety and value.
KHA is governed by a Board of Directors. KHA members guide the association's work through input on KHA councils, technical advisory groups, task forces, policy groups and during Spring and Fall district meetings.
The Kansas Hospital Association Awards Program offers KHA members the opportunity to honor individuals or groups that are making a positive difference for Kansas hospitals.
Staff photos and contact information for: Kansas Hospital Association, Kansas Health Service Corporation, Associated Purchasing Services and Kansas City Metropolitan Healthcare Council staff.
Questions...contact a member of the Kansas Hospital Association. Click here or go to the KHA Staff Team section of this Web site for photos, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
KDHE, in partnership with the KHA and KHERF, is offering a training opportunity for new and experienced CAH leadership focusing on preparation for CAH surveys on Dec. 2 in Wichita. Please contact the Chrisy Madden at (785) 233-7436 or cmadden@kha-net.org if you have any questions.
For more information regarding the KHSC Board Meeting, contact Steve Poage at (785) 233-7436 or spoage@kha-net.org.
For more information regarding this event, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436: Jennifer Findley (jfindley@kha-net.org) Hayley Finch (hfinch@kha-net.org) Chrisy Madden (cmadden@kha-net.org.
For more information on this event, contact Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436 or dlewis@kha-net.org.
For more information, contact Melissa Hungerford (mhungerford@kha-net.org) or Susan Cunningham (scunningham@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.