Kansas Association Medical Staff Services

The Kansas Association Medical Staff Services is a professional association that was formed in 1989 to provide continuing education opportunities and promote the improvement of professional knowledge and skill by uniting persons engaged in medical staff activities throughout the state and under the auspices of the national organization National Association Medical Staff Services. Its members consist of medical staff assistants, coordinators, managers, directors and consultants; managed care professionals; administrative assistants; credentialing specialists; health information managers; and risk managers.

KAMSS members are offered opportunities to earn CEU credits by participating in KAMSS meetings and the state association annual meeting. They are kept up-to-date on the national level with other medical staff services personnel and are offered membership to join NAMSS. NAMSS offers the following certification programs to its members: Certified Professional Medical Staff Management and Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist. These certifications are a recognized standard of excellence in the medical staff profession.

By networking with their peers, KAMSS members are able to exchange information and concepts helpful in solving common issues related to the medical staff organization. KAMSS publishes a quarterly newsletter and has a scholarship program for the purpose of providing financial assistance to its members for eligible activities to foster personal and professional growth and enhance knowledge and competence in the medical staff services field.

To learn more about KAMSS, contact: Karen Reed-Coffman, KAMSS president, (785) 354-6245; or Ronni Anderson, KHA liaison, (785) 233-7436; or go to www.kamss.org.



KAMSS Business Meeting and Educational Program
From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on March 17, 2017
Newman Regional Health

1201 W. 12th Ave.
Emporia, KS 66801

KAMSS Annual Conference
From 8:00 AM to Noon, June 15-16, 2017
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview
400 W. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67202

KAMSS Western Kansas Educational Program
From 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Aug. 18, 2017
Scott County Hospital
201 Albert Ave.
Scott City, KS 67871-1203

KAMSS Business Meeting and Educational Program
From 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Nov. 17, 2017
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
10500 Quivira Rd.
Overland Park, KS 66215-2306

For more information, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436.
The subject matter experts for this workshop will be presenting insights for safety net hospitals to tap into the benefits of the 340B program, including increasing financial support that enables hospitals to provide better care, improve patient outcomes, and help the indigentuninsured gain access to the discounted medications they need.
This course on corporate compliance will build on basic principles and advance the knowledge of corporate compliance officers. The course material is designed for those individuals at the hospital directly responsible for the creation and maintenance of the corporate compliance program. Attendees will be given time to network and discuss issues with each other. All participants will be provided with reference materials.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Steve Poage at spoage@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
Come and network, have some lunch and hear from talented communication professionals and hot topics related to health care. For more information or additional information, contact Jan Fenwick or Cindy Samuelson at (785) 233-7436.