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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.

Calendar

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

KAMSS Business Meeting and Educational Program
From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on March 16, 2018
Pratt Regional Medical Center

200 Commodore St.
Pratt, KS 67124-3099

KAMSS Annual Conference
From 8:00 AM to Noon, June 14-15, 2018
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. 17, 2018
Rooks County Health Center
1210 N. Washington
Plainville, KS 67663

KAMSS Business Meeting and Educational Program
From 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Nov. 16, 2018
The University of Kansas Health System
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160-7200


For more information on this event, contact Amy Fluke at afluke@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information, contact the KHA Education Department at jmartin@kha-net.org.
Having a healthy workforce is critical to achieving the triple aim: delivering care that is timely, cost-effective and of the highest quality. Join us for a Noon Briefing on Friday, June 22, when representatives from Kansas hospitals will share best practices in employee engagement and employee recognition.
This seminar will be appropriate for any board member or hospital administrator, and will be offered six times for convenience, each seminar will cover the same material.Locations and Dates:Wichita - June 27Garden City - June 28Parsons - July 19Topeka - Aug. 17Salina - Oct. 17Colby - Oct. 18
This seminar will be appropriate for any board member or hospital administrator, and will be offered six times for convenience, each seminar will cover the same material.Locations and Dates:Wichita - June 27Garden City - June 28Parsons - July 19Topeka - Aug. 17Salina - Oct. 17Colby - Oct. 18