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September 22, 2017
President's Perspective – Developing the Next Generation of LeadersA consistent comment I hear from our members during KHA meetings and one-on-one conversations is the need to develop the next generation of leaders for Kansas hospitals and healthcare.
Noon Briefing: Candida Auris – A New Antimicrobial Threat – Oct. 5This Noon Briefing webinar will provide more information on Candida Auris including background information, infection control and prevention practices, and reporting and include a brief overview of infectious disease reporting in Kansas.
KHA and KMS Provide Recommendations on KanCareRepresentatives from KHA and KMS recently met with the leadership teams at the KDHE and Kansas Department on Aging and Disability Services to provide recommendations on the upcoming KanCare request-for-proposal.
Join KHA in Recognizing Kansas LegislatorsIn order to publically thank our legislators who had a 100 percent voting record in favor of our positions, KHA has provided a communications and planning toolkit that is now available. Please email Lorri Dean if you are willing to host an event to recognize these legislators.
KHA Provides Comments on OPPS Proposed RuleLast week, KHA submitted a comment letter to the CMS on the Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for 2018.
Free Vaccinations Panel Presentation – Oct. 13
The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians-Foundation invites physicians, nurses, care teams, parents and community members to attend a FREE panel presentation, Highlight on Vaccinations 4 Teens.
KHA Membership Directory AdvertisingKHA is excited to announce its continued partnership with E&M Consulting to produce this year's KHA Membership Directory.
Health Observances and Recognition Days for OctoberThe Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days was developed by SHSMD of AHA. It is intended to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. Special thanks to KHSC for their sponsorship of this calendar.
Position AvailableCEO, Great Bend Regional Hospital, Great Bend.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: MLN Connects Provider eNews, Caregiver Webinar, Federal Health Reform Legislation, Patient-Centered Care, CMS Education Session, Addendum to eCQM Specifications, Analysis of Health Insurance Subsidies, Opioid Grant Funding, and Health Subcommittee Examines Funding Extensions.
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