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KHA Media Statement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act.pdf
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Access to health care coverage is essential to Kansas hospitals and the patients they serve. Unfortunately, the Better Care Reconciliation legislation moves in the opposite direction, particularly for our most vulnerable patients.
2017 Award Winners News Release.pdf
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Three Kansas hospitals were recognized for their leadership and achievement in quality improvement and patient safety by the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative. The KHC 2017 Leadership in Quality Award is presented annually to a facility that reflects KHC's vision for improving the health of populations, enhancing the experience of patients, and reducing the per capita cost of care. The awards were sponsored by the KaMMCO Foundation and presented at the Ninth Annual Summit on Quality.
KHA Media Advisory - Atchison Hospital to Receive Centers of Excellence Award.pdf
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Atchison Hospital has recently emerged as an exceptional innovator in the Healthy Kansas Hospitals initiative, designed to help hospitals lead by example in promoting healthy behaviors. Healthy Kansas Hospitals is a project of the Kansas Hospital Education and Research. The program’s goal is to help hospitals provide healthier food and beverage options throughout the facility for hospital employees, patients and visitors.
KHA Media Advisory - Labette Health - Centers of Excellence Award.pdf
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Labette Health has recently emerged as an exceptional innovator in the Healthy Kansas Hospitals initiative, designed to help hospitals lead by example in promoting healthy behaviors. Healthy Kansas Hospitals is a project of the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation.
KHA Media Advisory - Wilson Medical Center - Centers of Excellence Award.pdf
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Wilson Medical Center has recently emerged as an exceptional innovator in the Healthy Kansas Hospitals initiative, designed to help hospitals lead by example in promoting healthy behaviors. Healthy Kansas Hospitals is a project of the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation.
National Hospital Week MEDIA RELEASE 2017.pdf
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National Hospital Week - May 13-17
KHA Media Release - Kansas Advocates Will Continue to Work on a Solution.pdf
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The Kansas Hospital Association is deeply disappointed that the Kansas House was unable to override Governor Brownback’s veto of House Bill 2044. The House voted 81-44, 84 votes were needed. Advocates will continue to work on a Kansas solution as our state is currently on the wrong side of this equation; Kansas is at both an economic and competitive disadvantage.
KHA Media Release - KHA's Response to the Governor's Veto of HB 2044.pdf
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KHA's Response to the Governor's Veto of HB 2044
KHA Media Release - Senate Passes KanCare Expansion.pdf
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The Bridge to a Healthy Kansas (HB 2044) passed the Kansas Senate by a strong bi-partisan vote of 25-14. This KanCare expansion legislation passed the House of Representatives in February by a margin of 81-44. With more than 82 percent of Kansas voters who support the effort, many are now looking to what the Governor will do next.
Economic Impact of Hospitals and Health Care - Media Release.pdf
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As the fifth largest producer of total income and total sales in the state, the Kansas health sector is a powerful economic force. This media release highlights the January 2017 report entitled: The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy, produced by researchers at the Office of Local Government, K-State Research and Extension. KanCare expansion adds needed dollars and jobs as well.
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It is important for hospital boards to understand what types of services patients in their region are seeking and where those patients are going for care. Please join KHA for a Noon Briefing on Friday, June 30, where Sally Othmer, senior director of data and quality, will explore how to use generated reports from the Analytic Advantage Plus website to support strategic market-share decisions by identifying trends in both inpatient and outpatient activity.
The Kansas Hospital Association is hosting a three-part management development webinar series that will take place over several months. This webinar series will provide new and more experienced managers with the nuts and bolts of management.
For more information regarding the KHA Leadership Institute, contact the KHA Education Department at cmadden@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information regarding this program, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436.
The Kansas Hospital Association is hosting a three-part management development webinar series that will take place over several months. This webinar series will provide new and more experienced managers with the nuts and bolts of management.