Healthy Kansas Hospitals

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Healthy Kansas Hospitals

As major employers in the community and the primary source of health care in many communities, hospitals have the opportunity to establish strong community norms and influence the health decisions of the public. By providing the healthiest food venues possible for their employees and community, hospitals can be powerful employers and role models.

  

 

What is Healthy Kansas Hospitals and What Can My Hospital Do?

The population affected by the dietary options available within Kansas hospitals not only includes patients, but the hospital staff, medical staff and clinic staff who often utilize the available onsite dietary services and finally, the general public. As major employers in the community and the primary source of health care in many communities, hospitals have the opportunity to establish strong community norms and influence the health decisions of the public. By providing the healthiest food venues possible for their employees and community (which includes cafeterias, vending machines, snack carts, and gift shops), hospitals can be powerful employers and role models.  Read More...

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Media Center for the Healthy Kansas Hospitals program.
Get started with this first toolkit of resources that can help your hospital make healthy options the routine, easy choice.
This second toolkit of resources will further assist and support your hospital as you lead the way to improve food and beverage environments.
For more information on the KHSC Board Meeting, contact Steve Poage (spoage@kha-net.org) or Vicky Nelson (vnelson@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.
For more information on the KHA Board Retreat, contact Amy Fluke at afluke@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information or to participate, contact Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
Join the Kansas Hospital Association for an educational webinar that will be presented from a hospitals perspective.