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.

Two Kansas Hospitals Named Centers of Excellence

 


Clara Barton Hospital (Hoisington, Kan.) and Hays Medical Center (Hays, Kan.) have each been selected for the 2016 Healthy Kansas Hospitals Centers of Excellence Award. More

  

 

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.
Communicating Unanticipated Outcomes ...
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Melissa Hungerford (mhungerford@kha-net.org) or Susan Cunningham (scunningham@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436
For more information on this program, contact Susan Cunningham at scunningham@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
For more information on the KHA Board Meeting, contact Amy Fluke at (785) 233-7436 or afluke@kha-net.org.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Steve Poage (spoage@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.