KHA Awards
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The Charles S. Billings Award is the top honor given by the Kansas Hospital Association. The annual award recognizes a hospital leader for his or her lifetime of service and continuing contribution to the health care of Kansas. The Billings Award was established in 1971 to honor Charles S. Billings’ dedication and years of service to Kansans - online nomination form.
The Distinguished Health Care Advocate Award recognizes those individuals, organizations or groups who provide an exemplary contribution to the health and well-being of the people of Kansas through their leadership in the political or policy arena. The Distinguished Health Care Advocate Award provides members of KHA the opportunity to recognize those who work on our behalf from outside our ranks - online nomination form.
The Donald A. Wilson Visionary Award recognizes an outstanding innovative contribution to health care delivery, financing or initiatives that improve the health and clinical outcomes of their community. The Donald A. Wilson Visionary Award can be awarded to a hospital-related individual who has been a change agent in the hospital industry - online nomination form.
The Trustee of the Year Award recognizes and honors a hospital board member who is a leader, gives back to the community and routinely goes beyond the call of duty. KHA members are encouraged to recognize those trustees who have served with distinction and made significant contributions to the betterment of their hospital and community - online nomination form.
The Health Care Worker of the Year Award recognizes and honors the excellence of health care workers statewide. Each Kansas Hospital Association member hospital is encouraged to recognize one employee who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of their hospital - online nomination form.
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For more information regarding this event, contact Michele Clark at mclark@khconline.org or (785) 235-0763.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Wisconsin Hospital Association is a hosting a four-part webinar series to help hospitals prepare. Hospital coders, coding supervisors and managers, and internal ICD-10 team leaders and members are encouraged to participate in this series as a team.
Join the Kansas Healthcare Communicators Society on Oct. 29, 2014 for their fall education conference. Download the brochure today for more information. Contact Jan Fenwick at (785) 233-7436 or jfenwick@kha-net.org for more info.
Improved coordination of care and sharing of public health data are two important requirements in Stage 2 Meaningful Use. Join KHA on Wed., Oct. 29 for a webinar from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Nebraska Hospital Association will be hosting a webinar on Oct. 29 that will cover the challenges facing Critical Access Hospitals as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Paul Baumert, CPA, FHFMA and Julianne Kipple, CPA, CHFP with the Lutz Healthcare Practice Group will identify opportunities for cost savings, improvements in revenue cycle management and shifts in reimbursement.