KHERF Foundation

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KHERF Foundation

  

The Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation

KHERF was established in 1969 and redesigned in 1998 as a 501(c)3 organization. The Foundation is designed to be funded through contributions, grants and educational fees. KHERF's objectives are to identify, create and support projects and solutions that improve health delivery and support opportunities for education of Kansas hospitals' leadership and personnel.

If you would like to make a contribution to KHERF to support the Leadership Fund and the scholarship program, or if you would like to add a new scholarship to the KHERF Health Care Scholarship Program, please contact Susan Cunningham at (785) 233-7436 or send your contribution to KHERF, 215 S.E. Eighth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603-3906. Contributions are tax deductible.

Vision:

A heath care community working together to improve access, quality and the value of health care for all Kansans

Mission:

Facilitating collaboration and innovation to improve health delivery for Kansas communities

Organization

KHERF has an 12-member board of directors. The Kansas Hospital Association is the sole member of KHERF. The directors are KHA members and others who support the vision and values of the Foundation.

 

ospital Preparedness Program
Every hospital is eligible to apply for community hospital preparedness grant funding, click here for more information.
"Encouraging Excellence and Innovation" is the focus of the KHERF's annual Hospital Employee Scholarship. In addition, this page also contains information about financial assistance to reach your health care education goals.
The Kansas Rural Health Options Project administers the FLEX and SHIP grant program in the state of Kansas.

For more information on this program, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436.
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.