Hospital Preparedness Program

Hospital Preparedness Program

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) administers the Individual Hospital Grants and Regional Planning Hospitals subsidies. In partnership with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, KHERF assists with the planning of the National Hospital Preparedness Program. Every hospital is eligible to apply for the Individual Hospital Grant funds, according to the grant guidance. Grant materials are available on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment web-site, go to: or click here.  

Intermedix - H-ICS Flexible Organization Chart - Quick Reference Guide

National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) training


Hospital Emergency Contact Newsletter --

FY13-14 HPP Grant Materials

EPMS The online ordering system through the Associated Purchasing Service.  Facilities can begin ordering their HPP equipment and supplies through the EPMS system.  Quick Start Guide for the EPMS system.

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 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.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Susan Cunningham at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information on the KHA Board Meeting, contact Amy Fluke at or (785) 233-7436