Media Releases

Media Releases

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2015 The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy.pdf
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The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy - January 2015 - study done in cooperation with the Office of Local Government K-State Research and Extension.
KHA Economic Impact Release - January 2015.pdf
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As the fifth largest producer of total income and the fourth largest producer of total sales in the state, the Kansas health sector is a powerful economic force. This media release highlights the January 2015 report entitled: The Importance of the Health Care Sector to the Kansas Economy, produced by researchers at the Office of Local Government, K-State Research and Extension. KanCare expansion adds needed dollars and jobs as well.
KHERF Board - Cason chair.pdf
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Randy Cason Elected KHERF Board Chair
KHA Media Release - Kansas Economy Would Benefit from KanCare Expansion 11-20-14.pdf
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New report demonstrates net savings and details consequences without expansion. See report and summary brief.
Billings Award Media Release 2014.pdf
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For more information, contact Cindy Samuelson at (785) 233-7436 or
KHA ACS CAN Media Release - Breast Cancer Awareness Month.pdf
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For more information on this topic, contact Cindy Samuelson at KHA, (785) 233-7436 or
KHA Media Release - Quarter of a Billion Dollars.pdf
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Kansas is losing $10.75 a second in federal funding by not expanding Medicaid. The Kansas Hospital Association maintains a live ticker demonstrating this growing loss in funding at Kansas hospitals believe Kansas should thoughtfully develop a unique, Kansas-based solution that takes advantage of federal funding to improve health care coverage in our state
Opinion Tom Bell - States Not Expanding KanCare.pdf
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Evidence continues to mount to support the importance of each state developing a plan that takes advantage of expanded federal funding to provide health insurance for low income individuals.
Leadership Institute Media Advisory 2014.pdf
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The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita, Kansas. Students were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.
Kansas Hospitals Commit to Healthier Environments.pdf
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The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation has received pledges from 51 Kansas hospitals committed to examining their current food and beverage practices. These hospitals will consider new policies that provide healthier food options in the hospital cafeteria and throughout the facility. This enhanced access to healthy food aims to positively impact hospital employees, patients and visitors, while also helping to establish no
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For more information on this program, contact Sally Perkins at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information regarding this event, contact Tish Hollingsworth at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information or to register, contact Jan Fenwick at or (785) 233-7436.
For more information on this meeting, contact Susan Cunningham at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information regarding this webinar, contact Tish Hollingsworth at (785) 233-7436 or