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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides approximately $19 billion in funding to help hospitals and physicians adopt health information technology. The Kansas Hospital Associiation and the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation have compiled and developed resources to support the hospital community on its journey to Meaningful Use. KHA Principles for the Adoption of HIT were developed on March 25, 2009.


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Status Reports for KHA HIT

KHA regularly sends updates to health information technology contacts in member hospitals. If you would like to receive updates or access previous reports, please contact Sally Perkins.

HIT Links

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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.