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New Complexities to Risk Exposure Require Increased Board VigilanceFulfilling the hospital's charitable, community-based mission is critical to maintaining the hospital's tax-exempt status and building community trust, confidence and support. But that trust can be shattered by poor risk management.
Grassroots Advocacy – We CARE We VOTEKHA has launched the We CARE We VOTE campaign, a statewide initiative to empower and educate health care workers across the state about what's at stake for Kansas hospitals this election year.
KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show – Sept. 8-9Mark your calendars and plan to attend the KHA Convention and Trade Show, Sept. 8-9, at the Sheraton Overland Park/Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park.
KHA Members Learn More about Medicaid CutsLast week, Kansas hospitals met with the state and the Medicaid MCOs to learn more about how the state and the MCOs intend to implement the program cuts announced by Gov. Brownback to help the state balance its budget.
KHA-PAC Campaign 2016 – Trustee Contributions Are EssentialThe goals and objectives of the KHA-PAC are simple. We raise money to help support political candidates who share our belief that state and federal health policy should maximize our ability to improve health care in the communities we serve.
Ransomware Prevention and Response Guidance Resources AvailableRansomware, a type of malicious software designed to block access to a facilities system and data until a sum of money is paid, is becoming more prevalent. To educate health care providers, the departments of Homeland Security, Justice and Health and Human Services issued technical guidance.
Alliance Partners Conduct Community Forums StatewideKHA is one of more than 100 organizations that have joined The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas. It includes business leaders, doctors and hospitals, social service and safety net organizations, faith communities, chambers of commerce, advocates for health care consumers who support expanding KanCare.
Hays and Hoisington Receive Healthy Kansas Hospitals Centers of ExcellenceThe goal of Healthy Kansas Hospitals is to help hospitals provide healthier food and beverage options throughout the facility for hospital employees, patients and visitors. Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington, and Hays Medical Center, Hays, have been presented with the 2016 Healthy Kansas Hospitals Centers of Excellence Award.
Davidson Award Represents Kansas Hospitals' Commitment to Quality
On July 17, KHA was recognized by AHA as one of three U.S. state hospital associations for leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety.
KHA Board Nominations RequestedThe KHA Board of Directors is looking for qualified nominees to fill vacancies on the 2017 KHA Board.
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