The Kansas Association of Health Care Communicators is a group of health care communications professionals dedicated to improving communication with our communities, health care employees, physicians, media and more. KAHCC provides the following benefits for new and experienced communication professionals: two educational seminars; networking with peers; and membership directory; and online list serve.
For minimal dues, membership in KAHCC provides many benefits for the new and the experienced communication professional:
KAHCC membership runs from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. To join or renew your KAHCC membership, download and complete your membership application and send the completed membership form with payfment made payable to KAHCC and mail to: KHA, Attention Jan Fenwick, 215 SE 8th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603-3906. If you have questions regarding KAHCC, contact: 2018 KAHCC President Andrea Ellis at (316) 293-2649; or contact KHA Liaison Cindy Samuelson at (785) 233-7436.
Details are being planned for the KAHCC Spring Conference and Emerald Awards Luncheon, April 11-12 at the Cosmosphere, 1100 N. Plum St., Hutchinson, KS 67501. Watch for more details to become available.
Mark your calendars for the KAHCC Fall Meeting, from noon to 1:50 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Wichita, 400 W. Waterman St., Wichita, KS 67202. This program will be held in conjunction with the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show. Watch for more information to be mailed out in July.
The Kansas Association of Health Care Communications invites Kansas hospital and health care providers to enter their communications for a chance to win awards and acclaim from your peers. The Call for Entries is available. Categories in the KAHCC Emerald Awards include: Internal and External Communications, Special Events, Digital Media Projects, Videos, Websites, Advertising, Writing, Media Relations/Crisis Communication, Small Budget-Big Results and Wildcard. We also will be awarding a Best of Show. The Emerald Awards are completely electronic. An entry form and narrative should accompany all entries. Email entries to email@example.com. Entries must be sent by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. Awardees will be recognized at the KAHCC Emerald Awards banquet during the KAHCC Spring Conference, in Hutchinson.