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About KHA

HA Today
KHA Vision: Optimal Health for Kansans. KHA Mission: To be the leading advocate and resource for members.
HA History
Dr. John Axtell, a surgeon in Newton, Kansas, led the charge in 1910 to develop an organization of hospitals to “promote the efficiency and economy in the management of hospitals in Kansas.”
HA Members

KHA's membership includes 127 community hospitals, 14 systems, 16 health care organizations, three health insurance companies, 41 associate members and 17 networks.

HA Governance
KHA is governed by a Board of Directors. KHA members guide the association's work through input on KHA councils, technical advisory groups, task forces, policy groups and during Spring and Fall district meetings.
HA Sponsors
Thank you to our KHA diamond, platinum, gold and silver sponsors. KHA sponsorships help our association grow in members, grow our educational offering and increase value.
HA-PAC
State and federal governments pay for well over half of Kansas hospital care and regulate 100 percent of our activities. That is why the work of the KHA-PAC, is so important.
HERF Foundation
Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation ... facilitating community-based health solutions that work. KHERF, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, was formed in 1969.
HSC
The Kansas Health Service Corporation is a for-profit subsidiary of KHA and provides needed products and services to members. KHA Workers’ Compensation Fund, Inc is a taxable workers’ compensation pool operated by KHSC.
PS
APS is a for-profit group purchasing company organized in the state of Kansas. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Health Alliance of MidAmerica, LLC.
HC
KHA and KMS founded the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative in 2008. This provider-led organization is dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety and value.
HA Awards
The Kansas Hospital Association Awards Program offers KHA members the opportunity to honor individuals or groups that are making a positive difference for Kansas hospitals.
HA Staff Listing
Staff photos and contact information for: Kansas Hospital Association, Kansas Health Service Corporation, Associated Purchasing Services and Kansas City Metropolitan Healthcare Council staff.
ontact KHA
Questions...contact a member of the Kansas Hospital Association. Click here or go to the KHA Staff Listing section for photos, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
HA Employment Opportunities
KHA is located in Topeka, KS, just blocks from the state Capitol. Topeka offers excellent family, professional, educational, outdoor and cultural opportunities. KHA, and our affiliates, employ about 25 people.

Join us for a Noon Briefing on Thursday, Nov. 30, when Casey Johnson, sr. product marketing associate, hospital services, athenahealth, will cover Meaningful Use Stage 3 and the programs objectives, goals and requirements. Johnson will share tips and tricks to help set your organization up for success and avoid penalties. At the end of this webinar, a team of Meaningful Use experts will be available to answer questions.
For more information regarding this event, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Steve Poage at (785) 233-7436.
Join the Kansas Hospital Association for a Noon Briefing on Wednesday, Dec. 6, when Julie Roth, partner, Spencer Fane LLP, will provide an overview of a hospitals basic obligations under EMTALA and specifically address how an individuals location affects a hospitals EMTALA duties.
For more information regarding this event, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436.