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July 6, 2018
President's Perspective – We CARE We VOTEWe CARE We VOTE is an initiative to empower and educate health care workers across the state about what's at stake for Kansas hospitals and encourages hospital employees to vote in the 2018 election.
Last Chance to Register for the Regional Trustee Seminar in ParsonsDiscussion topics include best practices for developing a strong strategic partnership between trustees and CEOs; state and national tools and resources to guide strong board discussions, deliberations and decisions; and the most common legal issues challenging hospital boards.
KHA-PAC Campaign Needs Your SupportThe KHA-PAC Steering Committee is encouraging EVERY hospital to participate in this year's KHA-PAC campaign. Your voice is critical! Please join us.
Pete Chooncharoen – Radiating the Hospital's Culture of Patient-Centered CarePete Chooncharoen was nominated for the Health Care Worker of the Year Award by The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus, Topeka.
Teresa Ellis – An Inspiration to Staff and PatientsTeresa Ellis was nominated for the Health Care Worker of the Year Award by Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson.
Regulatory UpdatesInformation from KDHE regarding cardboard and corrugated boxes in hospitals, as well as updates from the State Fire Marshal's office.
Update on Staffing Resources through Your Hospital Association
KHA realizes the workforce challenges our members face, which is why KHA supported the formation of the APS Staffing Program as a joint venture 14 years ago. Since then, the APS Staffing Program has evolved into a trusted sole-source workforce solution for more than 150 facilities.
MMIC Webinar July 11: Emerging Cyber Trends and Liability ExposureCyber criminals are constantly finding new and innovative ways to penetrate business network systems. What can you do to protect your business? Register now for this complimentary webinar offered by MMIC, and find out.
FDA Safety Communication: Recommendations to Reduce Surgical Fires and Related Patient InjuryCMS and OSFM asked KHA to share this safety communication.
Vision, Design and Capacity Grant Writing Workshopl Presentation – Aug. 15-17
The Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA's Office of Minority Health and KDHE invite you to participate in a FREE, hands-on, grant writing workshop.
Position AvailableDirector of Quality Management, Newton Medical Center, Newton.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Assistance Program Funding Opportunity, IQR Education, Quality Reporting Summer Newsletter, Federal Registration for Tele-Prescribing Controlled Substances, Congressional Changes to the ACA Report, Federal Opioid Legislation Report, CY 2019 and 2020 HHA Payment and Policy Updates, Health Insurance Marketplace Performance Reports, 2018 DRA HAC Measures Hospital-Specific Reports, National Hospital IP Quality Measures Specifications Manual, Medicare Advantage Quality Payment Arrangement Incentive Demonstration, and MLN Connects Provider eNews.
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