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June 8, 2018
President's Perspective – Million-Dollar GestureSpoiler alert—this week's column has nothing to do with healthcare. But when a story like this comes along, especially in your own state, it needs to be highlighted.
Regional CART Abstraction Training SessionsKHA is offering an overview of how to use the CMS Abstraction & Reporting Tool on June 29 in Garden City and Aug. 8 in Topeka.
Noon Briefing: Sharing Best Practices in Employee Engagement and Employee Recognition – June 22At this Noon Briefing, representatives from Kansas hospitals will share best practices in employee engagement and employee recognition.
2018 Spring Issue of Prevention HighlightsReleased by the State Fire Marshal's Office, the 2018 spring issue of Prevention Highlights contains a number of articles of interest for health care facilities.
Regional Trustee Seminar: An In-Depth Look at Governance, Leadership and Trustee ResourcesA strategic focus for KHA is to expand our education and resources to hospital governing boards. We are thrilled to kick off regional trustee seminars that will take an in-depth look at governance, leadership and trustee resources.
2017 AHA Annual Survey ReminderIn March, KHA emailed hospitals materials necessary to complete the 2017 AHA Annual Survey. Survey results provide information critical to advocacy efforts and to populate www.khastat.org.
KHF Accepting Applications for Impact and Capacity Grants through Sept. 17KHF offers the ICG Initiative Request for Proposals funding mechanism to support mission-aligned organizations actively working within one or more of KHF's four areas of focus.
Fund Availability Under the Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural AreasThe Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing the availability of funds under the Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas program.
2018 ASHE Region 8 Conference – June 20-21The ASHE Region 8 Conference brings together health care facilities from Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Missouri. This year's event is June 20-22 at the Embassy Suites Kansas City/Olathe.
National Safety Month | Community Health Improvement Week | #HAVhope FridayJoin KHA as we recognize those who work to ensure public safety, raise awareness, and advance the health and well-being of our communities.
Position AvailableCEO, Ellsworth County Medical Center, Ellsworth.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: MLN Connects Provider eNews Available, OQR Education Session, Declines in HACs Save 8,000 Lives and Money, Medicare Solvency Date Shortened, IPFQR Program Resources, and Medicaid State Scorecards.
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