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May 25, 2018
President's Perspective – CDC's National Health Interview SurveyThe CDC recently released the National Health Interview Survey for 2017 covering estimates for the United States and 18 selected states.
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.
Last Chance to Nominate Individuals Who Make a DifferenceKHA encourages members to make nominations for five award opportunities. Nominations are due June 1 and can be made online.
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.
Kansas Medicaid Opioid Coverage PoliciesKDHE recently published several KMAP Bulletins regarding opioid coverage guidelines effective June 1, 2018, for Kansas Medicaid members.
KHA Population Health Survey – Reminder to Please Complete!KHA recently sent a survey request to hospital CEOs to help better understand hospitals' efforts in the area of population health including utilized strategies, considerations, benefits and challenges.
Health Observances and Recognition Days for JuneThe Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days was developed by SHSMD of AHA. It is intended to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. Special thanks to KHSC for their sponsorship of this calendar.
Federal FocusThis section includes CMS updates, guidance and announcements. This week's topics include: U.S. House and Senate Pass VA Bill, Expedited Medicare Appeals Settlements, MLN Connects Provider eNews, IQR Education Sessions, House Passes "Right-To-Try" Bill, Hospital Compare HSRs, Scholarship Program Targets Psychiatric-Mental Health Field.
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