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Delivering the right care at the right time in the right setting is the core mission of Kansas hospitals. KHA is committed to helping our members improve the quality of care they deliver every day.

Patient care that meets the highest standards of safety and quality - has been identified by the Kansas Hospital Association Board of Directors as one of our strategic issues. If you have questions regarding a quality or patient safety issue, contact Deborah Stern at (785) 233-7436.

 

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The Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Medical Society founded the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative in 2008 as a provider-led organization dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety and value. KHC embodies the commitment of KHA and KMS to act as a resource and continually enhance care provided to Kansans. KHC’s mission is to engage and align providers and stakeholders to establish Kansas as a role model for health care quality and a top-performer in health care outcomes. For more information regarding KHC and its current initiatives, visit khconline.org or contact the KHC office at (785) 235-0763.

 

KEPRO Notice.pdf
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For more information regarding this issue, refer to the article entitled Memorandum of Agreement for New QIO featured in the Aug. 1, 2014 issue of Current Report.
AMCHP_Screening_for_CCHD_Issue_Brief_FINAL-Oct2013.pdf
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For more information regarding this document, reference the Jan. 31, 2014, Current Report article entitled KDHE Congenital Heart Disease Survey to Be Distributed.
Fall2013HospitalSafetyScoreGrades_KS (2).pdf
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For more information, see the Oct. 25 Current Report article entitled Leapfrog Releases Fall Report.
Leapfrog update_Oct 2013_allied.pdf
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For more information, see the Oct. 25 Current Report article entitled Leapfrog Releases Fall Report.
KS_HAI_2011_ConsumerReport (2).pdf
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See October 18 Current Report article entitled KDHE Releases Surveillance Report. For more information, contact Deborah Stern at dstern@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
KS_HAI_2011_Results.pdf
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See October 18 Current Report article entitled KDHE Releases Surveillance Report. For more information, contact Deborah Stern at (785) 233-7436.
Quality Matrix 11x14 April 6 2012 FINAL.xlsx
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If you have questions regarding this document, contact Deborah Stern at (785) 233-7436 or dstern@kha-net.org. (Updated 4-6)
2012 Strategic Plan - Quality.pdf
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Patient care that meets the highest standards of safety and quality.
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For more information regarding this event, contact Michele Clark at mclark@khconline.org or (785) 235-0763.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Wisconsin Hospital Association is a hosting a four-part webinar series to help hospitals prepare. Hospital coders, coding supervisors and managers, and internal ICD-10 team leaders and members are encouraged to participate in this series as a team.
Join the Kansas Healthcare Communicators Society on Oct. 29, 2014 for their fall education conference. Download the brochure today for more information. Contact Jan Fenwick at (785) 233-7436 or jfenwick@kha-net.org for more info.
Improved coordination of care and sharing of public health data are two important requirements in Stage 2 Meaningful Use. Join KHA on Wed., Oct. 29 for a webinar from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
The Kansas Hospital Association in cooperation with the Nebraska Hospital Association will be hosting a webinar on Oct. 29 that will cover the challenges facing Critical Access Hospitals as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Paul Baumert, CPA, FHFMA and Julianne Kipple, CPA, CHFP with the Lutz Healthcare Practice Group will identify opportunities for cost savings, improvements in revenue cycle management and shifts in reimbursement.