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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN KANSAS |  2003 - 2012

Hospitals demonstrated an increase in the number of hospital personnel in Kansas over the last two years.Kansas hospitals will need more qualified staff in coming years as the need for health care services continues to rise.Thirty-two percent of the total staff in hospitals is made up of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.

 Health Pros 20032012

SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association, American Hospital Association Annual Survey, 2012

 HEALTH CARE VACANCY AND TURNOVER RATES |  2013

Hospitals in Kansas and across the country continued to experience areas of workforce shortages in 2013. 

 

 SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association Workforce Survey, CY2013

 

FTE VACANCY FOR SELECT HIGH DEMAND POSITIONS2013

The five selected positions depicted below are in high demand across Kansas. .

 

SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association, Annual Workforce Survey, 2013

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For more information on this meeting, contact Tish Hollingsworth or Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436.
The Recovery Audit Contractors have made short-stay inpatient admissions a major issue by challenging significant numbers of cases. Hospitals have, in turn, appealed many of these cases which have caused a significant backlog of cases at the appeals level.
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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.
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