The Healthcare Financial Management Association is a national organization for health care financial management professionals comprised of members employed by hospitals, integrated delivery systems, long-term and ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, medical group practices, public accounting and consulting firms, insurance companies, government agencies and other health care organizations. The Kansas chapter, known as the Sunflower chapter, has committed to provide their membership with quality education programs, career and professional development resources and a forum to facilitate an exchange of ideas, information and experience. The Sunflower chapter has been recognized nationally for each of the past six years by winning the Charles F. Mehler Gold Award for education, attaining some of the highest number of education hours per member in the nation.
Information regarding publications, chapter information, certification programs, educational programs, membership and much more is available on the HFMA Sunflower chapter's website at www.kshfma.org/. In addition to their regular membership, HFMA offers membership to faculty members, as well as student membership. To learn more about HFMA, contact Laraine Gengler, HFMA Sunflower chapter president, at (785) 227-3308 or Tish Hollingsworth, KHA liaison, at (785) 233-7436.
We strive to bring members of the Sunflower (Kansas) Chapter of HFMA educational seminars that address current issues and are presented by renowned health care speakers. Our meetings are usually held quarterly and are presented in a variety of localities around the state.
Laraine Gengler - PresidentDanica Case - President-ElectJosh Honn - Past PresidentNikki Esquibel - SecretaryCodi Cox - TreasurerGary Foll - Director (2018)Jason Barb - Director (2018)Karen Baliel - Director (2019)Linda Sherman - Director (2019)Stephanie Smith - Director (2020)James Garbarino - Director (2020)Tish Hollingsworth - Director/KHA Liaison
John Nelson - Audit ChairScott Miles - Communications ChairSarah Strydom - Corporate Sponsorship ChairLaraine Gengler - Founders Awards ChairBecky Newton - History ChairAudrey Dunkel - Membership ChairDanica Case - Membership Co-ChairJosh Honn - Nominating ChairJason Barb - Professional Excellence ChairDevon Kim - Program ChairPaula Pedersen - Program Co-Chair
Check out www.kshfma.org for the latest Sunflower Chapter information.
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