Message from Your President

Dear KCHCS Members:

Save-the-Date for these upcoming KCHCS events!

August 10  |  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Topic: Organizational Culture and Internal Communications,
Presenter: Angie Pastorek, Ph.D., Workplace Communication Strategist, University of Kansas-Edwards Campus
Location: St. Joseph Medical Center, 1000 Carondelet Drive, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 4 – FALL Conference  |  8:30 am. - 4 p.m.  | Great speakers and topics being planned. Save the date for this convenient, affordable and close-to-home conference!

We look forward to seeing you June 8!

Stephanie Manning
President, KCHCS
PR & Marketing Manager, Olathe Health System


KCHCS Membership Form

If you have not already done so, please fill out and return the 2016 KCHCS Membership Form. These need to be in by April 1. Send to Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org.

Membership Scholarship

We understand budgets can be tight. In an effort to keep our membership strong, KCHCS is offering five membership scholarships to KCHCS hospital/provider members. This scholarship can be applied to 2016 dues or the 2016 Fall Conference. If you know anyone who would be a good candidate for this scholarship, please pass this form and information along to them. The deadline is March 1. Membership scholarships will be based on need. Send forms to Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org

Education Scholarship

KCHCS is offering one $250 education scholarship for hospital/provider members. This scholarship will be awarded based on a lottery drawing. Please complete the education scholarship form and submit by March 1 to Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org for your chance to win. The scholarship can be applied to one of the following educational opportunities:

  • MAHPRM Summer Conference
  • KCHCC Spring Conference
  • KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show
  • MHA Annual Convention and Trade Show

Kansas City Healthcare Communicators Society Documents
Join the Kansas Hospital Association for a Healthy Kansas Hospitals webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 27, when Amber Groeling, Topeka Hy-Vee dietitian, will show you how to sort through the nutrition confusion and put science-based nutrition recommendations into practice.
Communicating Unanticipated Outcomes
For more information on this meeting, contact Amy Fluke at (785) 233-7436 or afluke@kha-net.org.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in partnership with the Kansas Hospital Association and Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation is offering a training opportunity for new and experienced Critical Access Hospital leadership focusing on an overview of the hospital CDM and tools for on-going maintenance.
Communicating Unanticipated Outcomes