Dear KCHCS Members:
We have a great speaker lined up for our June event! Don’t
forget – you can bring a one-time guest, so if someone from your
organization has an interest in physician recruiting, retention and communication,
please bring them along (and send an RSVP).
Recruiting, Retention and Communication
Date: Wednesday, June 8 at 11:30 a.m.
by: Kurt Mosley from
Location: InQuest Marketing | 9100 Ward Pkwy,
Kansas City, Mo.
Session Information: How can hospital, medical group and other healthcare
facility managers create positive relationships with today’s doctors? How do
recruiting strategies and methods set the stage for positive physician
relations? How are physician compensation models changing? What can healthcare
managers do to promote physician engagement?
In this presentation, executives
with Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s leading physician search consulting firm,
provide answers to these questions. In this session Kurt will examine how the
physician workforce has changed and where it is headed. Drawing from data
collected through one of the largest physician surveys ever conducted in the
United States, this program will provide insight into today’s physician workforce
About the Presenter: Kurt Mosley serves as Vice President of Strategic
Alliances for Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s leading physician search and
consulting firm, and a company of AMN Healthcare, the largest healthcare
staffing organization in the United States. With over 20 years of healthcare
industry experience, Mr. Mosley is one of the nation’s leading authorities on
the evolving healthcare system, particularly the way physician supply, demand,
and access are changing. Mr. Mosley has been cited for his expertise in
numerous publications, including USA Today, U.S. News & World
Report, Modern Healthcare, Hospitals & Health Networks, HealthLeaders,
Medical Economics and many others and has been heard on XM Radio’s
“Reach M.D.” program. A graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Mr.
Mosley spent several years in professional baseball and now resides in Dallas,
Please RSVP to Jan Fenwick at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday,
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!
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com for your chance to win. The scholarship can be applied to one of the following educational opportunities:
Save-the-Date for these upcoming KCHCS events!
June 8 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
August 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Nov. 4 – FALL Conference | 8:30 am. - 4 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you April 20th!
Stephanie ManningPresident, KCHCSPR & Marketing Manager, Olathe Health Systemhttp://www.kha-net.org/alliedorganizations/kchcs
The Kansas City Healthcare Communicators Society (KCHCS) is dedicated to assisting communicators who work in or have an interest in the health care field continue their professional development by increasing their understanding of the industry and their role in it.
In today's highly competitive and fast-changing health care world, KCHCS provides members with a unique opportunity to collaborate with their peers throughout the Greater Kansas City area.
Benefits include educational programs that are offered to members through luncheon or breakfast meetings, as well as at an annual half-day seminar. While topics often focus on the communicator's role in a changing health care industry, programs also include more general marketing and communications topics. In addition, KCHCS offers unique networking opportunities through social activities.
For more information contact 2016 KCHCS President Stephanie Manning at (913) 791-4200; or KHA liason Cindy Samuelson or MHA liason Beth Morell.
Download the KCHCS 2016 Membership Application and share it with others you think would be interested. Our membership dues are $75 for a year's membership. 2016 KCHCS membership applications are due to Jan Fenwick (KCHCS, Attention Jan Fenwick, 215 SE 8th Ave., Topeka, KS 66603-3906) by Friday, April 1. We are looking forward to a great 2016!
Sara Dykes Vice President, Sales & Operations LionShare Marketing
Sara Dykes currently serves as the Vice President of Sales & Operations for LionShare. With over 15 years of healthcare marketing and leadership experience, she oversees the sales and operations functions of the organization, directing cross-functional teams to drive innovation, service delivery, and operational performance. As a prior Client Services team lead, she was responsible for building client partnerships and the development and execution of strategic marketing solutions. She has guided hundreds of hospitals in their quest to link data analytics to actionable CRM strategies. Prior to her tenure at LionShare, Sara was a member of the Marketing Research and Development team with Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO. She earned her MBA at the UMKC Bloch School of Business.