Message from Your President

Dear KCHCS Members: 

Our Fall Conference is right around the corner, and we have a great line-up of speakers for you. This is a day of professional development and networking you won’t want to miss! Please fill out the attached conference registration form. We look forward to seeing you on Nov. 4.

KCHCS Fall Conference

Date:                  Friday, Nov. 4 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location:           Brio Tuscan Grille, Country Club Plaza

Sessions Include:

Bridging Worlds, The Future Role of the Healthcare Strategist
Presented by Burl Stamp, President, Stamp & Chase

The Voice: Using Your X Factor to Be a Writing Idol
Presented by Tom McCormally, Director of Archives, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Pandora and the Art of Online Radio
Presented by LeeAnn Longinotti, Director of Healthcare Vertical, and Sheila Weaver, Senior Account Executive, Pandora

Facebook for Business: Engage
Presented by David McBee, Internet Marketing Consultant

Please mail the attached registration form and payment to Kansas Hospital Association, KCHCS, Attn: Jan Fenwick, by Wednesday, Oct. 26.


KCHCS Membership Form

If you have not already done so, please fill out and return the 2016 KCHCS Membership Form. 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

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