The Kansas Hospital Association has six award opportunities for KHA members. We know many individuals are instrumental in making a difference for hospitals in Kansas and the communities they serve. Whether these individuals work in a hospital or outside our ranks, KHA wants to recognize their efforts. Each hospital is encouraged to nominate individuals and teams for the following awards. Nominations for each category are to be submitted electronically. Nominations are due June 1. Thank you in advance for your assistance in helping us recognize and highlight those individuals making a difference.
The Charles S. Billings Award is the top honor given by the Kansas Hospital Association. The annual award recognizes a hospital leader for his or her lifetime of service and continuing contribution to the health care of Kansas. The Billings Award was established in 1971 to honor Charles S. Billings’ dedication and years of service to Kansans - online nomination form.
The Donald A. Wilson Visionary Award recognizes an outstanding innovative contribution to health care delivery, financing or initiatives that improve the health and clinical outcomes of their community. The Donald A. Wilson Visionary Award can be awarded to a hospital-related individual who has been a change agent in the hospital industry - online nomination form.
The Trustee of the Year Award recognizes and honors a hospital board member who is a leader, gives back to the community and routinely goes beyond the call of duty. KHA members are encouraged to recognize those trustees who have served with distinction and made significant contributions to the betterment of their hospital and community - online nomination form.