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May 6, 2022
President's Perspective - We Are Health Care - Hospital Week 2022Next week the Kansas Hospital Association will join our members in celebrating hospitals, health systems, and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities.
KDHE Update – CMS Requirements for Screening and MaskingJanet Stanek, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment provided the following information on the screening and masking guidance this week.
Newest Podcast Features Walk With a Doc FounderOn the latest Plains Spoken episode, Walk With a Doc founder Dr. David Sabgir explains how Kansas health care communities have embraced Walk With a Doc as a great way to connect with patients and promote the benefits of moderate physical activity.
Kansas Public Opinion Survey on Drug Overdose EpidemicThe Kansas Prescription Drug and Opioid Advisory Committee is conducting a public opinion survey regarding the drug overdose epidemic in Kansas.
Help Us Share Your Patients’ StoriesThe Alliance for a Healthy Kansas has a Storybank Project that tells the stories of Kansans who fall in the coverage gap. We know our members see patients who fall into this gap. Help us tell their stories.
AHRQ Hospital Safety Program for MRSA PreventionThe enrollment deadline for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Safety Program for Prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is May 15.
Federal and National NewsThis week's articles include CDC Issues Avian Influenza Advisory, Rural Health Strategy Meeting, CMS Final Rule Medicare Advantage Part D, OIG Study about Medical Advantage Prior Authorization, CMS Data for Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP, CMS 2023 Notice of Benefits Final Rule, Moderna EUA Application.
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