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September 10, 2021
President's Perspective – Recap of the KHA Board MeetingThe KHA Board held its meeting virtually this week. Besides regular monitoring of COVID-19 and its impact within communities, KHA has been engaged in several other key initiatives.
Registration Now Open for KHA LIVE 21: Virtual ConventionRegistration is now open for KHA LIVE 21, this year’s virtual convention. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this LIVE, yet virtual event on Oct. 12 and 27.
The Right Person for a Critical TimeKHA's Health Care Worker of the Year Award highlights hospital employees who have made a significant contribution to the betterment of their hospital. This week, KHA is highlighting Kristy Bunker, Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute.
340B Program HRSA Recertification Period is OpenThe 340B Program HRSA recertification period of hospitals is from Aug. 16 to Sept. 13, 2021. As of today, only 68.72 percent of Critical Access Hospitals have recertified.
Sept. 14 Broadband Informational WebinarIt’s time to apply for broadband savings for FY2022. The Kansas Health-e Broadband Consortium will host an informational webinar at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
CISA Active Shooter Preparedness WebinarThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is hosting a 2-hour Security Webinar to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter incident.
Cost Reduction on Equipment Service Contracts WebinarsKansas Health Service Corporation in cooperation with preferred equipment service contract vendor, Remi, is offering two free webinars to learn how to reduce costs related to equipment service/maintenance contracts.
Virtual Focus Group for Unvaccinated KansansThe Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis is conducting virtual focus groups for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. They are currently looking unvaccinated adults living in rural areas in Kansas.
Federal and National NewsThis week's topics include: CDC Study Finds HAIs Increased During COVID-19 Crisis; CMS Announces IPFQR Webinar
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