KHC Leadership in Quality Award
The KHC Leadership in Quality Award is presented annually to recognize leadership and innovation in quality improvement and patient safety. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of KAMMCO (Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company) Foundation, $5,000 will be presented to the grand prize winner. Award of Merit winners also will be recognized.
2019 KHC Leadership in Quality Award
2018 KHC Leadership in Quality Award
The 2018 Leadership In Quality Award was presented to The University of Kansas Health System at the Tenth Annual Summit on Quality, May 4, 2017 in Wichita. This award is sponsored by KaMMCO Foundation and includes a $5,000 cash prize.
2018 Awards of Merit
Ascension Via Christi, Wichita (left)
Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa
2017 KHC Leadership in Quality Award
The 2017 Leadership In Quality Award was presented to Salina Regional Health Center at the Ninth Annual Summit on Quality, May 10, 2017. This award is sponsored by KaMMCO Foundation and includes a $5,000 cash prize.
Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, KS
(pictured above - Front Row, left to right: Melinda Schmidt, MBA, BSN, RN, Risk Management Director and Women & Children’s Services Director; Pamela Anderson, MSN, RN, Risk Management Coordinator; Debbie Bruns, BSN, RN, CNN, 4 Medical Clinical Coordinator; Serenity Johnson, MBA, BME, Quality Improvement Coordinator-Hospital; Jonnie Berneking, RN, Quality Improvement Coordinator- Clinics. Back row (l-r): Kendra Tinsley, KHC executive director; Daniel Suiter, MD, KaMMCO Foundation board chair.)
2017 Awards of Merit
Coffeyville Regional Medical Center, Coffeyville, KS (pictured on the left - Front Row, left to right: Representing Coffeyville Regional Medical Center: Jennifer DeRosa, Sarah Vaughan, Pilar Davis, Sarah Hoy, Mark Woodring, Abby Lickteig)
Rooks County Health Center, Plainville, KS (pictured on the right - Front Row: Pam Harmon, RN, CNO; Avery St. Peter, RN, CD Doula, IBCLC Lactation Consultant; Nancy Sterling, RN, OB Nurse Manager; Michele Hinger, RN, Nurse Manager; and Beth Oller, M.D.Second Row: Frank Rajewski, Rooks County Health Center; CFO, Kendra Tinsley, KHC executive director; Daniel Suiter, MD, KaMMCO Foundation board chair; Lynn Fisher, M.D.; and Stephanie Bjornstad, RN, Quality Coordinator)
2016 Leadership in Quality Award
2016 Awards of Merit
- Holton Community Hospital, Holton
- Newton Medical Center, Newton
- Phillips County Health System, Phillipsburg