KHC News

Kansas joins collaborative network to support large-scale health care transformation among clinician practices

Clinicians across Kansas now have new resources to support improved quality and outcomes for patients. Kansas is included in the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative’s (IHC) proposal that earned one of 39 Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative awards announced September 29 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Kansas selected to continue improvements in patient safety

Hospital Engagement Networks will continue in HEN 2.0

Kansas has been selected as one of 30 state hospital associations to again participate in the American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust Hospital Engagement Network (HEN).  Kansas was included in AHA/HRET’s proposal to earn one of 17 “HEN 2.0” awards, which was announced September 25 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Three Kansas health care leaders complete Patient Safety Fellowship, Tinsley receives Fellow’s Choice Poster Award

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) recently recognized Kendra Tinsley, executive director of the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, for achievement at the 17th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress.

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