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KHC Update - May 2020

Patient and Family Advisor orientation video series: With feedback from many of our partners about needs and wishes for a resource that could be helpful to your Patient and Family Advisor programs, we have prepared an orientation video series. You can access the video at:
These animated videos (9-12 min. each) are designed so that your hospital can incorporate them into your PFA orientation programs. Most likely, these videos also would be worthwhile to view by your hospital staff members who also are working with PFAs.

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Coronavirus Resources for Kansas

As developments surrounding COVID-19 rapidly evolve, it is more critical than ever to rely on trusted resources for the latest, accurate information.

We recognize Kansas physicians are on the front lines of this pandemic and we intend to be available to support you however we can. KHC is monitoring state and federal guidance and other information and will post high-level summaries here.

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2019 Kansas Pinnacle Practices

Five Kansas practices have been recognized as 2019 “Pinnacle Practices,” a distinction that comes with a $12,000 award.

Hiawatha Community Hospital Family Practice Clinic

Hiawatha Community Hospital
Family Practice Clinic

Dr. Bradley Barrett, Neodesha

Dr. Bradley Barrett,

Women’s Health Center, Chanute

Women’s Health Center,

Horizons Mental Health Center, Hutchinson

Horizons Mental Health Center,

Northwest Family Physicians, Wichita

Northwest Family Physicians,


Pinnacle Practices have excelled in efforts to steadily improve health care quality, safety, and value with patient-centered, evidence-based interventions. For example, they have employed person and family engagement, encouraging the patient and their family to partner with the medical staff in their care. Pinnacle Practices also have incorporated additional quality metrics and utilization metrics for national comparison and evaluation.

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