KHC News

Kansas PTN Annual Learning Event features transformation stories from Kansas practices

Patient and Family Engagement

“We are just beginning our involvement in the PTN – this was an excellent first conference! Thank you!”

- Conference Attendee Evaluation Response

The Kansas PTN Annual Learning Event was a one-day program available at no charge for participating practices of Kansas PTN and was approved for Continuing Education Credits. The event was held October 18, 2017 at the Rolling Hills Zoo and Conference Center in Salina.

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Kansas Health Professionals earn patient safety credentials

Eight health care professionals throughout the state of Kansas were recently recognized by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) as Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS). Their certification is the culmination of a year-long professional development initiative that was made possible through scholarships from Kansas Healthcare Collaborative.

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KHC hires new employees

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The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) announces the addition of two new staff members, Chuck Duffield, Topeka, and Devin June, Derby, to assist with the implementation of KHC’s statewide hospital- and practice-based quality improvement initiatives.

Chuck Duffield, Topeka, joins KHC as a Performance Improvement Manager and will work with KHC's health care quality improvement programs. He is responsible for improvement processes as well as assisting with planning and implementing quality and patient safety programs statewide. Duffield works closely with improvement leaders and teams to provide support and resources leading to successful improvement initiatives.

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