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26
2024

KHC Office Hours - Advanced Directives are for the Living - Improving Workflows in Your Organization

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24
2024

KHC Office Hours - PFAC: Are Your Teams Engaged?

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Aug
08
2024

Summit on Quality 2024

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  • CHCSEK Healthy Heart Ambassador Program Sucess Story

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    In late 2021, Community Health Centers of Southeast Kansas (CHCSEK), headquartered in Pittsburg, was awarded grant funding through the KDHE Community Health Worker Teams Program.  The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative provides technical assistance for that program in conjunction with KDHE.  As part of the grant, CHCSEK implemented the Healthy Heart Ambassador (HHA) program, which is a CDC recognized lifestyle change program and Self Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) program for patients with hypertension.  CHCSEK started their HHA program in February of 2022, not realizing that one year later, the HHA program would not only change the lives of their patients, but also the lives of their staff.
     
  • CHCSEK Healthy Heart Ambassador Sucess Story

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    In late 2021, Community Health Centers of Southeast Kansas (CHCSEK), headquartered in Pittsburg, was awarded grant funding through the KDHE Community Health Worker Teams Program.  The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative provides technical assistance for that program in conjunction with KDHE.  As part of the grant, CHCSEK implemented the Healthy Heart Ambassador (HHA) program, which is a CDC recognized lifestyle change program and Self Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) program for patients with hypertension.  CHCSEK started their HHA program in February of 2022, not realizing that one year later, the HHA program would not only change the lives of their patients, but also the lives of their staff.
  • F.W. Huston Medical Center Focuses on the Individual Patient to Reduce Readmissions

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    F.W. Huston is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital in Winchester, in Northeast Kansas and is a member hospital in the Compass HQIC Network. When Nancy Martin, a former employee of F.W. Huston Medical Center, returned to the hospital as Director of Nursing in August of 2022, she noticed some trends in care transitions that were attributed to an increase in readmissions. Patients were returning to F.W. Huston or other hospitals after hospital discharge in cases where it seemed preventable. Nancy and the F.W. Huston Team would embark on a quality improvement project that after nearly one year has made strides in process improvements, yet admittedly is still under construction.

  • Genesis Family Health Sews the Seeds of Health Using CHWs

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    At the start of the new year in 2023 Genesis Family Health looked at the issues facing their community and wanted to find ways to use community outreach to engage their expectant mothers in health education.  Their Care Team came up with the idea to gather maternity patients together to create baby gifts or to make items needed for their new babies and wanted to use those gatherings to share health education with expectant mothers.
  • Genesis Family Health Sews the Seeds of Health with CHWs

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    At the start of the new year in 2023 Genesis Family Health looked at the issues facing their community and wanted to find ways to use community outreach to engage their expectant mothers in health education.  Their Care Team came up with the idea to gather maternity patients together to create baby gifts or to make items needed for their new babies and wanted to use those gatherings to share health education with expectant mothers.

  • HQIC Updates

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    Check here for regular HQIC Updates.

  • Increase Wellness with Back to School Posters

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    Each summer, as the start of school nears, many clinics report an overwhelming volume of students seeking school physicals, sports physicals or who need immunizations to attend school. Often this unusually high demand for preventative services in August can result in interruptions to the flow of normal operations in the clinic. KHC has partnered with KHA and KDHE to encourage parents to seek childhood immunizations and wellness visits this summer, before the Back to School rush. 
  • KHC Clinic Assistance Program

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    KHC provides no-cost education, training, resources and funding for small or rural practices with a need for immediate assistance.

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  • KHC Clinic Assistance Program

    Urgent Technical Assistance
    KHC Quality Improvement Advisors (QIAs) provide urgent, onsite or virtual visits to small or rural clinics who demonstrate a need for immediate assistance. KHC staff will help educate and empower the clinic staff by assessing the immediate needs for education, training, and resources so that the clinic may sustain operations until which time the new leader can join a Clinic Leader Lunch and Learn Bootcamp Cohort.
     
  • KHC Clinic Assistance Program

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    Urgent Technical Assistance
    KHC Quality Improvement Advisors (QIAs) provide urgent, onsite or virtual visits to small or rural clinics who demonstrate a need for immediate assistance. KHC staff will help educate and empower the clinic staff by assessing the immediate needs for education, training, and resources so that the clinic may sustain operations until which time the new leader can join KHC's Clinic Leader Lunch and Learn Bootcamp Series. 
  • KHC seeking clinicians for 2023 quality improvement opportunities

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    KHC is currently seeking clinicians and hospitals who are interested in participating in quality improvement initiatives to improve patient outcomes and prevent disease and disease progression.  KHC provides no-cost technical assistance to clinicians and hospitals participating in these initiatives.  Contact Mandy Johnson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

  • Nemaha Valley Community Hospital Addresses Health Equity in Local Amish Community

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    In April 2017, church elders from the nearby Amish community met with two physicians and a social worker from Nemaha Valley Community Hospital (NVCH) to discuss concerns about recent poor birth outcomes in both mothers and babies in the local Amish community.  A meeting between physicians and church elders to solve health care issues is not the norm in healthcare, but in this case, was the most logical and culturally appropriate means to address an issue, which was vital to both the Amish community and the hospital.

  • Summit on Quality 2023

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