Kansas Health Equity Summit

The 2023 Health Equity Summit brought together a diverse assembly of healthcare professionals, policymakers, community leaders, advocates, and individuals, all committed to advancing health equity on a local and state scale. The presenters’ slide presentations and other materials are now available.

LTC Antimicrobial Stewardship Webinar series

The webinar series was held June through October 2023. The presenter was Dr. Kelli Wark, MD, MPH. She is the HAI/AR Expert and Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead for KDHE and Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Links to presentation slides and the webinar videos are provided for each session.

KFMC Health Improvement Partners Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Examination

KFMC Health Improvement Partners is proud to announce the successful completion of a SOC 2 (Service Organization Control) Type 2 examination for our Clinical Care Review Services which highlights our unwavering commitment to ensuring the security of our clients’ sensitive information.

Project Firstline Infection Prevention Regional Trainings Summer 2023

KFMC Health Improvement Partners has partnered with Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Kansas Healthcare Collaborative to facilitate this in-person infection prevention education series for frontline and leadership staff (nurse aide, dietary, housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, nursing, administration) in Kansas hospitals, long term care, and communal living facilities throughout the state of Kansas.

Long Term Care and Communal Living Project Firstline Infection Prevention Regional Trainings – Winter 2022

KFMC Health Improvement Partners and Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Program, are pleased to be able to provide Project Firstline in-person infection prevention training throughout Kansas to frontline healthcare workers in long term care and communal living settings.

KFMC Health Improvement Partners Celebrates 50 Years of Driving Innovation and Quality Improvement in Healthcare

KFMC Health Improvement Partners (KFMC) is celebrating 50 years of transforming the delivery of care in the evolving healthcare landscape. Since 1972, the KFMC team has been focused on bringing meaningful change and sustained high performance to health organizations nationwide.

JAMA Article Features CMS Lessons in Primary Care Integration

The article discusses key lessons on how the CMS Innovation Center’s primary care models are informing the next generation of advanced primary care model development, and includes lessons learned from the CPC+ model. KFMC Health Improvement Partners served as the Regional Learning Network for CPC+ practices in the Greater Kansas City region and supported their innovation in transforming primary care.

Health Information Exchange (HIE) Support Services

There has never been a better time to connect to a Health Information Exchange (HIE). KFMC can assist your practice in making the connection to an HIE and in optimizing your HIE connection after integration.

Communal Living Project Firstline Infection Prevention Series

KFMC and KDHE Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Program are pleased to be able to provide a virtual facilitated infection prevention training opportunity to healthcare workers in communal living settings.

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Unvaccinated Long-Term Care Staff Share their Perspective on the Proposed Vaccine Mandate

KFMC conducted a series of independent listening sessions in late September 2021 to solicit feedback from unvaccinated long-term care workers regarding their concerns, fears, and hesitancies about the proposed vaccine mandate.