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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:27 AM

Kim Dees will be leaving the KHA staff at the end of June upon mutual agreement with KHA President Mike Rust. Dees has served for nine years as KHA’s Vice President for Health Professions. The loss of anticipated grant funding from an American Apprenticeship Initiative earlier in the year and dissolution of the Workforce Consortium last year eliminated funding support for the position. At the same time, Dees was investigating other opportunities she hopes to pursue that may continue to offer her the opportunity to interact with KHA members and nursing leadership, both in hospitals and universities.

Various responsibilities previously undertaken by Dees will be assigned to other staff.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, September 28, 2015 8:37 AM

This week, KHA is updating its main website, www.kyha.com. This will include a complete upgrade with a number of new features for members. During the transition, the website will be down and inaccessible. KHA staff will work to make sure this causes as little inconvenience as possible; however, the outage could last 24-48 hours.

As soon as the change is complete, there will be information in KHA Health e-News about the new features and how to access your individual site account.

If you have any questions about the site, please contact Ginger Dreyer at KHA (gdreyer@kyha.com).

By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:30 AM
Congressman John Yarmuth at KHA Summer Series MeetingKHA's Summer Series of Congressional meetings in the congressmen’s districts kicked off Tuesday morning, August 26 in Louisville with Third District Congressman John Yarmuth.

The Series provides members the opportunity to stay in contact locally with the Kentucky congressional delegation and discuss important legislative and regulatory issues currently before the U.S. Congress that are critical to Kentucky’s hospitals. With the nation’s health care system in the midst of change with the Accountable Care Act (ACA), hospitals still need help to continue to deliver quality care as they work to improve community health, patient quality and satisfaction, all while reducing costs. This meeting will provide you the opportunity to discuss your issues and concerns with your Congressman.

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By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, August 04, 2014 8:42 AM

KHA is hosting its Summer Series of Congressional meetings in the congressmen’s districts to provide members the opportunity to stay in contact locally with the Kentucky congressional delegation and discuss important legislative and regulatory issues currently before the U.S. Congress that are critical to Kentucky’s hospitals. With the nation’s health care system in the midst of change with the Accountable Care Act (ACA), hospitals still need help to continue to deliver quality care as they work to improve community health, patient quality and satisfaction, all while reducing costs. This meeting will provide you the opportunity to discuss your issues and concerns with your Congressman.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:18 PM

The program and registration information for the KHA District Meetings in October are available at http://www.new-kyha.com/Portals/5/EventBrochures/DistrictMeetingsOctober2014.pdf.

KHA members should mark their calendars and plan to attend. All meetings will begin at 9:45 a.m. local time and conclude following lunch at 12:30 p.m.

October 1
9:45 a.m. (CT)
Twin Lakes District
Baptist Health Madisonville
Loman Trover Conference Center – 8th Floor
200 Clinic Drive
Madisonville
  October 7
9:45 a.m. (ET)
Bluegrass District
Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Road
Lexington
October 17
9:45 a.m. (ET)
Cumberland District
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
McDowell Room
217 South Third Street
Danville
  October 30
9:45 a.m. (ET)
Ohio Valley District
KHA Headquarters
2501 Nelson Miller Parkway
Louisville
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, July 14, 2014 3:37 PM
A copy of the 2014-2015 KHA Work Plan is now available online at http://www.new-kyha.com/Portals/5/NewsDocs/work%20plan%202014.pdf. Each year, KHA’s Strategic Planning Committee meets to review the accomplishments of the previous year and discuss initiatives for the upcoming year. The Committee then prioritizes those activities and develops a list of recommendations to be presented to the KHA Board of Trustees. The list of initiatives included in this Work Plan was approved by the KHA Board at its June 2014 meeting. New state and federal issues may arise that take priority over those listed; however, this plan identifies the major initiatives the KHA staff will be undertaking before June 2015.
By Ginger - Site Admin on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:41 AM

Today, the 2014-2015 KHA Board of Trustees officially takes office. Dennis Johnson, president of Hardin Memorial Health in Elizabethtown, will serve as Chair of the Board for the new fiscal year. Kevin Halter, FACHE, chief executive officer of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, will serve as Chair-Elect.

A full listing of all new and returning Board Members is available at http://www.new-kyha.com/Portals/5/NewsDocs/2014-2015KHABoardList.pdf.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7:46 AM

A great way to keep up with KHA is via social media. The Association has a Facebook page, a Twitter Feed, a Flickr photostream and a LinkedIn page. You can use the links below to find KHA online:

Facebook www.facebook.com/KYHospitals

Twitter twitter.com/KYHospitals

Flickr www.flickr.com/photos/109516774@N02/sets/

LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/kentucky-hospital-association

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