LogosKRHOP is a partnership between the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Community Health Systems and Healthworks (formerly the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation). KRHOP offers technical support, information, networking opportunities, funding and other resources to Critical Access Hospitals and other rural providers. KRHOP demonstrates the power of coordinated efforts by public and private sectors at the state, regional and local levels. Funding for the KRHOP initiatives is provided by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX) grant awarded to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration. (overview)

Facts at a Glance

82Number of CAHs
1010461Emergency Room Visits in Kansas Rural Hospitals
11Direct Total Income from Kansas Hospitals (in billions)
96Percent of CAHs Actively Reporting Quality Data


Susan Pattie
Scholarship Program Manager
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Jennifer Findley
Vice President, Education and Special Projects
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Ashley Wallace
Primary Care and Rural Health Coordinator – Community Health Access, Bureau of Community Health Systems
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
(785) 296-5751
Ashley Wallace