Employee Health and Safety Cohort

Building an employee health program for health promotion, disease prevention and safety consciousness, can be challenging in these changing times.  Healthworks is pleased to announce your facility has an opportunity to learn from peers; to hear how they have built employee health and safety programs which promote healthy, productive staff and safe working environments. This cohort project is designed to implement and expand an effective employee health and safety program. Hospitals participating in this project

Transportation Issues in Rural Kansas

In 2020, the Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Healthworks launched a project to learn more about community  perspectives about the impact of transportation issues on the health of Kansans. Key partners included the Kansas Hospital Association, Wichita State University Community Engagement Institute and the Kansas Health Institute. The first phase of the project focused on examining transportation barriers and solutions by engaging critical

Swing Bed Patient Experience Project

Patient experience surveys not only offer insight as to how the patient and their families view your facility and the care delivered, but also provide opportunities for improvement.  With Swing Bed patient experience options limited, this project allows your facility to share best practices and network with other Kansas facilities. Onboarding of CAHs will start in September.  Participation includes access to a technical expert in Patient and Family Engagement, project management staff to help identify

COVID-19 SHIP

2021-2022 Resources Program Requirements – Testing and Migration Example Activities – Testing and Migration Hospitals are eligible to receive $190,000 to $250,000 as part of the Small Hospital Improvement Program Coronavirus Testing and Mitigation special grant program. The SHIP COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation program requirements are not exactly the same as the first round of COVID-19 SHIP funding. We encourage all to review the attached information so you are familiar with the requirements of the