Care Transitions Learning Community 2023-2024

Hospital discharge is a complex process representing a time of significant vulnerability for patients.  Improving care transitions is critical to improving individuals’ quality of care, quality of life, and their outcomes. Healthworks is pleased to announce that your facility has an opportunity to participate in a project designed to implement and expand an effective discharge planning process. According to, effective care transitions: Prevent medical errors; Identify issues for early intervention; Prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions;

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