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Kentucky Hospital Association Launches New Issue-, Member-Focused Podcast

KHA Podcast LogoThe Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) just launched a new podcast for both KHA members and the general public, the association announced Wednesday. The show will highlight healthcare news, specific issues affecting KHA members, and KHA member hospitals and their achievements.

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Kentucky Hospital Association Shares Data on the Statewide Hospital Workforce

KHA President Nancy Galvagni speaks at KHA Press ConferenceOver 22% of nursing positions in Kentucky hospitals are unfilled across the state according to a report released today by the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) during a press conference in the state capitol rotunda. That’s over 5,000 registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) needed in Kentucky today. The shortage of healthcare professionals available across the Commonwealth, in addition to an unprecedented rise in staffing costs, could cause a crisis in the access Kentuckians have to the healthcare they need.

The data comes from the 2022 KHA Workforce Survey, an annual survey of hospitals throughout the state regarding the status of Kentucky’s hospital workforce. This year’s survey had the highest level of participation in recent history with 100% of acute care hospitals submitting data.

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Kentucky Hospital Association Honors Steve Sheldon as Legislative Hero

Representative Sheldon accepts the KHA Legislative Hero AwardThis week, KHA recognized Representative Steve Sheldon for his efforts to protect the patients Kentucky hospitals serve during the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly session.

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Hospitals Applaud Passage of HB 777 in House of Representatives

The Kentucky Hospital Association applauded the State House of Representatives’ passage of Representative Ken Fleming’s HB 777 on Monday. Advocates say HB 777 will begin the important work of reforming the regulation of Kentucky’s emergency medical services (EMS) to better serve Kentuckians.

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PointClickCare Expands its Network throughout the State of Kentucky to Improve Connectivity Between Health Care Entities

Sponsorship with hospitals in KHA network will improve care transitions and decrease readmissions

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Liability Reform Bills filed in state’s House and Senate

Partnership for Commonsense Justice LogoFRANKFORT, KY – (February 3, 2022) Kentucky lags in the bottom ten states in terms of liability climate, which negatively impacts economic growth. Two state legislators are seeking to change that and improve the state’s standing to support economic and health care competitiveness.

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Health Care Consultancy HSG and the Kentucky Hospital Association Partner to Provide Hospital Members with New Market Share Insights

HSG LogoHSG, a national health care consultancy that supports health systems in building differentiated health system strategy, announces a new hospital member benefit initiative with KHA. The partnership between HSG and KHA is designed to provide hospital members with ambulatory, physician office and practice market share data on a quarterly basis. Additionally, through this collaboration, ongoing educational programs will be provided to member hospitals through KHA's forums and town hall meetings.

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HERO Fund Provides for Hospital Workers Impacted by Tornadoes

The storms that hit Kentucky and other states on December 10 were devastating in so many ways. They left a path of destruction few in the commonwealth have ever witnessed, and the recovery (both physical and emotional) will be an arduous task. In times such as these, people rely on their local hospital to provide care for the victims, and the state’s hospital employees have stepped up to this challenge in outstanding ways.

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Kentucky Hospital Association Presents 2021 Quality Awards

The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) presented its annual Quality Awards to six hospitals from across the state. This award honors hospital leadership and innovation in quality, safety and commitment to patient care.

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Fresh Perspectives: Updated “Take It From Me” Campaign Urges Vaccinations as COVID-19 Spreads; Inundates Kentucky Hospitals

Logo for Take it From Me with image of a shotLOUISVILLE, KY (Oct. 13, 2021) — With the surge created by the delta variant of COVID-19 sickening thousands and filling Kentucky hospitals to capacity, the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC), Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKY), Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) and the Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) have introduced a new set of videos as part of the “Take It From Me” campaign to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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KHA to Host Health Care Leadership Conference Virtually

The KHA Health Care Leadership Conference will take place virtually on Friday, November 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET).

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Kentucky Hospital, Medical and Nursing Associations Support COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

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Kentucky Hospital Association Signs Remote Patient Monitoring Deal

The Kentucky Hospital Association is partnering with a remote patient monitoring vendor to help healthcare providers in the state improve care management at home for their patients.

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Five Common Mistakes in Managing ED Reimbursement and Cash Flow for your Facility Component

BDA LogoBill Dunbar and Associates (BDA), a KHA Affinity Partner, has identified these common mistakes in managing emergency department (ED) reimbursement and cash flow in a new white paper:

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“Take It From Me”: New Campaign from Kentucky Health Groups Encourages Residents to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Logo for Take it From Me with image of a shotLOUISVILLE, KY—Adults who are hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine may be more likely to do so if they know someone who has received it. That’s the premise of the new “Take It From Me” campaign, launched today by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC), the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKy), the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), and the Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) to encourage residents to receive the shot when it’s their turn.

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KHA Town Hall on Price Transparency – Tuesday, March 16

Price Transparency Town Hall - March 16, 2021

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership with Kentucky Hospital Association

ChartSpan Company LogoMarch 3, 2021 – ChartSpan, the leading vendor for managed Chronic Care Management (CCM) in the United States, announced a new partnership today with the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA). 

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Temporary Surge Capacity Nursing Opportunities in Hospitals

Nurses, KY hospitals need your help to get through this pandemic. Even if you are retired or have never worked at the bedside, there are temporary job opportunities available!

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