The Kansas Hospital Association has appointed eight staff members from Phillips County Health Systems to serve on advisory committees during the 2021 term.
Rex Walk, CEO, was again selected for the Leadership and Governance Committee and was newly appointed to the Policy and Advocacy Committee. Danielle Bohl, Rehab Manager, has renewed her position on the Optimal Health Committee which serves in helping member hospitals to provide the healthiest environments possible for their employees and community. Vickie Gibbs, Director of Nursing, will again be part of the EMS/Hospital Committee and provide insight on the trends, standards, regulatory issues, and information affecting EMS and hospital collaborations. Tara Overmiller, Chief Strategy Officer, was appointed to a fourth term on the Communications Committee which promotes the effective utilization of public relations, communications, and marketing programs in the health care field and was newly appointed to the Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement Committee. Newly appointed to committees in 2021 are Jennifer Dodds, Chief Experience Officer, Workforce Committee; Brenda Chance, Revenue Cycle Director, Data Committee; Rebecca Flora, Materials Director, KHA-PAC Committee; and Jessica Stewart, Executive Assistant, Convention Committee.
Each committee is comprised of roughly 20 healthcare professionals who will provide professional leadership, educational opportunities, and the exchange of information concerning matters regarding their area of focus, practices, and procedures. Members of the group come from healthcare organizations throughout Kansas – from metro hospitals to rural health systems.
The Kansas Hospital Association is a voluntary, non-profit organization existing to be the leading advocate and resource for members. KHA membership includes 218 member facilities, of which 122 are full-service, community hospitals. Founded in 1910, KHA’s vision is: “Optimal Health for Kansas.”