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Kansas Organizations

Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS - CASH)
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health focusing on respiratory disease research, injury surveillance, and educational needs of farmers, including non-traditional farmers, their family members, and workers.
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Heartland Telehealth Resource Center
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists health care organizations, health care networks, and health care providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
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Kansas Area Health Education Centers (KUMC AHEC)
Consists of three centers including East, Northwest, and Southwest. Provides training experiences to expose students to medical careers, encourages people to practice in rural areas, offers continuing education programs, and collaborates with health care providers.
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Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved: The Primary Care Association of Kansas (KAMU)
Serves as the federally designated Primary Care Association (PCA) of Kansas. Assures access to comprehensive health care for underserved populations, including State funded primary care clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), local health departments, and other non profit clinics who may be supported in part by public funds, faith based organizations, and private foundations or local contributions.
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Kansas Association of Community Action Programs (KACAP)
Provides statewide poverty-focused conferences, policy advocacy, poverty-focused reports, and coordination of an outcomes-based model for Kansas' community action agencies.
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Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
Oversees the Bureau of Community Health Systems, which directs the divisions of Health Facilities, Public Health, Preparedness, Primary Care, Rural Health, Trauma, and Special Population Health. Assists communities throughout all of Kansas.
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Kansas Emergency Medical Services Association (KEMSA)
Provides a unified voice on issues, policies, procedures, and regulations affecting the direction and effectiveness of EMS throughout all communities in Kansas. Promotes high standards of education and training.
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Kansas Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center
Kansas State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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Kansas Hospital Association (KHA)
Provides leadership and services to member hospitals. Is the lead organization in a group of companies and affiliates that provides a wide array of services to the hospitals of Kansas and the Midwest region. Covers rural issues, advocacy, education, economic impact, CAHs, HIT, and hospitals. Includes listings of Kansas community hospitals, critical access hospitals, hospital CEOs, hospitals by city, and Kansas hospital district maps.
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Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Represents the rural and medically underserved communities in Kansas by helping them build accessible, sustainable, and quality patient-centered primary healthcare services. Supports retention of primary and rural healthcare providers, connects healthcare organizations to resources, data, and programs, and offers education and technical assistance.
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Kansas Public Health Association (KPHA)
Works to improve and promote the overall health of the residents of Kansas by providing opportunities for collaboration, education, professional development, and advocacy.
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Kansas Rural Health Association (KsRHA)
Consists of individuals and organizations in Kansas who share an interest in rural health. Promotes healthy rural communities through education and advocacy.
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Kansas Rural Health Education and Services (RHES)
Partners with healthcare providers, rural and underserved employers, and other Kansas stakeholders to increase access to quality healthcare in rural and underserved communities by expanding and developing the state's healthcare workforce through recruitment, retention, education and research.
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Kansas Rural Health Works (KRHW)
Helps rural communities build affordable and sustainable local health care systems. Offers resources and technical support useful in evaluating local health systems. Provides access to rural county-level resources and reports, including Community Health Needs Assessment reports.
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Kansas Rural Hospitals Optimizing Performance (KRHOP)
A partnership between the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Community Health Systems, and the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation providing technical support, information, networking opportunities, and funding to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other rural healthcare organizations.
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North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD)
One of four regional rural development centers in the nation. Works with extension professionals, researchers, and partners to enhance rural development outcomes. Serves a 12 state area in the North Central region which includes ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, IN, MI, and OH.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Kansas (HUD)
Works to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing. The HUD state office provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development Kansas State Office
Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural Kansas. Provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Last Reviewed: 7/12/2017