Vital Sounds Quarterly Newsletter

Quarter 2 | May, 20 2021

Save the Date for ’21 Loss Prevention Program

KAMMCO invites our members to save the date for the 2021 Fall Loss Prevention program, “Telemedicine: Navigating the Ever-Changing Landscape,”presented by KAMMCO’s risk management team, Connie Christian, MBA, CPHRM, and…

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ECRI 2021 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns

Connie Christian, MBA, CPHRMKAMMCO, Facility Risk Management & Patient Safety Advisor Each year, ECRI identifies ten potential patient safety concerns to support organizations in their efforts to proactively identify and…

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Reevaluating HIPAA Security Rule Guidance: NIST Seeks Comments from the Public

Yolanda Sims, JD, MHAKAMMCO, Loss Prevention & Risk Management Advisor As health care organizations continue to focus on information protection and implementing the best cybersecurity practices, one recognized security practice…

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Joint Commission Issues Sentinel Alert 63: Why All Smart Infusion Pump Users Need to be Aware

Connie Christian, MBA, CPHRMKAMMCO, Facility Risk Management & Patient Safety Advisor Over the last 15 years, the use of smart infusion pumps with dose error reduction software (DERS) for intravenous…

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Managing Uterine Tachysystole Associated with Oxytocin Use

Lisa Thompson, RN, MSNKAMMCO, Nurse Reviewer Oxytocin is one of the most frequently used medications in obstetric practice. The goal of oxytocin use is to promote contractions that result in…

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Urging Kansans to ‘Catch up on Care’

Cindy SamuelsonKHA, Senior Vice President Member and Public Relations The Kansas Hospital Association has launched a statewide public awareness campaign to urge Kansans to catch up on the care they…

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A New Approach to Rural Health Delivery

Jennifer FindleyKHA, Vice President Education and Special Projects Since 2012, the Kansas Hospital Association and its members have been crafting an alternative rural health model for Kansas communities to consider.…

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KHC Summit on Quality – Registration Now Open

In a year that has been anything but familiar, KHC’s Summit on Quality is changing, too. We recognize that everyone in the health care system has been deeply impacted by…

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APS Offers Lunch & Learn

Dennis GeorgeAPS, CEO APS is excited to partner with KAMMCO in support of their membership. APS supports all health care organizations as well as organizations in other industries. APS provides solutions for…

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