Vital Sounds Quarterly Newsletter

Quarter 4 | November 18, 2021

Message from Kurt Scott, KAMMCO President and CEO

Kurt ScottPresident and CEO, KAMMCO Your reputation is one of your greatest assets. It’s earned over a lifetime and forms the foundation for building trust in your relationship with your patients.…

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Vaccine Mandates for Health Care Workers Explained

Connie Christian, MBA, CPHRMFacility Risk Management and Patient Safety Advisor, KAMMCO On November 4, 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration announced two major vaccination policies aimed at vaccinating health care workers: The…

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Important 2022 Renewal Reminder

The KAMMCO Underwriting Team is hard at work processing your 2022 policy renewals. If you haven’t done so already, please send any changes to your policy to underwriting@kammco.com. Your policy…

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Risk Management Q&A: Denying a Patient’s Request to Amend Their Medical Record

Yolanda Sims, JD, MHALoss Prevention and Risk Management Advisor, KAMMCO Question from an insured On occasion, a patient will dispute information contained in their medical record. What guidelines should we…

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Tips from the Trenches: Claims Update

Kim DavenportMedical Liability Analyst, KAMMCO The Incident The Patient and the ProcedureThe patient was a 61-year-old female presenting with bilateral lower extremity numbness. She was directly admitted to a local…

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KAMMCO Member Benefit: Risk Management Education, Tools, and Support

KAMMCO supports our members with education and risk management tools and resources to help them confidently navigate the ever-changing health care landscape and provide the best care for their patients.…

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2022 KMS Advocacy Day

he Kansas Medical Society is planning to hold the 2022 Advocacy Day in person on January 25 in Topeka. Among other things, Advocacy Day will offer a chance to hear…

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Funding Opportunity for Community Health Worker Clinic Teams

The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, in partnership with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, is soliciting applications from clinics interested in embedding teams of Community Health Workers (CHWs) at clinics…

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