|From the Desk of the KAHCE President|
I hope everyone is in the midst of planning vacations or
family get togethers as vaccination rates continue to rise and we slowly return
to pre-COVID norms. I’m writing this article in a much different state of mind
since my last summer article. No doubt our teams have endured a lot of changes
and challenges over the course of this pandemic, but our efforts in healthcare
have not been in vain.
A few months ago, ACHE held the first virtual Congress. The
topics and speakers were really engaging – I think my personal favorite was the
ZipLine presentation about the drone delivery of medical supplies in Africa. It
will be interesting to see how these technological advancements continue to
mold our industry.
If you haven’t attended any of the KAHCE virtual events, our
Education Committee will be putting on a couple more before our Fall Education Conference
that is taking place on September 8. We are following KHA’s lead on whether
this event will be in-person or virtual. We are planning for both, but hoping
Elections will be coming up in the fall, so please be on the
lookout for the email with the new slate of officers. If you are looking for
opportunities to get more involved in KAHCE, we also have several committees
that are looking for additional members. We would be happy to have you on our
Finally, I want to thank our Board of Directors for guiding
us through the past year and a half. It is because of their quick efforts that
we were able to adapt and still offer value to our members. Hope everyone is
doing well. See you soon!