Category Archives: News

Remember to Vote in the ASHE Election

Dear ASHE Chapter Presidents,  First of all, ASHE voting is open for less than 7 more days.  Please encourage your members to vote for President-Elect, Regional Board Member where applicable, and Associate Board Member.  Voter turnout is traditionally light, so this is a good opportunity for ASHE members to be heard!  As part of the […]

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Vote in the ASHE Election

Dear Region 8 Members, Thank you for all of your support for my ASHE President-Elect candidacy! I have received many kind and supportive calls and emails from our members. It has been a truly humbling experience. In order to win this election, it will require a strong voter turnout in Region 8. Typically, only about […]

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Save the Date! Follett One Day Service Seminar

Register today for Follett’s One Day Service Seminar on September 20th at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Overland Park. Space is limited. For more info: FollettSeminar

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Call for Abstract Presentations

On October 6, 2016, the Kansas City Area Healthcare Engineers will hold its annual conference at the RItz Charles in Overland Park, Kansas. KCAHE has published a CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS, due June 27th. CLICK HERE to read guidelines. KCAHE Call for Presentations 2016

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ASHE Scholarship Application 2016

KCAHE is offering one (1) scholarship for a current KCAHE healthcare member to attend the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition in Denver, CO – July 10-13, 2016. Details can be found here: ASHEScholarshipForm Applications due May 29, 2016.

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Advocacy Alert: ASHE needs your help to prevent harmful interference to wireless telemetry patient monitors.

In 2000, at the urging of the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dedicated a portion of the radio spectrum for wireless medical telemetry devices such as heart, blood pressure, respiratory, and fetal monitors. The creation of the Wireless Medical Telemetry Service (WMTS) was a direct result of the AHA’s advocacy to […]

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Best Practices in the Design and Engineering of a Biocontainment Patient Care Unit

John Andrews, AIA, of Leo A Daly and Jen Bartholomew, Director, Facilities Planning and Construction at Nebraska Medicine, address the Kansas City Area Healthcare Engineers on the design of the world-renown bioncontainment center in Nebraska. This presentation was made March 10, 2015. View video

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Ebola Best Practices: Online Courses Now Available

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, offer two free online courses. Learn more here.

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas

View the Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas here.

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Join us at the 2014 KCAHE Annual Conference

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