Our Mission

To support and strengthen our member organizations through advocacy, education and communication.

August  2014
Events on August 8, 2014
  • Dental Integration Gathering
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Hotel At Old Town, 830 E 1st St N, Wichita, KS, United States
    Description: KAMU will be hosting a "Dental Integration Gathering" on August 8, 2014 at the Hotel at Old Town in Wichita, KS. The one-day event will provide dental directors, medical directors and executive leadership an opportunity to network and learn from experts on dental integration. Registration for this event will begin at 8:00 a.m. The presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. sharp!

    The presenters include Dr. Bob Russell, Public Health Dental Director, Iowa Department of Public Health, who will be introducing the business case for dental integration. The afternoon will be spent with the leadership team of Salud Family Health Center located in Ft. Lupton, CO. Medical director, Tillman Farley, MD, Marie Welton, DDS, and Susan Hanson, RDH will be sharing the story of their journey and the benefits to a successful integrated model of care.

    Please contact Cayla Lewis clewis@kspca.org for more information
Events on August 10, 2014
  • Kansas Safety Net Clinic Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
Events on August 15, 2014
  • Grant Writing Workshop
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Dr, Lawrence, KS, United States
    Description: KAMU is offering a full day Grant Writing Workshop to better prepare clinic and health center grant writers for 2014 state and local foundation grant opportunities. The training will address grant writing structure and content. Topics will include meeting Request For Proposal (RFP) requirements and suggestions on how to write a compelling application that is appealing to the grant reviewer.

    This workshop is available to any clinic or health center staff interested in state or local foundation grant writing. There is a $25 fee for each attendee. Lunch will be provided.

    Please contact Cayla Lewis clewis@kspca.org for more information.
Events on August 17, 2014
  • 2014 National Primary Oral Health Conference
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States
    Description: "Building the Oral Health Foundation for Primary Care." Join us during the day to learn the latest in safety-net dental clinical and practice management innovations and then enjoy all that Walt Disney World® has to offer with family and friends in the evenings. This year's conference will feature 3 days of exciting speakers, hands-on sessions, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall with valuable oral health vendors and partners. Additional pre-conference intensive administrative and clinical sessions will also be offered. Registration will open in April.

Events on August 19, 2014
  • Synovim Webinar: Guidelines for Compliance with HIPAA Breach Notification
    Starts: 12:15 pm
    Ends: August 19, 2014 - 1:15 pm
    Description: Guidelines for Compliance with HIPAA Breach Notification
    This webinar will provide a more in-depth understanding of a HIPAA Breach Notification and incident investigation as significantly changed under the Omnibus regulations.

    More information can be found at:
Events on August 22, 2014
  • NACHC Community Health Institute (CHI) & Expo
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: San Diego, CA, United States
    Description: Community Health Institute (CHI) & EXPO is THE largest and most important annual gathering of 2000 community health center managers, clinicians, employees, board members and leaders. Every aspect of the community health center movement is represented and fully-vested at CHI, making it an excellent networking opportunity. CHI provides essential up-to-date information, training and technical assistance on the latest community health center challenges, providing professionals in the industry with cutting-edge strategies for community health center success.

    The CHI EXPO is the largest NACHC Exhibit. Exhibitors participating in the CHI EXPO and sponsorships take advantage of one-of-a-kind networking and client relationship building opportunities providing our exhibiting companies with a vast return on investment.

    Health centers and SRPCAs will have the opportunity to hear about issues such as:

    • Outreach and enrollment
    • Patient navigators
    • Negotiating contracts with managed care plans and vendors
    • Workforce (veterans, succession planning)
    • Clinical workforce recruitment and retention
    • PCMH recognition and accreditation
    • Tele-behavioral Health
    • Quality, compliance and sustainability

    For more information go to:
Events on August 26, 2014
  • KAMU Strategic Planning
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel and Convention Center, 420 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS, United States
    Description: The goal of this meeting is to develop a 2 year strategic plan for KAMU. It is important for you to attend and participate, as we value your input and strive to do work that benefits your clinic.

    Please contact Kari Parker, kparker@kspca.org for information on how to register.