The executives and boards from the College of Kansas Well being System and HaysMed shared a imaginative and prescient in 2016 to work collectively to increase complete, high-quality, value environment friendly healthcare throughout our state.
Whereas we have now labored collectively over the previous 5 years, we have now mutually determined that stepping again and dealing independently greatest helps the long-term well being and wellness of our communities. Taking this step permits each entities to actively pursue the distinctive approaches to serving their respective populations. This motion additionally applies to the Pawnee Valley Group Hospital in Larned which is a managed associate of HaysMed.
This transition will take a number of months to finish and, till then, HaysMed and Pawnee Valley Group Hospital will stay a part of the system.
The change in relationship just isn’t anticipated to have an effect on sufferers, affected person care, workers, amenities and the native communities.
HaysMed’s focus is a continued dedication to native, regional and rural healthcare in Western Kansas.
“The medical employees at HaysMed helps this resolution,” mentioned Heather Harris, DO, Medical Director and doctor at Hays Household Medication.
Roger Dietz, MD, Chief of Employees echoed that sentiment. “In our opinion, Administration and the board did what was in the perfect curiosity of employees and sufferers of Hays and Western Kansas.”