Healthcare Coalition Partners of Kansas has secured  funding to provide 35 – 40 Post Acute Care (PAC) facilities in both SW and SE Kansas with a small equipment package including a Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ i5/8/128 laptop computer , a Curaplex Fingertip Pulse Oximeter and a 3M Littmann CORE Digital Stethoscope to be utilized for integration within their local telemedicine system.  There will be no cost to a selected facility for this equipment package.  Rationale: Integration of PACs into a local telemedicine system can assist with the transition of patients/residents from an acute care facility, but also possibly reducing the movement of patients/residents to clinics or acute care for doctor appointments on a preventive basis. Here is the simple application formMore Information. 

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Debra is LeadingAge Kansas’ President and CEO. She leads the overall affairs of the association, works closely with the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan, oversight of financial resources, and of course, inspiring and leading the team. Additionally, she’s the primary spokesperson for the association, the liaison to LeadingAge National, and serves as the President and CEO of the association’s sister organizations, the Foundation and Employee Benefits, Inc. Her commitment and passion for aging services stems out of her deep love for her grandparents. She finds that helping the association’s members make a difference in the lives of the people they serve and being part of an organization that is not content simply preserving the status quo, are her favorite parts of her job. Debra, her husband, and their dog love traveling the open road together in a tiny 5th wheel Scamp. You can contact her directly at 785.233.7443 ext. 111.