Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

The Kansas Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP), a federal-supported program to support small rural hospitals activities related to quality improvement and investments towards meaningful use of health information technology.

The Kansas SHIP is managed by the State Office of Rural Health within the Bureau of Community Health Systems (BCHS). KDHE has contracted with KHERF to administer this program. The SHIP is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy in the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Contact Us

Hospitals with SHIP grant-specific questions, please email the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation or email Susan Pattie.

For general questions, please email the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health.