Determining needs, sharing ideas, collaborating to accomplish clinical goals, agreeing to be a part of something
greater - that's what KU HealthPartners, Inc. stands for.
KU HealthPartners, Inc. (KUHP) is a clinical enterprise operated by the
University of Kansas School of Nursing and
School of Health Professions. Organized as a 501(c)(3)
corporation, KU HealthPartners is the faculty practice plan and sole entity for which managed care contracts
are held regarding professional advanced practice nursing and health professions services provided by faculty of the two schools.
Our mission is to provide clinical services that promote and support the educational, research, and
community service endeavors of both the University of Kansas School of Nursing and the University of Kansas
School of Health Professions.
KU HealthPartners was originally incorporated in 1994 as KU School of Nursing, Inc. In 1999,
the name was changed to reflect the partnership with the School of Health Professions. Today, KU HealthPartners is a vibrant and growing clinical enterprise that functions
as an integral part of the University of Kansas School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions.
KU HealthPartners offers to the Greater Kansas City area the opportunity for direct access to professional
advanced practice nursing and health professions services. In addition to basic primary care services, KU HealthPartners
has a unique focus on health promotion and optimal human functioning which is holistically provided
and client-centered. A strong commitment exists to provide evidence-based care and to measuring and promoting
positive client outcomes.