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KFMC Announces Two New Board Members

Dr. Eric Voth and Julie Roth appointed as new Board of Trustees members

February 7, 2018

The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (KFMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Voth and Julie Roth as newest members to the Board of Trustees effective January 5, 2018.

Dr. Voth is a specialist in internal medicine, pain management, and addiction medicine as well as Vice-President of Primary Care at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kansas. He is the chairman of the Institute on Global Drug Policy, is recognized as an international authority on drug use, and lectures on drug policy-related issues, pain management, and appropriate prescribing practices. Dr. Voth also serves as an advisor on alcohol and drug abuse issues to the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, is a former member of the National Advisory Committee for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment of HHS, and is a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Dr. Voth has advised several U.S. presidential administrations and testified for numerous Congressional offices on drug related issues for over thirty years. Dr. Voth provides expert testimony on general medical issues, pain management, and addiction issues for both defense and plaintiff cases.

Julie Roth, JD, partner at Spencer Fane in Overland Park, KS, represents large health systems, hospitals and physician practices, and counsels clients on the sale, acquisition, and development of complex joint ventures. With more than 15 years of experience, Julie regularly helps her clients by negotiating and drafting hospital-physician affiliation documents, such as employment agreements, professional services agreements, physician recruitment agreements and clinical co-management agreements.

Additionally, Julie counsels clients on regulatory compliance matters including HIPAA privacy and security rules, Medicare & Medicaid payment rules, Conditions of Participation, and EMTALA. She has substantial experience with electronic health records and the health information technology exchange, and assisted in the development of the Kansas Health Information Technology and Exchange Act, which aligns Kansas law with the HIPAA Privacy Rules. She earned her Masters’ degree in Health Services Administration and is a credentialed Registered Health Information Administrator.

The slate of board members for 2018 is listed below.

  • Spaulding, Ryan, PhD (Chair)
  • Bell, Donna (Vice Chair)
  • Hintz, Thomas (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Cox, Robert, MD
  • Jacobson, John
  • Praeger, Sandy
  • Roth, Julie
  • Good, Sarah, MHA (KFMC President and CEO)
  • VanHouden, Charles, MD
  • Voth, Eric, MD
  • Wolfe, Brian, MD
  • Yost, Carla, RN.