2014 Small and Rural Hospital Conference

2014 Small and Rural Hospital Conference
Date: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 to Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Category: 
Health Care
Venue: 
Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel Charlotte, NC
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Sponsored by the North Carolina Hospital Association, the South Carolina Hospital Association and The Duke Endowment, this annual conference focuses on current issues unique to small and rural health care executives. It is designed for hospital, health system, association and governmental employees and hospital and health system trustees.

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Preconference: Rural Hospital Closures and Recent Financial Performance of Critical Access Hospitals in the Carolinas (PDF) - George Pink, PhD, Humana Disnguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management School of Public Health, Senior Research Fellow, Cecil B. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Kristen Reiter, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management; Research Fellow, Cecil B. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Navigating Healthcare Reform through Innovation, Collaboration and Inspiration (PDF)- Todd Linden, President and CEO, Grinnell Regional Medical Center, Grinnell, IA

Regional Health Information Exchange in the Carolinas (PDF) - Frank C. Clark, PhD, Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

A Regional Approach to HIE (PDF) - Yvonne Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Coastal Carolina Health Alliance, Wilmington, NC

Federal Resources for Rural Hospitals and Veterans Health Administration Office of Rural Health (VHA ORH) investments in North and South Carolina (PDF) - Tom F. Morris, Associate Administrator, Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources & Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Rockville, MD

The Case for Affiliation (PDF) - Rich D’Alberto, Campus President, Greenville Hospital System, Laurens County Health Care System, Clinton, SC

Canon Memorial Hospital (PDF) - Norman Rentz, President and CEO, Cannon Memorial Hospital, Pickens, SC

Crossing the Shaky Bridge To Population Health (PDF) - Robert Bednarek, Vice President, Rural Health Planning and Development, Mission Health System, Brevard, NC

Federal Regulatory Update (PDF) - Priya Bathija, Senior Associate Director, Policy, American Hospital Association, Washington, DC

Let Patients Help Improve Health and Care! (PDF) - “eā€Patient Dave” deBronkart, Nashua, NH

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