2017 Rural Hospital Conference

2017 Rural Hospital Conference
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017
Health Care
Renaissance Suites Hotel Charlotte, NC

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.

2017 Annual Rural Hospital Conference Brochure


Keynote Presentation - Strengths-Based Futuring: Competing with a Purpose by Connie Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC, Associate Executive Director & Chief Futurist

Medicaid’s Role in Sustaining Rural Hospitals by Deborah Bachrach Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, New York, NY

Seeking Models for Sustaining Access to Health Care in Rural Communities by Andy Fosmire, MS Vice President for Rural Health, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Oklahoma City, OK

Population Health, It's a Team Sport by Bruce Bailey, President and CEO, Tidelands Health, Georgetown, SC

Federal Funding Update by Tom Morris, Associate Administrator, Office of Rural Health Policy Health Resources & Services Administration, US Department of Health & Human Services, Rockville, MD

Breakout A: Scope of Practice and State Legislatures by Sydne Enlund, Policy Associate, Health Program, National Conference of State Legislators, Denver, CO

Breakout B: The Health Workforce in Rural Communities: Perspectives from the U.S. and the Carolinas by Julie Spero, MSPH Director, North Carolina Health Professions Data System, Research Associate, Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC

Breakout C: Joy in Work: A Roadmap for Leaders by Barbara Balik, RN, EdD, Co-Founder of Aefina Partners, Albuquerque, NM

ACHE Breakfast:
Keys to Raising More Money for Your Mission by Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP, principal of Accordant Philanthropy
The New Strategic Imperative for Philanthropy Programs by Karen Wagner

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