Rural Health Care Leadership Conference News Coverage

35th Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference. February 6-9, 2022. Arizona Grand Resort and Spa.

The American Hospital Association’s 2022 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, February 6-9, Phoenix, AZ, brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. We’ll examine the most significant operational, financial and environmental challenges including the post-pandemic impact on rural hospitals and their communities, and present innovative approaches that will enable you to transform your organization’s care delivery model and business practices.

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May 11, 2022
HRSA yesterday released another $450 million in American Rescue Plan Act payments to rural health care providers.
May 6, 2022
AHA today launched a new suite of resources for rural health care leaders, including an on-demand webinar and playbook.
Apr 29, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Courage. Compassion. Workforce. Health equity. Heroes. Challenges. Innovation. Community partnerships. Leadership. Opportunities. These were some of the most common words we heard from attendees and speakers talking about our field at this week’s AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Apr 27, 2022
Join the AHA April 28 at 2 p.m. ET for a virtual discussion with rural hospital leaders and board members.
Apr 22, 2022
Join the AHA April 28 at 2 p.m. ET for a discussion with rural hospital leaders and board members.
Apr 19, 2022
The need to improve maternal and child health equity in America while reducing access disparities has become a national focus. As policymakers and provider organizations continue to seek ways to reverse these trends, hospitals and health systems are stepping up with innovative efforts.
Apr 14, 2022
The grants are the first awards from $475 million in emergency grants authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act. 
Apr 11, 2022
Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, last week introduced a Senate companion to the Rural Hospital Support Act.
Feb 23, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday removed the Accountable Care Organization Transformation Track from the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model.
Feb 22, 2022
The Federal Communications Commission Friday adopted a notice proposing changes to the Rural Health Care Program, which provides funding to help rural health care providers expand telehealth services.