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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Jan 19, 2022
Rural health clinics, community-based organizations and others may apply through April 19 for a portion of $13 million in Health Resources and Services Administration funding to increase access to substance use disorder and other behavioral health care services in rural communities.
Nov 23, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services began distributing $7.5 billion of the $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act payments designated for providers who serve rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Medicare beneficiaries.
Nov 22, 2021
AHA’s 2022 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference offers “an unparalleled opportunity to learn and share with rural health leaders innovating at the forefront of change,” writes Michelle Hood, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer. 
Nov 18, 2021
Leaders at St. Patrick Hospital in Montana say as COVID-19 cases rose, the ages of patients were getting younger and younger.
Nov 18, 2021
In part 2 of this two-part series, Ruby Kirby, CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare Bolivar Hospital and West Tennessee Healthcare Camden Hospital, shares her insights on how rural hospitals and health systems can work with their communities to build confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, including education, partnerships and addressing social determinants of health.
Nov 18, 2021
The AHA continues to advocate for rural hospitals and health systems on Capitol Hill and beyond, elevating the most pressing issues facing rural hospitals nationwide.
Nov 16, 2021
In part 1 of this two-part series, Ruby Kirby, CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare Bolivar Hospital and West Tennessee Healthcare Camden Hospital, shares her insights on how rural hospitals are working to eliminate health inequities and disparities in their communities, including tactics for healthier eating and exercise.
Nov 16, 2021
Obstetrician-gynecologist Makunda Abdul-Mbacke, M.D., shares the challenges she faces in her rural Virginia community and her hopes for the future of rural health.
Nov 12, 2021 by Ruby Kirby, R.N.
Ruby Kirby, CEO of two rural critical access hospitals in West Tennessee, shares insights on how her health organizations are working to eliminate health inequities and disparities in rural communities while building vaccine confidence.