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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Feb 9, 2021
Demonstrating inspired leadership, innovative collaborative efforts and forward-thinking governance, rural hospitals and health systems continue to deliver care in the face of overwhelming adversity. Organizations across the nation will gather virtually Feb. 17-18 for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference to make, build and renew connections that will help the field continue to innovate and transform care.
Feb 8, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has brought us excruciatingly difficult times, I keep saying this is the finest hour for hospitals. Our field has risen to incredible challenges with expertise, commitment and compassion, and it’s inspiring to see.
Feb 3, 2021
Four health care leaders in rural Montana discuss how their organizations are adjusting their internal operations to accommodate COVID-19 patients; rallying their communities together and building new relationships; and rebuilding on the path forward.
Jan 21, 2021
This year’s AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference offers a unique opportunity for leaders to connect before, during and after the conference in affinity groups.
Jan 21, 2021
Over 100 rural hospitals have closed since 2013, resulting in patients traveling a median 20 miles farther for health care services, according to a report released by the Government Accountability Office.
Jan 20, 2021
U.S. hospitals and other non-profit and for-profit entities with experience using telehealth technologies to serve rural underserved populations can apply through April 2 for up to $350,000 each to implement and evaluate direct-to-consumer telehealth technologies to increase access to health care services, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Jan 19, 2021
The AHA announced Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt., as the 2020 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Award.
Jan 12, 2021
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Virtual Conference and Engagement Experience — one of AHA's flagship events — will be held Feb. 17-18.
Jan 12, 2021 by Michelle Hood
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Virtual Conference and Engagement Experience – one of AHA's flagship events – will be held February 17-18. AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the conference designed to help rural health care leaders and trustees propel the transformation to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system.
Jan 11, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy finalized its proposal to add additional counties to the list of geographic areas considered rural and therefore eligible for rural health grants.