AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

Feb 23, 2021
Identifying the underlying factors that contribute to disparities in outcomes in vulnerable rural populations and developing strategies to address these issues remain constant challenges, but progress is being made. OSF Healthcare’s Health Equities Action Lab (HEAL) is employing a data-driven…
Feb 23, 2021
Tri-County Health Care in Wadena, Minn., experienced a cultural transformation over the past two years that significantly improved employee engagement, patient satisfaction, quality and safety, and other key operating parameters. What its leaders could not have predicted, however, was how this work…
Feb 18, 2021
Attendees of the 2021 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference kicked off its second day with a virtual series of workshops.
Feb 18, 2021
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack Feb. 17 kicked off the virtual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference by welcoming more than 900 rural hospital and health system leaders and trustees.
Feb 18, 2021
AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., Feb. 17 presented the AHA Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for its outstanding leadership and responsiveness to its community’s health needs.
Feb 18, 2021
Attendees of the 2021 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference heard from keynote speaker Mark Shrime, M.D., O'Brien Chair of Global Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin and lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and James Orlikoff,…
Feb 16, 2021
The AHA today released its 2021 Rural Advocacy Agenda, highlighting the association’s top legislative and policy priorities for the year in support of hospitals and health systems in rural communities. The AHA already released a list of actions needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic so this…
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…
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.