Events Schedule

Upcoming Events

Location: Virtual
Mar 26

Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: March 26

Webinar 1: Top Issues and Big Decisions: Act Today to Create Tomorrow
Sponsored by Medical Solutions

From the Apple Watch to staff shortages, this interactive session will cover the top external and internal issues facing small and rural hospital leaders. You’ll learn strategies to inspire yourself, other leaders and your staff as you gain insights into outside competitors like Amazon and CVS while learning to shape healthcare services for real growth. You’ll also walk away emboldened to make big decisions the right way, effecting positive change in your organization and community.

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Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: March 26
Location: Webinar
Mar 28

Taking Care of Board Business: A Plan for Successful Board Succession: March 28

Board succession planning is a critical strategic process that ensures a seamless governance leadership transition. As hospital and health system boards deal with complex and changing issues, a seamless transition helps position the board and healthcare organization for success. This program will guide hospital and health system leaders in the strategic nuances of board succession planning and equip them with practical tools and insights essential for effective implementation.

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Taking Care of Board Business: A Plan for Successful Board Succession: March 28
Location: Virtual
May 14

Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: May 14

Webinar 2: Empowering Your Middle Managers to Make Miracles Happen
Sponsored by HealthCare Association Credit Union

Want to accelerate innovation and improvement in your hospital? Tap your middle managers. As the “connectors” between staff and leadership, managers are uniquely positioned to tie hospital priorities to daily activities. Hospital CEOs and C-Suite leaders are essential to the equation. By providing the right support, you’ll produce managers who are more engaged, more empowered and, ultimately, more effective. This interactive session will explore how championing your managers can result in better outcomes and organizational performance.
 

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Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: May 14
Location: Virtual
Aug 20

Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: Aug. 20

Webinar 3: How to Build a Business Plan for Hospital Growth
Sponsored by Montrose Behavioral Health

Growing or starting a new service can be key to a rural hospital’s financial viability. Learn how to start the process with a business plan. This interactive session will dive into the essential components of a business plan focused on hospital growth. You’ll hear where to find new ideas; the “what” and “why” of a business plan; your first filters for any idea; how to learn about your customers and your competition; how to craft a strong marketing plan; and how to forecast financial results.

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Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: Aug. 20
Location: Virtual
Nov 19

Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: Nov. 19

Webinar 4: Do Well While You Do Good: Strengthening Rural Hospital Boards
Sponsored by Optum

Hospital trustees are hospital leaders, aligned with the mission and committed to the organization’s success. Yet, management and governance roles must be kept separate to meet external requirements and achieve organizational goals. Learn more in this interactive session focused on best practices for a hospital board’s structure and responsibilities. You’ll also hear case studies of challenging situations hospital boards have faced, so your trustees can prepare for and provide guidance on any issue that arises.
 

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Empowering Rural Hospital Leaders: Best Practices for Growth: Nov. 19

Save the Date

The 2024 Small and Rural Hospital Annual Meeting will take place June 27 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield.

The 2024 Leadership Summit will take place September 26-27. Please note our new location at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center in Oak Brook.

We look forward to seeing you in 2024!