2023 Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting: Participant Materials

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June 28 Presentation Materials

Keynote Address  A Path Forward: The Rural Healthcare System of the Future
Keith J. Mueller, PhD, Gerhard Hartman Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa and Director, Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, Rural Policy Research Institute

Breakout Session: Maintaining Your Patient Safety Culture in Challenging Times
Carrie Pinasco, IHA Senior Director, Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety
Jenny Winkler, IHA Senior Director, Quality, Safety and Health Policy

Breakout Session: Monitoring Utilization Trends with COMPdata
Jeff Balsewicz, IHA Senior Director, Operations and Data Governance, Informatics
Ken Jay, IHA Vice President, Informatics

Breakout Session: Increasing Patient Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Nicole Gastala, MD, Medical Director, Illinois Department of Human Services, Substance Use Prevention and Recovery Division and Family Medicine Physician, UI Health
Ronald J. Vlasaty, Chief Operating Officer, Family Guidance Centers, Inc.
Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT, Medical Director, Illinois Poison Center, Senior Clinical Instructor, The University of Chicago

The Future is Human: Transforming Work in a New Era
Lisa X Walden, Good Company Consulting Co-Founder

June 29 Presentation Materials

Rural Healthcare Regulatory Roundup
Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA

Navigating a Changing Market: Strategies for Rural Hospital Financial Stability
Eric Shell, CPA, MBA, Chairman, Stroudwater

Alex Weber, American Ninja Warrior, Award-Winning Leader and Entertainer