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Rural Hospital Innovation Summit

May 4-7, 2021 New Orleans, La.

There's even more in store

We’ll help you navigate the shifting currents of rural health with more than 60 innovative, practical, and cost-saving sessions at NRHA’s 5th Rural Hospital Innovation Summit occuring alongside the Association's 43rd Annual Rural Health Conference, the nation’s largest gathering of rural health professionals.

These events are created for anyone with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more.
 
And don't miss NRHA's Health Equity Conference and Rural Medical Education Conference, our pre-conference events.

“If you’re interested in actively engaging in transformational work on behalf of rural communities, NRHA’s annual events are where it’s at.” – NRHA member Peggy Wheeler
 
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Unique sponsorship opportunities

Download NRHA's 2020 Annual Conference virtual engagement guide and non-profit virtual engagement guide, or contact Colleen Bay to learn more.
 

  • icon-agenta Agenda

    2020 agenda:


    2020 Rural Hospital Innovation Summit agenda (updated 06.12.20)


    Past agendas:

     
    The Rural Hospital Innovation Summit is designed to make the most of your time. Topics include:
    • leveraging population health outcomes
    • frontiers in value-based care
    • advancing payment innovation
    • workforce recruitment and retention
    • models of community coordination
    • new revenue opportunities
    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the top innovators thriving in rural health care and network with other high-performing leaders at this premier event.
     

    Who should attend

    The summit is designed to gather the country’s top rural hospital leaders and innovators with a simple goal in mind: show how rural hospitals can thrive in today’s rocky health care landscape. 
    •             board members                       
    •             chief executive officers
    •             chief medical officers
    •             chief nursing officers
    •             chief financial officers
    •             chief innovation officers
    •             emerging leaders
     

    Medical education and health equity events

    The annual Rural Medical Education Conference and Health Equity Conference (formerly the Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference) will both be held May 7 directly prior to the Annual Rural Health Conference.

    NRHA certificates of attendance will be available at the registration desk. Attendees may use these certificates with third-party organizations or their employer as documentation of having received conference hours of instruction.

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    Contact [email protected] or 816-756-3140 for more information on registration.

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    Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers

    Don't miss the opportunity to increase your visibility in the rural market with ads and sponsorships or by becoming a vetted NRHA Partner. 

    Download NRHA's 2021 engagement guide and non-profit virtual engagement guide, or contact Colleen Bay to learn more.

    NRHA offers sponsorships for all events, providing a valuable opportunity for your organization to gain visibility. These sponsorships, ads and partnerships are great ways to get your company's message in the hands of hundreds of attendees. Remember, one-third of all U.S. hospitals are rural facilities.