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Rural Hospital Innovation Summit

May 10-13, 2022 Albuquerque, N.M.

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Join NRHA and rural health leaders from across the country in the Land of Enchantment to help raise the standard for rural health with over 80 innovative, practical, and cost-saving sessions and much more.

NRHA’s 7th Rural Hospital Innovation Summit, 45th Annual Rural Health Conference, and associated events are May 10-13 in Albuquerque, N.M.

The nation’s largest gathering of rural health professionals occurrs alongside the Summit, where rural hospital professionals find the next level of inspiration and take winning strategies home.

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.

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    2022 Rural Hospital Innovation Summit agenda DRAFT (TBA)


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    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 10 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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    Registration will open when NRHA's 2022 Annual Rural Health Conference rates are announced.

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    Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers


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

    Download NRHA's 2021-22 engagement guide or contact Larry Bedell 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.
     

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    There's even more in store


    Don't miss NRHA's Health Equity Conference and Rural Medical Education Conference occurring immediately beforehand on May 10.

    “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

     

    Continuing education


    By attending NRHA's Rural Hospital Innovation Summit participants may earn up to nine hours ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation. Download the attendance certificate for the most recent Rural Hospital Innovation Summit.

     

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