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Critical Access Hospital Conference

Sep 27-29, 2017 Kansas City, Mo.

Join us in Kansas City for NRHA’s 2017 Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conferences. They’re NRHA’s fastest-growing events for a reason.

Take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities designed for clinic and hospital professionals and board members serving rural America.

  • icon-agenta Agenda

    Call for presentations


    The call for presentations for the 2017 Clinical Access Hospital Conference opens Feb. 23 and closes May 25. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by email in July. All speakers selected must register for the conference in which they speak.

    Submit Critical Access Hospital Conference presentations. Contact Donna Douglas at 816-756-3140 with questions.

    Continuing education is available

    Conference recaps
    2016 CAH conference
    2015 CAH conference 
    2014 CAH conference


    Top 20 Critical Access Hospital Awards

  • icon-rates Rates

    Register for both the RHC and CAH Conferences and receive an additional $100 discount.

    RHC Conference rates

    Early (before August 11)
    $309 member
    $409 non-member*

    After August 11 

    $409 member
    $459 non-member*

    * Price includes a one-year complimentary membership for first-time NRHA members.

    CAH Conference rates

    Early (before August 11)
    $479 member, $579 non-member*

    After August 11
    $559 member, $659 non-member*

    Industry representatives who provide services or products

    Early (before August 11)
    $949 member. $1049 non-member*

    After August 11
    $1049 member, $1149 non-member*

    * Price includes a one-year complimentary membership for first-time NRHA members.

    Registration information

    Register online or download the registration form to mail or email.

  • icon-exhibitors Exhibitors

    Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers


    Due to the growth of NRHA's Partnership Program and limited exhibit space at the 2016 Critical Access Hospital Conference, booth spaces are reserved for NRHA partners only. Contact Larry Bedell to learn more. 

    Advertisers and sponsors

    Don't miss the opportunity to increase your visibility in the rural market with ads and sponsorships or by becoming a vetted NRHA Partner. 
    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.
    Download NRHA's Visibility Guide, or contact Larry Bedell to learn more.

  • icon-building Accommodations

    Conference hotel:

    Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
    2345 McGee Street
    Kansas City, Mo. 64108 

    The Sheraton Crown Center is located in the heart of Kansas City, 20 miles from KCI Airport, walking distance to Kansas City's finest shopping and dining. Book your room online or call 800-325-3535 to reserve your room. Deadline for the $163 discounted NRHA rate is Aug. 11 or when rooms sell out.


    KCI Super Shuttle
    Shared shuttle service is $17 one way or $29 round trip per person. The shuttle leaves from the baggage claim area at 5 minutes to the hour and 25 minutes after the hour. Reservations are not required.
    Taxi: Approx $35-40