AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference 2018

MEDITECH Customers to Present at the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference


14 executives from MEDITECH customer sites will be presenting at the 31st annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Feb. 5-7 in Phoenix, AZ. These leaders will be sharing their strategies for delivering value-based care, addressing staffing challenges, and improving access for rural communities.
Here are some of the sessions you can attend at the AHA Rural Health Care Conference: 
  • Leaders at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (St. Johnsbury, VT) will present Accountable Health Communities: Addressing the Impact of the Social Determinants of Health, a discussion on how rural hospitals can bring together key decision makers from diverse partner organizations such as FQHCs, mental health, housing, community action, and charitable food to help improve health in their regions.

  • AveraHealth (Sioux Falls, SD) will present Extending Health Care Delivery through Telemedicine: The Virtual Hospital Experience, detailing how the virtual health system model is transforming care delivery through technology and collaboration, while extending care to underserved communities through specialty visits, emergency care, and ICU services.

  • Executives from Meadville Medical Center (Meadville, PA) and Kalispell Regional Healthcare (Kalispell, MT) will discuss Finding a Medical Home for Superutilizers, on ways that providers can better serve medically and socially complex patients, as well as conserve scarce resources by analyzing admissions, managing utilization of the ER, and coordinating community assets.

  • Jefferson Healthcare leaders will present Developing a Behavioral Health Care Service Line at a Small Rural Hospital, covering the critical elements of a rural behavioral health care service line, financial strategies to achieve integration, and approaches to partner successfully with local providers.

Want to hear from more MEDITECH customers? Come back to Las Vegas in March and visit us at HIMSS18, booth #1360.