THA Small and Rural Conference Rescheduled for June 11, 2020

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The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) invites healthcare professionals to discuss strategies and concerns facing rural communities. As rural healthcare providers continue to face significant challenges with pressures to increase efficiencies, improve coordination across the care spectrum, manage workforce shortages, focus on innovative ideas and strategies, NOW is the time to:

  • Examine leadership lessons learned after a disaster
  • Review the rural healthcare landscape
  • Gain insight for achieving peak performance
  • Hear about the political environment from a national, federal and state policy perspective and the impact on rural communities

Target Audience:

This conference is designed, but not limited to, chief executive officers, chief nursing officers, chief financial officers, chief medical officers, key administrative staff, directors of quality, human resource directors and nursing home administrators.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the major trends and issues that are impacting providers of care in rural America, focusing on innovation, as well as other policy matters at the federal level.
  • Explain the importance of the social determinants of health, including health literacy, food and housing security, and access to care.
  • Review how lessons learned during a crisis can assist your organization successfully apply improvement strategies its everyday mission.
  • Examine 10 key drivers for rural health strategic and operational leadership.
  • Review national research and Tennessee-specific benchmarks of hospital/healthcare organization performance.
  • Explore a mobile integrated healthcare-community paramedicine (MIH-CP) program and its impact on patient outcomes and cost of care.
  • Summarize the practices of emotional intelligence.
  • Discuss the political environment, legislative advocacy and regulatory policy updates with specific recommendations to address the persistent, recent and emergent challenges facing rural communities and hospitals.
  • Review the issues in the Tennessee General Assembly in 2020 and the impact it is likely to have on your facility.

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the Tennessee Hospital Association