Session Details

Leadership Insights: Challenges and Solutions for the Future of Rural Healthcare

Wednesday, March 22

10:45–11:45 a.m.

The challenges leaders face running rural hospitals and health systems—payment models, power dynamics, recruiting processes and resources—differ greatly from similar issues faced by their urban counterparts. Join this panel of leading experts in rural healthcare to learn more about what it takes to manage care in a rural community. Panelists will provide advice on overcoming the common challenges that healthcare executives confront and share candid insights gained from their experience as rural healthcare leaders with an eye toward the future.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the unique challenges faced in rural hospitals and health systems.
  • Identify solutions for overcoming these challenges in today’s healthcare environment.

Presented By

Tim Putnam

Tim Putnam

Faculty

Medical University of South Carolina
David Zass

David Zass

CEO

Medical University of South Carolina
Vince Oliver, LFACHE

Vince Oliver, LFACHE

Regional VP

NetworxHealth, A Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Company
Tamaara Gibbons

Tamaara Gibbons

Executive Director

NetworxHealth, A Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Company
Brock Slabach

Brock Slabach

SVP

National Rural Health Association