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Tim Putnam, DHA, FACHE

CEO/President

Margaret Mary Health

Tim Putnam is president/CEO of Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, Ind. He has over 30 years of healthcare experience. He received his doctorate in health administration from the Medical University of South Carolina, where his dissertation focused on acute stroke care in rural hospitals. He currently chairs the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium and was appointed by the governor to the Indiana Board of Graduate Medical Education, which he also chairs. He is a past president of the Indiana Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Association. In 2015, Dr. Putnam was certified as an emergency medical technician and served on the Batesville Fire and EMS Lifesquad until 2019. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.

Sessions

Rethinking Healthcare Facility Design Post-Pandemic

Presented by Tracey Graham, DNP, APRN, Jim Albert, Rob Schoeck, Tim Putnam, DHA, FACHE at 1:10 PM on Tuesday, March 23rd.

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the nation, healthcare facilities have struggled to accommodate the influx of patients. With field hospitals being constructed in parks and convention centers repurposed to house additional hospital beds, it is necessary to rethink and plan the design and redesign of future healthcare facilities. As this current crisis ebbs, health…