Critical Access Hospital Summit

The current and future state of health care in the region

September 28, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Broadway Building - St. Patrick Hospital
Join statewide health care professionals for the 9th Annual Critical Access Hospital Summit in Missoula.

Decisions, Decisions: Trends, and Effective Leadership and Governance of Rural Hospitals

Keynote Speaker: Jamie Orlikoff

Health care is in turmoil, and nowhere is the impact of that more apparent than for the canaries in the coal mines of U.S. health care: rural hospitals and health systems. This session examines the challenging and conflicting trends buffeting U.S. health care, and unpacks their implications. Jamie Orlikoff outlines strategies for boards and leaders to maximize the effectiveness of their decision-making to help their organizations survive this risky time.

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This year's Critical Access Hospital Summit coincides with the Friday Medical Conference, beginning at 7 a.m. Come early to hear Dr. Joseph Schmoker, Medical Director for the International Heart Institute's Cardiothoracic Surgery Program, speak about thoracic aortic disease and then stay for the Summit.

Visit the University of Montana website to learn more about Friday Medical Conference and how to receive continuing education credits for their seminars.


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Contact Anna Hoppe, Outreach Program Manager: 406-327-1625 or send an email.

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