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24th Annual West Virginia Rural Health Conference

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Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016 12:18 PM

 

About the Conference
The goal of the West Virginia Rural Health Conference is to provide attendees with updates regarding rural health issues on both the state and national levels. Attendees will be provided with learning tools to assist in carrying out best practices in the community and will have an opportunity to network with peers facing similar challenges.
With support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Logan Healthcare Foundation, Bernard McDonough Foundation and other generous sponsors, the conference gathers individuals and groups interested in the health of rural residents for two and one half informative days of learning and networking. The 2016 conference agenda is the collaborative result of statewide partners seeking the best speakers to address current topics of interest.
Please join us at Chief Logan Lodge, located at Chief Logan State Park in Logan, West Virginia, as we continue our efforts to assure improved access to quality health care for the citizens of West Virginia.
Intended Audience
The broad range of conference sessions will be of interest to allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, attorneys, academicians, students from a variety of health professions, government officials, business and community leaders, community extension agents, community planners, community health care volunteers, non-profits and individuals interested in community development.
A conference registration form is included. Additional registration forms are available on the web at http://www.wvrha.org.
Conference Objectives
•Discuss information regarding best practices across the state and nation for improving the provision of ruralhealth care for all citizens of West Virginia;
•Identify population management, leadership and workforce challenges as well, increasing recruitment andretention;
•Describe how to use the WV Health Data Portal available on the West Virginia Rural Health Association's webpage http://www.wvrha.org;
•Identify best practices centered on rural health workforce and emerging issues relevant to rural health; and
•Discuss further collaboration across all levels of health systems and rural health infrastructure.

About the Conference

The goal of the West Virginia Rural Health Conference is to provide attendees with updates regarding rural health issues on both the state and national levels. Attendees will be provided with learning tools to assist in carrying out best practices in the community and will have an opportunity to network with peers facing similar challenges.

With support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Logan Healthcare Foundation, Bernard McDonough Foundation and other generous sponsors, the conference gathers individuals and groups interested in the health of rural residents for two and one half informative days of learning and networking. The 2016 conference agenda is the collaborative result of statewide partners seeking the best speakers to address current topics of interest.

Please join us at Chief Logan Lodge, located at Chief Logan State Park in Logan, West Virginia, as we continue our efforts to assure improved access to quality health care for the citizens of West Virginia.

Intended Audience

The broad range of conference sessions will be of interest to allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, attorneys, academicians, students from a variety of health professions, government officials, business and community leaders, community extension agents, community planners, community health care volunteers, non-profits and individuals interested in community development.

A conference registration form is included. Additional registration forms are available on the web at http://www.wvrha.org.

Conference Objectives

•Discuss information regarding best practices across the state and nation for improving the provision of ruralhealth care for all citizens of West Virginia;

•Identify population management, leadership and workforce challenges as well, increasing recruitment andretention;

•Describe how to use the WV Health Data Portal available on the West Virginia Rural Health Association's webpage http://www.wvrha.org;

•Identify best practices centered on rural health workforce and emerging issues relevant to rural health; and

•Discuss further collaboration across all levels of health systems and rural health infrastructure.

 

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2016 rural health conf. brochure.pdf

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