2014 Presentations

Paper handouts will not be provided at the conference, but you may download presentations here. More presentations will be posted as they become available.

MONDAY: Critical Access Hospital Focus
Keynote: Quint Studer
9:15 - 10:15

A Culture of High Performance: Achieving Higher Quality at a Lower Cost [PDF - 1.38 MB]

Breakout Session 1
10:50 - 11:50

1A - MDH Health Care Homes: Certification and Recertifications Q & A [PDF - 926 KB]

1A - The Small Rural Health Care Home Clinic: Unique Designs to Meet the Standards [PDF - 1.15 MB]

1A - HCH Certification Assessment Required Documents [PDF - 73 KB]

1A - Health Care Homes Certification Assessment Tool [PDF - 430 KB]

1A - Health Care Home Certification Standards One Page Summary [PDF - 97 KB]

1A - Health Care Homes Recertification Progression 2012 [PDF - 231 KB]

1A - Health Care Home Recertification-Year 1 [PDF - 292 KB]

1A - Health Care Home Recertification-Year 2 [PDF - 77 KB]

1A - Health Care Home Recertification-Year 3 and Subsequent Years [PDF - 167 KB]

1B - The Commons Health Hospital Challenge [PDF - 7.42 MB]

1C - Standardizing Quality Management Across a Rural Health Network [PDF - 1.76 MB]

1D - Toward Zero Deaths: The Role of Health Care [PDF - 3.72 MB]

1E - Considerations for Critical Access Hospital Swing Bed Use [PDF - 4.07 MB]

1F - Developing a Maternal Mental Health Promotion Model [PDF - 1.31 MB]

Breakout Session 2
1:00 - 2:00

2B - Building Synergies between HIE, Broadband & Telehealth [PDF - 1.43 MB]

2C - Creating Community Partnerships to Serve Older Adults in Rural Areas [PDF - 1.13 MB]

2D - Maximizing Effeciency and Productivity in Rural ERs [PDF - 2.71 MB]

2F - Mental Health Workforce Forum [PDF - 965 KB]

2E - Population Health for Critical Access Hospitals [PDF - 1.33 MB]

Breakout Session 3
2:35 - 3:35 

3A - Making Rural Community Paramedic Services a Reality [PDF - 998 KB]

3B - Reaching Out to All Who Served Through Technology & Innovation [PDF - 1.71 MB]

3C - RARE Tools to Prevent Readmissions [PDF - 538 KB]

3D - Using data from the Central Minnesota Community Health Survey for Programming and Policy Decisions [PDF - 1.34 MB]

3E - Learning Collaboratives to Improve Pediatric Health [PDF - 2.58 MB]

3F - Policy Relevant National Research on Critical Access Hospitals [PDF - 2.79 MB]

MRHA Policy Forum
3:45 - 5:00
2014 Minnesota Rural Health Association Policy Forum Presentation [PDF - 729 KB]
TUESDAY: Community Focus
Keynote: Kathleen Annette
8:15 - 9:15

Healthy, Hopeful, Vibrant Rural Communities Presentation [PDF - 3.2 MB]

Healthy, Hopeful, Vibrant Rural Communities Script [PDF - 511 KB]

Breakout Session 4
9:50 - 10:50

4A - Community Care Teams, Shared Care Coordination and Improved Health Outcomes [PDF - 1.25 MB]

4B - Leading Change without Losing it to Stress [PDF - 279 KB]

4C - Seeing Sepsis: Reducing Severe Sepsis Mortality in Rural Hospitals [PDF - 3.65 MB]

4D - Utilizing Dental Therapists [PDF - 1.48 MB]

4E - Using Innovation and Technology in Rural Critical Care [PDF - 4.38 MB]

Breakout Session 5
11:30 - 12:30

5A - From Cornfields to Classrooms to Collaborations [PDF - 3.41 MB]

5B - Using e-Health [PDF - 2.29 MB]

5C - Improving "Disaster" at Rural Hospitals [PDF - 2.26 MB]

5D - Community Partners Working Together to Increase Hospice Use [PDF - 3.13 MB]

5E - Rural Oral Health Challenges and Practice Models [PDF - 4.07 MB]

Keynote: Ed Elhinger
1:30 - 2:00

Advancing Health Equity: The Central Challenge for Minnesota - for all of Minnesota [PDF - 2.49 MB]

 

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