2012 Presentations

Paper handouts will not be provided at the conference, but you may download presentations here:

MONDAY: Critical Access Hospital Focus
Keynote
9:15 - 10:15
The Future of Rural Health After Reform [PDF - 224 KB]
Breakout Session 1
10:50 - 11:50

1A - How Three CAHs are Improving Safety [PDF - 1.01 MB]
1B - Building Your Community Care Team - Favet [PDF - 318 KB]
1B - Building Your Community Care Team - Gunderson [PDF - 331 KB]
1B - Building Your Community Care Team - Larson [PDF - 419 KB]
1C - Minnesota‚Äôs e-health Profile: Where Are Rural Providers? [PDF - 1.26MB]
1D - Integrated Training and the Rural Emergency Department: The CALS Approach [PDF - 2.29 MB]
1E - Rural Obstetrics: Findings from the Field [PDF - 936 KB]

Breakout Session 2
1:00 - 2:00
2A - Making Hospital Readmissions RARE in Minnesota - Carlson [PDF - 1.58 MB]
2A - Making Hospital Readmissions RARE in Minnesota - Kuepers [PDF - 350 KB]
2A - Making Hospital Readmissions RARE in Minnesota - Weng [PDF - 1.25 MB]
2B - Community Health Assessment: Making a Difference [PDF - 737 KB]
2D - Meaningful Use of HIT for Quality Initiatives - Kovala [PDF - 871 KB]
2D - Meaningful Use of HIT for Quality Initiatives - Prachar [PDF - 171 KB]
2D - Meaningful Use of HIT for Quality Initiatives - Wivoda [PDF - 1 MB]
2E - Using Foreign Trained Physicians - Holder [PDF - 10.36 MB]
2E - Using Foreign Trained Physicians - Oo [PDF - 362 KB] 
Breakout Session 3
2:35 - 3:35
3A - More than Farming: How the USDA Helps Rural Healthcare [PDF - 1.65 MB]
3B - Southeast Minnesota Beacon Program Community Perspectives [PDF - 5.56 MB]
3C - Trials and Triumphs of Implementing Outcome Based Initiatives [PDF - 4.75 MB]
3C - Trials and Triumphs of Implementing Outcome Based Initiatives - Lessons Learned [PDF - 2.52 MB]
3D - Patient Centered Care Through Technology [PDF - 3.27 MB]
3E - CFO Roundtable: Financial and Operational Opportunities [PDF - 2.44 MB] 
TUESDAY
Keynote
8:15 - 9:15
The High Performance Rural Health Care System of the Future [PDF - 226 KB]
Breakout Session 4
9:50 - 10:50

4A - Strategies for Stroke and Chest Pain Care - Ali - Schons [PDF - 1.58 MB]
4A - Strategies for Stroke and Chest Pain Care - Bell - Tsai [PDF - 449 KB]
4B - A Call to Duty: Transforming Veteran's End of Life Care - Benson - Martensen [PDF - 426 KB]
4B - A Call to Duty: Transforming Veteran's End of Life Care - Norland [PDF - 839 KB]
4C - Preceptor Training and Its Critical Role in Healthcare Workforce Development [PDF - 715 KB]
4D - Health Information Exchange (HIE) in Minnesota [PDF - 611 KB]
4E - Practical Approaches to Our Increasingly Diverse Rural Workplace [PDF - 935 KB]

Breakout Session 5
11:00 - 12:00
5A - Community Health Workers and Rural Health: Increasing Access, Improving Health [PDF - 1.18 MB]
5B - Fit 4 Life [PDF - 2.11 MB]
5C - Meaningful Use Stage 2 [PDF - 2.76 MB]
5D - Tapping into Funding to Promote Health - Undeberg [PDF - 2.13 MB]
Keynote
1:15 - 2:00

Bringing It All Together: Community-Oriented Primary and Prevention Care [PDF - 1.4 MB]