June 17-18, 2019

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (Map)
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

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  • The online breakout session proposal application period will be open from December 12 through January 9
  • Sponsorship opportunities will be available January 7, 2019
  • Exhibitor and participant registration opens April 1, 2019

2019 Conference Objectives

During this conference participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Increase readiness to engage in value-based models of care and payment
  • Activate approaches to improve health outcomes for populations with diverse health needs 
  • Strengthen your ability to use data analytics to tell your story and measure success
  • Discover successful community collaborations addressing health equity 
  • Expand awareness of effective methods enhancing behavioral and mental health access
  • Explore diverse workforce strategies to address current and future needs 
  • Foster relationships with rural health providers, students, educators, vendors and policymakers

Target Audience

  • Rural hospitals, long-term care, behavioral health, rural health clinics and community health center administrators, leaders, staff and volunteers
  • Rural health professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, dentists, behavioral health providers, allied health professionals and educators
  • Rural Health Advisory Committee members
  • Rural Hospital Flexibility Committee members
  • Rural network directors
  • Elected and appointed officials, including county commissioners and state legislators
  • Federal, state and local government and tribal health, public health and human service staff
  • Policy analysts and researchers interested in rural health issues
  • Health plan, accountable care organization representatives
  • Community leaders and activists
  • Rural health care consumers
  • Health professions students
  • Economic development organizations
  • Extension services
  • Schools and educators
  • Other community partners in rural health
  • Community members

Archived Presentations

To find presentations from 2018, visit the sessions page, then select the session title from the list.

2017 Presentations
2016 Presentations
2015 Presentations
2014 Presentations
2013 Presentations
2012 Presentations

2018 Participant List

2018 Minnesota Rural Health Conference Participants (PDF - 23 pages)