It has never been more important to have a succinct and effective strategic plan in rural health care. Reimbursement challenges, declining populations, the shift toward population health and ever-present competitive pressures make it imperative not just to respond, but to be proactive with strategic initiatives. Come hear about using best practices to assess the organization and the community when making a strategic plan.

Adam Strom, MBA

Health Care Consulting Manager
Eide Bailly, LLP

Adam has more than 15 years of healthcare industry experience, including work with developmentally disabled adults, community mental health case management, and crisis intervention, public health quality improvement, and now strategic operational consulting with Eide Bailly. Adam has enjoyed working with locations around the United States as they create strategic plans, perform community health needs assessments, and navigate the ups and downs of population health management and value-based reimbursement models. Adam holds a Masters of Business Administration from Hamline University.

Stacey Lee, JD, CPA

Johnson Memorial Health Services

Stacey L. Lee has been the CEO and Administrator at Johnson Memorial Health Services (JMHS) since 2015. Since joining JMHS, she has overseen a $25.6 million-dollar construction project and was instrumental in adding three additional medical staff, including two physicians. Under Lee’s leadership, JMHS was one of five Minnesota hospitals to be named a top 2018 Critical Access Hospital in the nation. Prior to joining JMHS, Lee was an Attorney-At-Law for more than 12 years, focusing on Estate Planning, Trust & Estate Administration.

Laura Sutter, MPH

Rural Health Policy Planner
MDH Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Laura Sutter is the Rural Health Policy Planner at the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care. She has a background in public health and experience working in health care policy and program development.