Strategies to Prepare for Value-based Payments: Two Hospital Examples

Event Details
Friday, July 19, 2013
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)


  • Thomas Keim, CEO, Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital, MO
  • Douglas Tanner, CEO, Washington County Hospital, AL
  • Eric Shell, Principal, Stroudwater Associates

The Chief Executive Officers at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital and Washington County Hospital discuss financial challenges rural hospitals are facing. The speakers share their experience in completing a financial operational assessment and explain their strategies for how they plan to prepare for a future payment system that is based on value.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,560,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.