RHITND All-Grantee Meeting 2013

Event Details
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 to Friday, March 22, 2013
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

The 2013 All-Grantee Meeting of the Rural Health Information Technology (HIT) Network Development Program provided network grantees with helpful tools and resources to be successful within the dynamic health care landscape. Participants were afforded opportunities for collaboration to learn from each other and health care experts, particularly in the areas of leadership skills, HIT knowledge, and quality improvement in patient care.

Day 1

Moving From Communication to Collaboration to Drive Success

Denni McColm, Citizens Memorial Healthcare

Introduction to Aim for Impact & Sustainability: Essentials for the Leaders in Rural Health

RHITND Technical Assistance Team

Leveraging Collaborative Partners and Programs to Increase Network Value

Anthony Reyes, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Wende Baker, Panhandle HIT Network
Sue Deitz, Eastern Washington Critical Access Hospital Network

Day 2

The Role of Quality and Collaboration in IT Networks

Beth Dibbert, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Louis Wenzlow, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

A Glimpse into Privacy and Security: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going

Danika E. Brinda, The College of St. Scholastica

Bringing Value to Your Members with Network Shared Staffing Models

Sally Buck, National Rural Health Resource Center
Dave Johnson, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Dave Simenson, Central Valley Collaborative

Engaging Stakeholders During Times of Change and Transition

Arlene Anderson, Organizational Development Consultant

Successful Network Approaches for Improving Consumer Engagement

Karrie Ingram, Project Infocare Network
Grant McAdaragh, Brookings Community Health Information Network
David Willis, CommunityHealth IT Network

Leveraging Partnerships and Utilizing Technology to Create Value

Lacey Hart, SE MN Beacon Project
CommunityHealth IT Network

My HealtheVet: Veterans Personal Health Record

Brian Vetter, VISN 23 MHV Coordinator

Strategies for Developing Meaningful Network Products and Services

Holly Hansen, Nevada Rural Hospital Partners
Toniann Richard, HCC Rural HIT Network
Corey Zeigler, North Country Health Information Partnership

Strategic Board Development and Engagement

Dave Johnson, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

Day 3

Business Planning

RHITND Technical Assistance Team

Using Health IT to Improve Care Transitions

Sarah Tupper, Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT
Joe Wivoda, National Rural Health Resource Center

RHITND Program Update

Marcia Green, Health Resources and Services Administration

Leading Through Change: Empowering IT Professionals for the Future Health Care System

Geoff Kaufmann, American Red Cross