Rural Health IT Workforce & Rural Allied Healthcare Workforce Workshop

Event Details
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Host: 
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP),
Rural Health Innovations (RHI)

Many grantees of the Rural Health Information Technology (IT) Workforce Program and the Rural Network Allied Health Training Program gathered for a workshop following the 2015 Rural Health Summit in Portland, Oregon. Attendees received program updates and overviews from representatives of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, information on workforce recruitment and retention, and best practices from peer networks.

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Update

Tom Morris, Health Resources and Services Administration

Rural Network Allied Health Training Program Overview

Marcia Colburn, Health Resources and Services Administration
Angie LaFlamme, Rural Health Innovations
Kap Wilkes, Rural Health Innovations

Rural Health IT Workforce Program Update

Katy Lloyd, Health Resources and Services Administration
Joe Wivoda, Rural Health Innovations

Rural Health IT Workforce Grantee Presentations/Program Project Panel

Andrew Bledsoe, Northeast Kentucky Regional Health Information

Kathleen Chelminiak, Indiana Rural Health Information Technology Education Network

Pat Fontana, Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization