Board Engagement and Leadership Support

Event Details
Monday, June 4, 2018
2:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This Flex Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinar focused on board engagement and leadership support. Learning objectives include:

  • Learn tips, suggestions and methods to engage and support hospital boards and leadership
  • Hear about programs implemented by state Flex Programs to improve board engagement and leadership support       


  • Terry Hill and Caleb Sitem, National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)
  • Dave Palm, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Angie Lockwood, Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota

Related Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence

Preparing for the Future Models of Health Care

Flex Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinars provide a forum for state Flex Programs to share successes, discuss challenges and brainstorm strategies for improvement and Flex Program excellence.

This event is supported by FORHP and coordinated by TASC, a program of The Center. The webinar recording is available on the Flex Program Forum. 

Related Resources: 

Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence Guide

Author: National Rural Health Resource Center

This framework is intended for those who manage and/or work on the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program. Directors and managers within State Offices of Rural Health, state Flex Program Coordinators and other staff working with state Flex Programs are charged with supporting improvements in critical access hospitals (CAHs), population health and the integration of health services in the 45 states that participate in the Flex Program.

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, $1,100,000 (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.