NOSORH Annual Meeting 2014


NOSORH invites SORHs, HIT/Workforce Grantees, Network Development Grantees, Delta Program Grantees, Sponsors and Exhibitors to join us at our annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on October 28-29, 2014.  NOSORH Annual Meeting: The Changing Landscape will feature a wide variety of sessions, including: telehealth, EMS, population health, and much more.  Please see the meeting agenda for details.

Participants are also invited to attend Learning Sessions before and after the Annual Meeting:

  • October 27th from 1-5 pm – Join us to learn more about providing technical assistance to Rural Health Clinics. Draft Agenda
  • October 27th from 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Participants who are new to their positions or are attending the NOSORH Annual Meeting are invited to meet for a brief learning session.
  • October 30th from 8 am – noon – The Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care will be meeting discuss EMS issues.  All are invited to attend. Draft Agenda
  • October 30th from 8 am – 1:00 pm – FORHP HIT/Workforce Grantees, Network Development Grantees (Draft Agenda),  and Delta Program Grantees (Agenda) will meet with project officers and educational speakers during program specific learning sessions.

Registrations are now being accepted online until September 27, 2014.  Registrations may also be submitted via fax or mail.  Click here for a printable registration form.

Participation Fees:

$300 – NOSORH Annual Meeting – State Office of Rural Health (SORH) staff, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) staff, and FORHP HIT/Workforce, Network Development, and Delta Program Grantees

$350 – NOSORH Annual Meeting – other SORH partners

$45 – RHC Learning Session, JCREC Learning Session – State Office of Rural Health (SORH) staff, FORHP staff, and FORHP HIT/Workforce, Network Development, and Delta Program Grantees

$50 – RHC Learning Session, JCREC Learning Session - other SORH partners

$0 – New SORH Learning Session, FORHP – Community-Based Division HIT/Workforce, Network Development, Delta Program Grantees Learning Sessions

$75 – Virtual Conference – This option provides webinar access to select sessions of the meeting.  Sessions with the telephone symbol on the agenda will be broadcast via webinar.  This option is only available to SORH who have at least one staff member attending in person.


The NOSORH Annual Meeting: The Changing Landscape is being held at the Embassy Suites Omaha – Downtown/Old Market located in the heart of the historic district.  Discounted rooms are available to meeting participants at the rate of $100 per night (single occupancy) until September 27, 2014.  There are two options for reserving a room at the Embassy Suites:

  1. Call 402-346-9000, ask for Elana Wade, and mention group code: GSO
  2. Online registration

The Embassy Suites Omaha – Downtown/Old Market is located at 555 S. 10th Street, Omaha, NE, 68102.  They offer guests free shuttle service from the airport and complementary breakfast.  Visit the hotel’s website for additional information.

Sponsors and Exhibitors:

Sponsors and non-profit exhibits are invited to participate in this meeting.  Click here for details.

OptionalDinner: On Tuesday, October 28th you’re invited to dinner with some of our guest speakers and the host state. If you are interested in joining one of these, please click here and follow the links to sign up!

Attractions in Omaha:

NOSORH is excited to be holding this meeting in Omaha.  Named after an American Indian Tribe, Omaha means “Those going against the wind or current”, Omahans proudly continue to live up to the name.  There’s a lot to see and do in Omaha when the meeting ends for day. You can…Explore a city filled with history, culture and adventure. Walk across a swinging rope bridge suspended over a tropical rainforest at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. Hop aboard historic train cars at The Durham Museum. Climb in, on, and through everything imaginable at the Omaha Children’s Museum. Step into the pioneer life at the Mormon Trail Center. Explore more than 100 acres of botanical beauty at Lauritzen Gardens and marvel at exquisite works of art inside the Joslyn Art Museum.

We look forward to seeing you in Omaha!  For additional meeting information, please contact the following NOSORH staff members: