11:30-12:00 PM EST Press Conference & Live Webcast: Introducing the Rural Health Information Hub
Listen in as the Rural Assistance Center announces their launch as the Rural Health Information Hub. Speakers will discuss the reasons for the change and what it will mean for users.
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12:00-1:00 PM EST AgriSafe: Healthier is Here
Join AgriSafe staff to learn how to recognize and respond to emerging issues that impact the health and safety of farm families and access a live and OnDemand webinar training library to increase your professional competency.
1:00-2:00 PM EST Live Webcast: Rural Health Delivery System Reform
Join our expert panel for a discussion of changes that are occurring in rural healthcare delivery, how rural facilities can ensure they’re not left behind and what works in rural healthcare.
2:15-3:15 PM EST Partners Best Practices: Advocacy, Networks, and Workforce
Talk with rural health association leaders and State Offices of Rural Health about partnerships and best practices in relations to Advocacy, Networks, and Workforce.
3:15-3:45 PM EST White House Rural Council
Join Chad Maisel, advisor to the White House Rural Council and leaders from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy as they discuss child poverty in rural areas and a new program designed to connect families with health and human services.
4:00-4:30 PM EST Federal Investments and Collaboration Models
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell will make opening remarks in a discussion of federal investments in rural health and the federal, state and local collaborations initiated by the White House Rural Council.
4:30-5:45 PM EST Collaborating to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Rural Veterans
Join leaders of the Veterans Administration and Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake, North Dakota to learn more about collaboration to serve rural veterans.