Upcoming Events Materials

  • April 22, 2020

    Cancelled: National Rural EMS & Care Conference

    In light of recent reports from the World Health Organization, an Executive Order from the Governor of Ohio and state government travel restrictions we regret to inform you that the National Rural EMS Conference for April 20-23, 2020 has been cancelled.
    We plan on rescheduling the conference for the same time and location in 2021.  We will send out information for 2021 conference as soon as we have all the details finalized.
    We have asked the hotel to cancel all reservations in our group block and send out cancellation emails. If you don’t receive a cancellation notice within 7 days, call the hotel (877-901-6632) to get your cancellation confirmation.  Also, contact them if you have any other questions regarding your hotel reservation, please call .
    NOSORH will process a refund to you in the same form that payment was made beginning on Monday, March 16th. If you wish us to hold your refund and a reservation for the rescheduled conference, please  contact Donna Pfaendtner no later than Monday, March 16th.

    • Start:
      April 22, 2020 8:00 am
    • End:
      April 23, 2020 4:00 pm
  • April 28, 2020

    Webinar: Rural/Urban Differences in FY20 Hospital Acquired Condition Reduction Program

    DATE: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
    TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
    INTENDED AUDIENCE: State Offices of Rural Health, Flex program coordinators, and other statewide rural health stakeholders

    At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Explain the impact of the HACRP on rural IPPS hospitals in their state, in FY 2020.
    2. Analyze the performance methodology used by CMS in the HACRP and its’ limits for measuring rural hospital performance.
    3. Describe where to access list of rural IPPS hospitals in their state penalized under the HACRP in FY 2020.
    4. Describe where to access the hospital-specific component performance scores of all rural IPPS hospitals in their state.

    Presenter: Harvey Licht – Partner, Varela Consulting

    Webinar FLYER

    Click Here to Register

    • Start:
      April 28, 2020 3:00 pm
    • End:
      April 28, 2020 4:00 pm
  • May 5, 2020

    Region B SORH Regional Partnership Meeting 2020


    Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
    Region B – SORH Regional Partnership Meeting
    May 5 – 7, 2020
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Registration Information:
    • No registration fee
    • Registration deadline: April 4, 2020
    Meeting Registration:
    Draft Agenda: click here.
    Pre-Meeting:
    The meeting will be held on the morning of May 5, 2020. A draft agenda will become available once the topic is chosen.
    Transportation:
    The hotel is approximately 7 miles from the Blue Grass Airport.
    • The hotel does not provide a shuttle.
    • Uber X has an estmated cost of $16 each way.
    • Hotel parking is $12 per day self-park or $20 per day valet.
    Hotel Information:
    The meeting will be held at the:
    Marriott Lexington City Center
    121 West Vine Street
    Lexington, Kentucky
    859-253-1000
     

    Reservation:

    859-253-1000 or 800-233-1234
    The federal rate is $109 per night. The total rate including taxes is $126.52   Please use code “NOSORH Region B Meeting” to get the rate.
    Reservation deadline: April 14, 2020 
    Please note: No meals are provided.
    For more information, contact:
    Matt Strycker
    888-391-7258 x102
    Trevor Brown
    888- 391-7258 x100
    Ernie Scott
    606-439-3557 x83689

    • Start:
      May 5, 2020 9:00 am
    • End:
      May 7, 2020 4:30 pm
  • June 3, 2020

    Region D SORH Regional Partnership Meeting 2020


    Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
    Region D – SORH Regional Partnership Meeting
    June 3 – 4, 2020
    Reno, Nevada
    Registration Information:
    • No registration fee
    • Registration deadline: May 12, 2020
    Meeting Registration:
    Draft Agenda: click here.
    Pre-Meeting:
    The meeting will be held on the afternoon of June 2, 2020. A draft agenda will become available once the topic is chosen.
    Transportation:
     The hotel is approximately 6 miles from the Reno-Taho International Airport
    • Hotel Shuttle $10 for first rider, free for next. Reserve 24 hours in advance. Call 775-398-5473 or email your request to valet@whitneypeakhotel.com
    • Uber is approximately $15
    • Hotel self-parking is free at the hotel or $15 for valet.
    Hotel Information:
    The meeting will be held at the:
    Whitney Peak Hotel
    255 North Virginia Street
    Reno, NV 89501
    775-398-5400
    Reservation: 775-398-5400  
    The federal rate is $103 per night. The total rate including taxes is $116.91. Please use code: “NOSORH620” to get the rate.
    Reservation deadline is: May 12, 2020 
     
    Please note: No meals are provided
    For more information, contact:
    Matt Strycker
    888-391-7258 x102
    Trevor Brown
    888- 391-7258 x100
    Gerald Ackerman
    775-738-3828

    • Start:
      June 3, 2020 9:00 am
    • End:
      June 4, 2020 4:30 pm
  • June 16, 2020

    Region A SORH Regional Partnership Meeting 2020


    Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
    Region A – SORH Regional Partnership Meeting
    June 16-18, 2020
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Registration Information:
    • No registration fee for SORHs
    • Registration deadline: May 19, 2020
    Meeting Registration:
    Draft Agenda: click here.
    Pre-Meeting:
    The meeting will be held on the morning of June 16, 2020. A draft agenda will become available once the topic is chosen.
    Transportation:
    The hotel is approximately 19 miles from the Pittsburg International Airport and approximately 12 miles from the Allegheny County Airport.
    • The hotel does not provide a shuttle.
    • Uber X has an estimated cost of $33 each way from the Pittsburg Internatioal Airport.
    • Uber X has an estimated cost of $22 each way from the Allegheny County Airport.
    • Hotel parking is $23 per day.
    Hotel Information:
    The meeting will be held at the:
    Sheraton Pittsburg Hotel at Station Square
    300 West Station Square Drive
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
    412-261-2000

     

    Reservation
    412-261-2000

    The federal rate is $126 per night. The total rate including taxes is $144.00.

    Please mention code “NOSORH Region A Meeting” to get the rate.
    Reservation deadline: May 19, 2020
     No meals will be provided.
    For more information, contact:
    Matt Strycker
    888-391-7258 x102
    Trevor Brown
    888- 391-7258 x100
    Lisa Davis
    814-863-8214

    • Start:
      June 16, 2020 9:00 am
    • End:
      June 18, 2020 12:00 pm
  • July 15, 2020

    Region E SORH Regional Partnership Meeting

    Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
    Region E – SORH Regional Partnership Meeting
    July 15 – 16, 2020
    Fairbanks, Alaska
    Registration Information:
    • No registration fee
    • Registration deadline: July 1, 2020
    Online Registration: click here
    Draft Agenda: click here.
    Pre-Meeting:
    The meeting will be held on the afternoon of July 14, 2020. A draft agenda will become available once the topic is chosen.
    Transportation:

     

    The hotel is approximately 7 miles from the Fairbanks International Airport.
    • The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle. Please call 907-452-1442 upon arrival to check for availability. There is no guarentee.
    • Uber X has an estimated cost of $20 each way.
     Hotel Information:
     The meeting will be held at the:
    Wedgewood Resort
    212 Wedgewood Drive
    Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
    907-452-1442
    800-528-4916
     Reservation: 800-528-4916
     The federal rate is $154 per night. The total rate including taxes is $166.32
     Please use code: “NOSORH” to get the rate.
     Reservation deadline: July 1, 2020
    Please note: No meals are provided.
     For more information, contact:
    Matt Strycker
    888-391-7258 x102
    Trevor Brown
    888- 391-7258 x100

    Heidi Hedberg

    907-269-5024

    • Start:
      July 15, 2020 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 16, 2020 4:00 pm
  • July 29, 2020

    Region C SORH Regional Partnership Meeting 2020

    Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
    Region C – SORH Regional Partnership Meeting
    July 29 – 30, 2020
    Chicago, Illinois
    Registration Information:
    • No registration fee
    • Registration deadline: July 7, 2020
    Meeting Registration: click here

    Agenda: click here.

    Pre-Meeting:
    This meeting will be held in the afternoon of July 28, 2020. A draft agenda will become available once the topic is chosen.
    Transportation:

    The hotel is approximately 19 miles from O’Hare International Airport and approximately 14 miles from the Midway International Airport.

    • The hotel does not provide a shuttle.
    • Uber X has an estimated cost of $30 each way from O’Hare
    • Uber X has an estimated cost of $28 each way Midway
    Hotel Information:
    The meeting will be held at:
     The Westin Michigan Avenue
     909 N. Michigan Avenue
     Chicago, Illinois 60622
     312-943-7200
     
    Reservation:
     312-943-7200
     The federal rate is $218 per night. The total rate including taxes is
     $256. Please use code: “NOSORH Region C Meeting” to get the rate.
     Or click here for the online reservation system.
     Reservation deadline: July 7, 2020
     Please note: No meals are provided
    For more information, contact:
    Matt Strycker
    888-391-7258 x102
    Trevor Brown
    888- 391-7258 x100
    Julie Casper
    217-782-1624

    • Start:
      July 29, 2020 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 30, 2020 4:00 pm