NOSORH joined forces with the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Networks (3RNet) and the National Cooperative of Health Networks (NCHN) this year to offer a joint meeting in Portland, OR on September 1-2.  Over 350 people participated in this year’s meeting and contributed to making this event a tremendous success.  66% of respondents said the meeting completely met the learning objectives. 48% rated the meeting as excellent and 72% would like to have a joint conference again.  Thanks to our sponsors for helping make this meeting a success: AAAASF, AAHHS, AmpliFund Public Sector, FDA, Hall Render Killian Heath and Lyman, Health Services Associates, iVantage Health Analytics, National Association of Rural Health Clinics, National Rural Health Resource Center, North Carolina Foundation for Advanced Health Programs, Stroudwater Associates, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.

Presentations from the meeting can be found on the NOSORH website.

Highlights of the conference include:

State Profiles on the Combined Impact of Medicare Pay-for-Performance Programs by Harvey Licht

Expanding the Understanding of What Creates Health by Dr. Ed Ehlinger

Hospital Strength Index Reports by iVantage

Save the date for the next NOSORH Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on September 7-8.

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