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Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award

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American Hospital Association
Sep 30, 2021

Meghan Kirwan Dio


The Rural Hospital Leadership Award honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare reform.

Applicants must demonstrate efforts in one or more of the following initiatives:

  • Coordinated care
  • Improved population health
  • Clinical integration
  • Alternate payment methods
  • Advances in access to care/telehealth
  • Extended or expanded access to coverage
  • Improved outcomes

Applicants must be the chief executive officer, president, or administrator of an AHA member hospital located in a rural area.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

A $1,500 stipend to defray the team representative's expenses to attend the 2022 AHA Rural Leadership Conference in Phoenix or the 2022 AHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Mail completed applications to:

American Hospital Association
Section for Small or Rural Hospitals
155 N. Wacker, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606
c/o Meghan Kirwin Dio

Tagged as
Access · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare executives · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Leadership · Population health · Reimbursement and payment models · Telehealth

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