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Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award

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American Hospital Association
Aug 31, 2023

The Rural Hospital Leadership Award honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their rural 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
  • Quality measurement and outcomes
  • Workforce innovation and solutions

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 $2,000 stipend will be provided to defray the team representative's expenses to attend the AHA Rural Leadership Conference, February 11-14, 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

Application process

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

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

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