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A Conversation with Roger Knak
Dec 12, 2017 - Radio interview with Roger Knak, the CEO of Fairview Regional Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital in Oklahoma. Discussion includes the work the hospital has done to address patient satisfaction and community health needs and the importance of rural health infrastructure, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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A Conversation with Nicole Weathers
Dec 5, 2017 - Radio interview with Nicole Weathers, MSN, RN, Program Manager for the University of Iowa College of Nursing - Online Residency Program. Discussion includes the roles of nurses in rural areas, nurse residencies, and the benefits of this online residency program for nurses practicing in rural areas, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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A Conversation with Steve Tenhouse
Nov 21, 2017 - Radio interview with Steve Tenhouse, the CEO of Kirby Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital in Illinois. Discussion includes the importance of a hospital's culture, lessons learned as a hospital CEO, and the importance of rural hospitals, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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USDA Rural Development Announces New Executive Leadership
Nov 20, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced the appointment of several new executive leaders including a Chief Innovation Officer to lead the Rural Development Innovation Center and a Director of External Affairs to manage legislative and public affairs activities.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
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A Conversation with Karen Madden
Nov 14, 2017 - Radio interview with Karen Madden, the Director of the Charles D. Cook Office of Rural Health within the New York State Department of Health in honor of National Rural Health Day. Discussion focuses the history of National Rural Health Day and the Power of Rural movement, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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A Conversation with Dale Gibbs and Tom Klobucar
Nov 7, 2017 - Radio interview with Dale Gibbs, the Chairman of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee and a member of the National Rural Health Association Rural Health Congress and Rural Veterans Task Force, and Tom Klobucar, Acting Director of the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health. Discussion focuses on rural veterans' health in honor of Veterans Day, including barriers to access like provider shortages and transportation concerns, telehealth, and the Veterans Choice program, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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A Conversation with Leslie Hall
Oct 24, 2017 - Radio interview with Leslie Hall, the Executive Director of the Michigan Rural EMS Network (MiREMS). Discussion includes the work of MiREMS and their cardiac resuscitation program, recruitment and retention of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals, and continuing education and leadership development, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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