The 26th Annual NW Regional Rural Health Conference will be held March 20-21, 2013 at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, Spokane Washington
The Northwest's largest conference on rural health is celebrating its 26th year! The conference is designed to be of interest to a wide range of rural health advocates including providers, community leaders, administrators, board members, commissioners, policy makers, public health professionals, and others. The conference strives to stay abreast of current policy and regulatory developments at the federal, regional, state and local levels which impact healthcare delivery. Join your colleagues from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska to share strategies and cutting edge ideas, discuss innovations and out-of-the-box ideas, and share success stories.
Time and again, attendees report, “This is the best conference I attend!” We hope you can join us to experience it for yourself.
Registration--Attendee registration is now open.
The Joint Conference Reception from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Red Lion Hotel at the Park.
A welcome to first-time attendees from seasoned ambassadors to help newcomers navigate the conference, make introductions, and maximize their conference experience
The WRHA Annual Awards
emceed by Karen Jensen, Assistant Secretary, Washington State Department of Health. Washingtonians remember to submit your nominations by March 1. Go to http://wrha.com/events/awards
for more information.
WRHA General Meeting, Wednesday 20 March, 4:45 - 6:00 pm.
WRHA Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday 21 March, 12:00 - 3:00 pm.
Fun Run/Walk to get your heart pumping and your legs stretched before breakfast on Thursday along the beautiful Centennial Trail along the Spokane River – then participate in the
Round Tables – network around the breakfast table with guided discussions on a variety of timely topics led by area experts.
Provide information on the effects of various system changes from state, regional and national perspectives.
Equip workshop participants with the tools to decide on the best course of action for their situation.
Disseminate information and strategies on rural health policy, research, management and practice issues.
Provide a forum for discussion and idea exchange on rural health issues.
Come join us at the awards luncheon where perhaps someone you nominated is recognized for the work they do!
Continuing Education Credits
A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants, which can be used to claim continuing education credits from professional associations and state licensing boards.
Conference Presented by
Washington Rural Health Association and the Washington Statewide Office of Rural Health including: