2017 West Virginia Rural Health Conference – Presentations
Many thanks to all who attended our annual gathering in Davis.
Below you will find most of the presentations delivered by presenters and keynote speakers.
If the presentation you are after is not listed, or if you have any questions or comments, contact West Virginia Rural Health Association Executive Director, Debrin Jenkins, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEYNOTE: The State of Rural Health in West Virginia
Dr. Larry Rhodes
SESSION D: Are You Ready for MACRA?
Dr Michelle Knight, Dr Kristy Lucas
& Dr Jennifer Dettra
SESSION G: Telehealth and Improving Access to Care in Rural West Virginia
Barbara McKee & Tom Kuhn
SESSION I/1: SCALE - One Free Clinic’s Answer To The Obesity Epidemic
Angie Settle, Ann Hyre, & Lindsay Williams
SESSION K: Implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program
SESSION N: Providing Assistance During Catastrophic Illness
Julie C. Palas
SESSION Q: Mountains of Hope and the West Virginia Cancer Plan
KEYNOTE: All Hands Approach - Addressing the Roots and Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia
Dr Michael R. Brumage
SESSION A: Review of CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids
Jimmy W. Adams
SESSION F/1: Community-Based Diabetes Screening and Risk Assessment in Rural WV
David Roberts & Dana Wright
KEYNOTE: Successful Transformation Strategies for the New Health Care Environment
Dr Thomas Royer
SESSION I/2: SCALE - Sustainable Change and Lifestyle Enhancement
Angie Settle Ann Hyre, & Lindsay Williams
SESSION L/1: Palliative Care and Hospice
Dr. Amy Wirts
SESSION M/1: Everyone with Diabetes Counts in Rural West Virginia
Natalie Tappe & Susan Sims
SESSION 0: Philanthropy Meets Oral Health
Angie Settle, Bobbi Jo Muto, Kim Barber Tieman & Gina Sharps
SESSION R: Immersing into Rural WV Medicine - The Nutritional Challenge
Dr Treah Haggerty, Heather Hanks & students
SESSION B: Changes to ACA and Medicaid - Impact on Rural West Virginia
Kat Stoll & Doris Selko
SESSION F/2: Photovoice and Public Health Challenges
Dr Julie Tritz & Stephanie Lusk
SESSION H: ￼The Three Critical Attributes for Successful Leadership
Dr Thomas C. Royer
SESSION J: Evolving Behavioral Health Partnerships in Rural West Virginia
￼SESSION L/2: The Modernization of Advance Care Planning
Courtney Fox Dunithan
SESSION M/2: Using Community Health Workers to Deliver Better Care to High Risk Diabetes Patients...
Dr Richard Crespo & Dr Richard Wittberg
SESSION P: Updates on the West Virginia Alliance for Creative Health Solutions
Dr Adam Baus & Martha Cook Carter
KEYNOTE: Can Health Reform Work in Rural America?
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