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 debrinwvrha@gmail.com.

KEYNOTE: The State of Rural Health in West Virginia

Dr. Larry Rhodes

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SESSION D: Are You Ready for MACRA?

Dr Michelle Knight, Dr Kristy Lucas
& Dr Jennifer Dettra

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SESSION G: Telehealth and Improving Access to Care in Rural West Virginia

Barbara McKee & Tom Kuhn

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SESSION I/1: SCALE - One Free Clinic’s Answer To The Obesity Epidemic

Angie Settle, Ann Hyre, & Lindsay Williams

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SESSION K: Implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Marie Gravely

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KEYNOTE: Latest News from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Dr Paul Moore

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SESSION N: Providing Assistance During Catastrophic Illness

Julie C. Palas

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SESSION Q: Mountains of Hope and the West Virginia Cancer Plan

James Keresztury

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KEYNOTE: All Hands Approach - Addressing the Roots and Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia

Dr Michael R. Brumage

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SESSION A: Review of CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

Jimmy W. Adams

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SESSION F/1: Community-Based Diabetes Screening and Risk Assessment in Rural WV

David Roberts & Dana Wright

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KEYNOTE: Successful Transformation Strategies for the New Health Care Environment

Dr Thomas Royer

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SESSION I/2: SCALE - Sustainable Change and Lifestyle Enhancement

Angie Settle Ann Hyre, & Lindsay Williams

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SESSION L/1: Palliative Care and Hospice

Dr. Amy Wirts

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SESSION M/1: Everyone with Diabetes Counts in Rural West Virginia

Natalie Tappe & Susan Sims

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SESSION 0: Philanthropy Meets Oral Health

Angie Settle, Bobbi Jo Muto, Kim Barber Tieman & Gina Sharps

 

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SESSION R: Immersing into Rural WV Medicine - The Nutritional Challenge

Dr Treah Haggerty, Heather Hanks & students

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SESSION B: Changes to ACA and Medicaid - Impact on Rural West Virginia

Kat Stoll & Doris Selko

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SESSION F/2: Photovoice and Public Health Challenges

Dr Julie Tritz & Stephanie Lusk

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SESSION H: The Three Critical Attributes for Successful Leadership

Dr Thomas C. Royer

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SESSION J: Evolving Behavioral Health Partnerships in Rural West Virginia

Rebecca Roth

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SESSION L/2: The Modernization of Advance Care Planning

Courtney Fox Dunithan

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SESSION M/2: Using Community Health Workers to Deliver Better Care to High Risk Diabetes Patients...

Dr Richard Crespo & Dr Richard Wittberg

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SESSION P: Updates on the West Virginia Alliance for Creative Health Solutions

Dr Adam Baus & Martha Cook Carter

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KEYNOTE: Can Health Reform Work in Rural America?

Maggie Elehwany

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