Join us on April 26th and 27th, 2019 for the 10th Anniversary of the Governance Forum at

The Resort at Glade Springs, Daniels, WV

Friday, April 26th  | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Advanced Topics in Health Care Governance 

Beginning on Friday at 10:00 am, health care CEOs, other executives and Board leaders will explore topics being discussed in health care board rooms throughout West Virginia and the nation.

Topics include:

  • Explore CMS Priorities in the Transition to Value-Based Care
    – Patrick Hamilton, CMS
  • Board/CEO Relationship
    – Roger Hanshaw, Attorney, Bowles Rice; Speaker,
    WV House of Delegates
  • WV Alliance for Creative Health Solutions
    – Mary Ann Maurer, DO, CAMC Family Medicine Center and Amber Crist, COO, Cabin Creek Health Systems
  • Health Care Disruption:  Boom or Bust for Rural America
    – Sven Berg, CEO, Quality Insights
  • Health Care Board Members Must Be Compliance Leaders
    – Stacy Campbell, HR Director/Compliance Officer, NRHA

Friday, April 26th  |  5:00 PM

Reception and Rural Health Leadership Award Dinner

  • Keynote: Improving Health through Community Investment
    – Jen Giovannitti, President, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Saturday, April 27th  |  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Journey Upstream: Partnering to Improve Health and Economic Development in West Virginia’s Rural Counties

What makes rural communities thrive? Is your community attractive to small business owners and entrepreneurs? Creating a Culture of Health is more than just making healthy choices easier for residents, it is also about creating a community environment where business owners want to locate.
Join us as community leaders from health care, economic development, local government, education and other sectors work to identify policies, systems change and strategies to support active living, healthy eating and other strategies to create community environments supportive of economic growth and diversity and improve the health of local residents.

Topics include:

  • Understanding and Improving Health: Lessons from
    West Virginia and America’s “Poorest State”

    – Randy Wykoff, MD, MPH; Dean ETSU School of Public Health
  • Health Impact Assessment: A Framework for Addressing Community Health
    – Emily Bever; Senior Assoc., Health Impact Project;
    Pew Charitable Trusts
    – Dr. David Mathews, Principal, Red River Gorge Institute
  • Fostering Engagement of Residents with “Lived  Experience” in Community Health Improvement
    – Felicity Enders, Ph.D; Director Clinical Statistics; Mayo Clinic
  • Working to Change West Virginia’s Future One Community at a Time
    – Anne Cavalier, EdD, Mayor, Smithers, WV
    – Sally Hurst, Greenbrier County Health Alliance
    – Carrie Brainard, Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department
  • Wild, Wonderful and Healthy West Virginia: Building Capacity in Local Communities for Brighter Economy
    – Sharon Lansdale and Elaine Darling,
    The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.
    – Renee Steffen, Executive Director, Sisters Health Foundation

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