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2016 Ohio Rural Health Conference and Flex Annual Meeting

The 2016 Ohio Rural Health Conference and Flex Annual Meeting was held on August 25-26, 2016 at Quest Conference Center in Columbus.

Location: Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 43240. 

Conference Brochure: 2016 Ohio Rural Health Conference & Flex Annual Meeting Conference Brochure

Speaker Presentations

Speaker presentations are available for download below.  Attendees are encouraged to print and bring along copies of presentations of interest for reference and note-taking.  Paper handouts will not be provided during the conference, unless speakers elect to provide handouts for materials not posted below. We will update this website as we receive speaker presentations and materials.

Thursday August 25, 2016

Session Session Title* and Materials
 Opening Plenary

The Drug Overdose Epidemic in Ohio: Strategies for Prevention & Intervention
Breakout 1

1. Surviving Value-Based Payment Reform

2. Rural Health Clinic Billing 2016

3. Why Cultural Competency Matters

Breakout 2 1. Leveraging Telehealth to Achieve the Triple Aim in Rural Health

2. RHC Cost Reporting

3. Mobile Dentistry's Role in Access to Dental Care

Breakout 3 1. Pharmacists -  The Unsung Heroes of a Multidisciplinary Team

2. RHC Policy and Procedure Manual Requirements

3. A Comprehensive Patient Navigation Program for Type 2 Diabetes Program in Southeaster Ohio

Closing Plenary USDA Community Facilities Program


Friday August 26, 2016

Session  Session Title* and Materials
 Opening Plenary
Federal Office of Rural health Policy Updates

Breakout 1 1. Community Engaged Rural Health Professional Education and Training

2. Ohio's Opioid Epidemic PowerPoint

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Solutions Document

CAH QI Network
Critical Access Hospital Quality Improvement Network**

Breakout 2 1. Fighting the Epidemic of Senior Falls

2. Bring Healthy Food Retail to Underserved Rural Communities

3. MEDTAPP Healthcare Access Initiative Impact on Rural Health

*Some session titles are abbreviated. Please see conference brochure for full titles and more information. 

** Indicates the presenter will provide packets for conference attendees.
Please note: Many presenters are external, and speaker materials may not necessarily reflect the views of the Ohio Department of Health.



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