HomeTown Health's 19th Annual Spring Conference Welcomes State Leaders

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HomeTown Health's 19th Annual Spring Conference Welcomes Key State Leaders and Rural Hospital Executives from Across Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 08, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- HomeTown Health, LLC welcomed more than 200 rural hospital leaders,

business partners and state leaders to its 19th Annual Spring Conference in Savannah, Georgia April 23 - 26, 2019.

Hospital leaders from around the state joined in breakout sessions focusing on Revenue Cycle and Clinical Documentation Improvement, Population Health and Care Management, Swing Bed Best Practices and Marketing, Consumer Wellness Advocate and Professional Coaching Advocate Certifications, as well as an update from the Rural Hospitalization Stabilization Committee participants.

Highlighting the conference main sessions were state leaders from Atlanta: Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, Rep. Terry England, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and Co-Chair of the Agricultural Education Advisory Committee; Jeff Arnold, CEO of ShareCare and Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia inductee; James Howgate, Executive Director of Healthcare Analytics and Reporting for the Department of Community and Health, as well as attorney Josh Belinfante.

CEO Jimmy Lewis shared, "Once again HomeTown has excelled in providing forward thinking education in the form of Artificial Intelligence and reimbursement system refinement that will be necessary for rural hospitals to survive as the world of digitization moves forward. Additionally the political updates came from people who hold HomeTown in high esteem based on their comments. It continues to be an honor for HomeTown to support rural hospitals and rural health in Georgia and other states."

On Thursday afternoon, more than 60 attendees joined together for the live streaming broadcast of Gov. Brian Kemp's signing of 8 healthcare bills from Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan.

HomeTown Health appreciates the cooperation of the State Office of Rural Health for its support in providing meaningful breakout sessions and education to rural hospitals through its respective grant programs.

"The State Office of Rural Health in Georgia is such an attentive partner to our hospitals. They are quickly motivated and thoroughly dedicated to enabling rural hospital success throughout our state. Their grant programs and hospital resources are critical assets to support the varied and pressing needs of our hospitals around the state. We are always thankful to have them working alongside our HomeTown team," stated HomeTown Health COO Kristy Thomson.

About HomeTown Health,LLC:

HomeTown Health, LLC, celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year, serves more than 70 hospitals throughout the Southeastern United States and over 80 hospitals in Iowa. HomeTown Health, LLC offers advocacy, education, business partner service indexing, industry conferences, and strategic support to its member hospitals as well as expansive grant-based resources through key partnerships with the Department of Public Health and Department of Community Health in many states. Learn more at http://www.hometownhealthonline.com.

 

SOURCE HomeTown Health, LLC



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