CHA News Article

Discount Deadline Extended for Rural Health Care Symposium
Register by Feb. 26 to save on hotel, tuition

The annual Rural Health Care Symposium will be held March 13 – 15 at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. Keynote for this year’s event is Ian Morrison, international speaker, health care futurist and author of Leading Change in Health Care: Building a Viable System for Today and Tomorrow. Morrison specializes in long-term forecasting and planning with particular emphasis on health care and the changing business environment. At this year’s event, he will analyze the health care climate and share his vision of the future for rural providers. Other symposium topics include planning for market-driven health care, the link between staff productivity and patient satisfaction, and the unexpected benefits of implementing an electronic health record system. Plus, a special working session on the “Transforming for Tomorrow” hospital models will help providers identify core strengths needed to position their operations to thrive in the years to come. For more information or to register, go to For sponsor or exhibit opportunities, contact Lisa Hartzell at (916) 552-7502 or