August 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Rural Healthcare Delivery in Recovery

Location: Online

Registration Deadline: August 19, 2021


Tying community engagement to diversity and health equity, Benjamin Anderson explores true stories of the amazing resiliency of rural communities amidst the formidable challenges of a pandemic. He will share the lessons learned through many interviews with rural health leaders and patients resulting in the successful development of a post COVID-19 nationally-released toolkit and playbook called Re-Imagining Leadership: A Pathway for Rural Health to Thrive in a COVID-19 World that was created in partnership with the Farley Health Policy Center. His empathetic and informative message will inspire and empower health leaders across the United States to align their efforts into inclusive coordinated strategies, leading to healthier care staff, patients, and communities.

Benjamin Anderson, Vice President for Rural Health and Hospitals, Colorado Hospital Association

Registration Information
By partnering with more than 25 state hospital and health care associations, HAP is able to present this session at a discounted member-rate. Once registered, you will receive confirmation from HAP securing your spot. Prior to each webinar, you will receive a link to the Zoom webinar. All speakers will participate in live Q & A after each session. HAP has a significant, but limited number of connections, so register NOW and join your peers from across the country for this multi-state association webinar series designed exclusively for our hospital C-suite leaders. (For those unable to attend, a recording will be available for two weeks following each presentation).

Member Rate: $49
Nonmember Rate: $199



Benjamin Anderson is Vice President for Rural Health and Hospitals at the Colorado Hospital Association, where he provides leadership and direction in the development and execution of the Association's rural strategies, advocates on behalf of rural hospitals and health systems and works to develop strategic partnerships with organizations that affect the health of rural Americans.

Prior to joining CHA, Benjamin served as CEO of Kearny County Hospital a comprehensive rural health care delivery complex in Lakin, Kan. that serves patients of 30 nationalities within a 180-mile radius. Anderson is a recognized leader in transforming rural health care through a mission-driven approach to recruiting physicians to underserved areas, tying together domestic and international service. Kearny County Hospital is now at the forefront of innovations in health care delivery to improve care to underserved U.S. populations and his work was recently recognized on CBS Sunday Morning, and in POLITICO and Sports Illustrated.

Anderson was named to Becker's Hospital Review's Rising Star list of health care leaders under 40 and one of Modern Healthcare's 2014 Up and Comers. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English (2004) and a Master of Business Administration (2007) from Drury University in Springfield, Mo. and a Master of Health Care Delivery Science degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

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