Rural Health Leaders on Strategies for Pandemic and Beyond Webinar, Playbook

In this webinar rural hospital executives and board leaders discuss how boards can work with all levels within their communities to build vaccine confidence and trust in the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine for families and communities.


  • Michael Charlton, Board Chairman, AtlantiCare Health System (SE New Jersey); President and Chief Executive Officer, Icon Hospitality
  • Betty Greer, Board Chair, Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, KS
  • Ruby Kirby, RN, CEO, Bolivar and Camden Hospitals, Western Tennessee Healthcare
  • Sue Ellen Wagner, Vice President of Trustee Engagement and Strategy, AHA
  • John Supplitt, Sr. Director Field Engagement, Rural Health Services, AHA
  • Moderator: Sean Barry, Sr. Associate Director, Media Relations, AHA


Cover: Playbook - Strategies for Rural Health Leaders’ Success In A Post-Covid-19 World

Playbook: Strategies for Rural Health Leaders’ Success In A Post-Covid-19 World

This playbook is designed to guide rural hospital leaders and board members around strategic thinking and local problem solving related to the COVID-19 vaccine and related COVID-19 response, as we as a country attempt to move past the pandemic. The cases and accompanying strategies offer guidance, innovative solutions, and key resources and tools to encourage administrators, clinical leaders and trustees to think critically about how to approach solutions, while offering practical resources to do it.

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