Wyoming Rural Health IT Funding Initiative Workshop

October 8, 12:00pm, MDT - 5:00pm, MDT
Community Health Center of Central Wyoming
5000 Blackmore Road

Casper, Wyoming


Non-member Price: 


WY Hospital Association, WY Primary Care Association, WY Medical Society, WY Chapter of HFMA, Health Technology Services and Mountain-Pacific Quality Health invite you to be part of the 2014 launch of the Wyoming Rural Health IT funding initiative funding workshop to link rural safety-net providers and hospitals with funding programs to help them invest in the technology to optimize your health systems. The workshop will be held at the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

In this half-day workshop participants will -
1) identify their most pressing funding needs for their hospital or clinic
2) engage in face-to-face problem solving with funders and rural health leadership
3) learn about specific low interest loan and grant programs, and
4) assist rural healthcare organizations make substantive progress developing applications for funding

Additional Materials: 

Agenda for the 2014 Wyoming Rural Health IT Funding Initiative Workshop

"Introductions and Welcome" - Patty Kosednar, Executive Director, Health Technology Services; Connie Baker-Wolfe, Wyoming State Director USDA Rural Development

"HHS-USDA Rural Development
Collaboration and Goals" - Deb Anderson, CPHIMS, Health Technology Consultant HTS

"Bridging Barriers in Wyoming Healthcare Delivery" - Dr. Allen Gee, MD, PhD, FAAN Frontier Neurosciences

South Big Horn Critical Access Hospital

"USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Programs" - William Cownover, Business Programs Specialist Wyoming Office USDA

"USDA Community Facilities Application Process" - Lorraine Werner, Area Director Torrington Office USDA

"Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program" - Kim Jacobs, General Field Representative, WY USDA

"Wyoming Telemedicine Update" - Jesus Rios, COO Ptolemy Data Systems

"Integrated Patient Centered Mental Healthcare" - PJ Treide, Project Manager HealthLinkNow