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The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Agenda: September 9-11, 2009, Sacramento, California


Sixty-Third Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA
(916) 447-1700

 

Wednesday - September 9, 2009 – Kamilas & Hendricks Room, Third Floor

9:00 a.m. Opening of Meeting

Governor David Beasley - Chair

9:15 a.m. Setting the Context for Rural California

Mario Gutierrez, MPH - Chair, Rural Human Services Panel, Rural Policy Research Institute

10:15 a.m. State Welcome

Samantha Wilburn - Director, California State Office of Rural Health, California Department of Health Care Services

Desiree Rose - Executive Director, California State Rural Health Association

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Primary Care Provider Workforce Panel

Cathryn Nation, MD - Associate Vice President for Health Sciences, University of California, Office of the President

Harry Foster, MSCM - President & CEO, Family HealthCare Network

Manuel Tapia - University of California, Davis Rural-PRIME Program Medical Student

12:15 - Lunch

1:30 p.m. Home and Community Based Care Options for Seniors Panel

Jim Davis - Chair, California Commission on Aging

Lynn Daucher - Director, California Department of Aging

Clay Kempf - President, California Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Executive Director, Seniors Council of Santa Cruz and Benito Counties

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Health Care Provider Integration Panel

Kevin Erich, MBA, FACHE – President & CEO, Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital

Tom Nesbitt, MD, MPH - Executive Associate Dean, Clinical and Administrative Affairs, UC Davis School of Medicine and Director, Center for Health and Technology

4:15 p.m. Overview of Site Visits

4:30 p.m. Call for Public Comment

 

Thursday - September 10, 2009

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Depart for Site Visits

8:30 a.m. departure Health Care Provider Integration Subcommittee

Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, CA and Sutter Health eICU Sacramento Hub Operations, Sacramento, CA

8:30 a.m. departure Primary Care Workforce Subcommittee

Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, CA and Pioneer Health Center, Pioneer, CA

8:45 a.m. departure Home and Community Based Care Options for Seniors Subcommittee

Madelyn Helling Library, Nevada City, CA

4:00 p.m. Subcommittee Meetings

Health Care Provider Integration Subcommittee - Kamilas Room, Third Floor

Primary Care Workforce Subcommittee – Royal Room, Second Floor

Home and Community Based Care Options for Seniors Subcommittee – Clark Room, Second Floor

 

Friday, September 11, 2009 – Kamilas & Hendricks Room, Third Floor

8:45 a.m. Review of Subcommittee Visits

9:45 a.m. HHS Update

Tom Morris - Associate Administrator for Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration

10:15 a.m. Letter to the Secretary

10:30 a.m. Preview of February Meeting

10:45 a.m. Call for Public Comment

11:00 a.m. Adjournment