What Can Be Done, Financial Distress in Rural US Healthcare?

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: CEOs, COOs, CMOs, CFOs, hospital leadership, hospital trustees, hospital legal staff, and anyone else interested in the topic


OVERVIEW: This webinar will focus on rural healthcare financial trends, characteristics in distress situations, and straightforward measures to identify and monitor financial distress. Strategies for communicating with hospital boards about financial distress and internal improvement options for avoiding or getting out of financial distress will be discussed. Potential legal and external financial options will be outlined for cases of economic distress. Attendees of this virtual session will learn ways to monitor for, avoid, and get out of financial distress.



  • Define financial distress and discuss trends in healthcare;
  • Discuss how to communicate with boards about financial issues;
  • Identify hospital financial distress trends; and
  • Outline business and legal strategies to stabilize and avoid financial distress.


MEET YOUR FACULTY: Jeanne Goche; Speaker Bio; Krystal Mikkilineni; Speaker Bio


CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participants will receive, upon completion of this program and evaluation, a certificate documenting the completed continuing education/clock hours.


4/16/2024 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Central Daylight Time
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ACCOMODATIONS: Please contact the LHA if you have a disability that may require special accommodations for this educational opportunity. The LHA is committed to ensuring full accessibility for all registrants.