Second Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium - 4/21/17
Georgia Law presented, in conjunction with the health law and consulting firm Boling & Company, the second annual Rural Healthcare Symposium. The conference included panel discussions along with a lunchtime address by Georgia Sen. Dean Burke, a physician and rural health advocate from Bainbridge. Plenary session addresses were provided by Dr. Bruce B. Struminger, the associate director of Project Echo, an internationally renowned telehealth initiative, and James B. Langford, the executive director of the Georgia Prevention Project, a statewide drug prevention program aimed at teens and young adults. Panelists included representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Rural Health Association, the Georgia Health Policy Center, the Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Medicaid and several regional hospitals as well as academic experts from around the country.