Join us for the 74th NMHA Annual Meeting.

September 25-27, 2019

Embassy Suites Albuquerque
1000 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.245.7100

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Book rooms online or, call the Embassy Suites Albuquerque at 505.245.7100. Reference NMHA Annual Meeting to secure the rate of $139 (single occupancy) through September 9, 2019.
The New Mexico Hospital Association Approved Provider Unit is an Approved Provider of Continuing Nursing Professional Development by New Mexico Nurses Association CNE Accredited Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Criteria for Successful Completion: You must attend the whole session  for which you claim participation, and submit a completed evaluation form for up to 8.75 hours of Continuing Nursing Professional Development. Unless otherwise noted,  planners and presenters provided full disclosure information, do not intend to discuss an unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device, and have no significant financial relationship(s) to disclose. If unapproved uses of products are discussed, presenters are expected to disclose this to participants.  NON-ENDORSEMENT - Approval of the CE activity does not imply endorsement by New Mexico Hospital Association, New Mexico Nurses Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any products or services that may be exhibited.
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (Stay Tuned for Updates): Wednesday, September 25, 2019
 8:00 am-12:00 pmRegistration
 8:00-10:00 amNew Mexico Rural Health Network Board Meeting
10:00-11:15 amSponsor Showcase Break
10:15-11:30 am
General Session: New Models of Care for Rural Health
Alan Morgan, President, National Rural Health Association
 11:30 am-12:00 pmSponsor Showcase Break
12:00-1:30 pmAll Attendee Luncheon with Speaker
Rick Pollack, President, American Hospital Association


1:30-1:45 pmSponsor Showcase Break
1:45-3:15 pmNMHA Quality Awards Presentation
Hospital leaders and staff from across New Mexico will gather to honor achievement in quality and patient safety, including presentation of the flagship Quest for Excellence Awards. This year's session will feature a visit with Marie Cleary-Fishman, Vice President for Clinical Quality, AHA Center for Health Innovation and a poster presentation of each exemplary project.
 3:15-3:30 pmSponsor Showcase Break
 3:30- 5:00 pmPatient Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) Workshop
Martha Hayward, Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)
3:30-5:00 pmNMHA Assembly & Board of Directors Meeting
(Voting Member CEOs/Designates Only)


 3:30-5:00 pmNMHA State Auxiliary Board Meeting
(Elected and Appointed Officers and District Chairs Only)

 5:00-5:30 pmSponsor Showcase Break
 5:30-7:00 pm All Attendee Welcome Reception
Join NMHA Members, Collaborators, Volunteers, Business Partners, Sponsors and Staff as we welcome the New Mexico hospital community to the 74th Annual Meeting.
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (Stay Tuned for Updates):  Thursday, September 26, 2019
7:00 amRegistration and Breakfast
 7:00-8:45 amNew Mexico Rural Hospital Breakfast
Join colleagues from rural and frontier hospitals throughout New Mexico…a great networking opportunity.
 7:00-8:45 amNew Mexico Organization of Nurse Leaders Annual Meeting (NMONL)
This session will serve as NMONL’s Annual Meeting with the installation of new officers, update on recent business and discussion of nursing leadership issues both in NM and nationally.
 7:00-8:45 am All Attendee Networking Breakfast
Join longtime friends and make new ones from across the NMHA community.  This is also the place to connect with Past Presidents of the State Auxiliary/Volunteer Service, who get together each year for a breakfast organized by two-time Past President and 2018 Outstanding Auxilian Carol Searcy.
 7:30 am-5:00 pm American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) New Mexico
8:45-10:15 amGeneral Session:  New Mexicans Confronting Our Health Crises
Matt Probst, Medical Director, El Centro Family Health
Dr. David Scrase, Secretary, NMHSD
 10:15-10:30 amSponsor Showcase Break
  10:30-11:30 amCoordination of Services between HSD and DOH
Kathy Kunkel, Secretary, NMDOH
Russell Toal, Deputy Secretary, NMHSD
  10:30-11:30 amDAISY Awards for Nurse Recognition
Kara Ellis, Regional Director, The DAISY Foundation
  10:30-11:30 am5 Ways to Declutter Fast
Miriam Ortiz Y Pino
10:30-11:30 am Tai Chi and Wellness for Fall Prevention
Dr. Reed Anderson
 11:30-11:45 am Sponsor Showcase Break
11:45 am-1:30 pm All Attendee Luncheon with Speaker:  Joy in Work, A Path Forward
Barbara Balik, Principal, Common Fire
 1:30-1:45 pm Sponsor Showcase Break
 1:45-2:30 pm  Panel Discussions
Emergency Department Information Exchange
Kary Nulisch & Tim Washburn
Collective Medical Technologies
 2:30-3:00 pm Statewide Data Trends and How to Use Data Strategically
Stefany Goradia & Patty Kehoe
Versatile Med Analytics
 1:45-3:00 pm Panel Discussion: Roles for Today's Volunteers
 1:45-3:00 pm 5 Ways to Declutter Fast
Miriam Ortiz Y Pino
 1:45-3:00 pm Tai Chi and Wellness for Fall Prevention
Dr. Reed Anderson
3:00-3:15 pm   Sponsor Showcase Break
 3:15-4:45 pm General Session: Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales
 6:00-8:00 pm NMHA State Auxiliary/Volunteer Service Honors Dinner 
(Tickets required for non-Auxilians)
Auxilians and leadership from 14 New Mexico hospitals come together to celebrate community hospital volunteer service at this annual event. Purchase a ticket for $55.
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (Stay Tuned for Updates):  Friday, September 27, 2019
 7:30 am-12:00 pmNMONL Strategic Planning
(MNONL Board Members Only)
 8:00-11:00 am NMHA State Auxiliary/Volunteer Service Annual Membership Meeting
(Auxiliary Members Only)