Thank you for making the 2019 Annual Meeting a great success.

September 25-27, 2019

 Read about our speakers.
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.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
 8:00-10:00 amNew Mexico Rural Health Network Board Meeting
10:15-11:30 am
General Session: New Models of Care for Rural Health
Alan Morgan, President, National Rural Health Association
12:00-1:30 pmAll Attendee Luncheon with Speaker
Rick Pollack, President, American Hospital Association


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.
 3:30- 5:00 pmPatient Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) Workshop
Martha Hayward, Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)

 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.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Thursday, September 26, 2019
 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
  10:30-11:30 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
11:45 am-1:30 pm All Attendee Luncheon with Speaker:  Joy in Work, A Path Forward
Barbara Balik, Principal, Common Fire
 1:45-2:30 pm
Emergency Department Information Exchange
Kary Nulisch & Tim Washburn
Collective Medical Technologies
 3:15-4:45 pm General Session: Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales