About the Conference
The Canadian Conference on Rural & Northern Health Care attracts top practitioners and thinkers from across Canada to share innovative strategies and valuable resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system.
Delegates will explore fresh approaches to healthcare delivery, how to leverage digital technologies more effectively, addressing indigenous health, strategies for mitigating social determinants of health, community and patient engagement, and effective collaborative partnerships to improve the health of their communities. Experience the success being driven by inspired leadership, forward-thinking governance, and resilient clinicians and staff.
Rural Hospital CEOs
Governing Board Members
Nursing and Physician Executives
Public Health and Community Leaders
Rural Health Care Associations,
Networks, and Clinics
Who Is This Conference For?
Front line and back office professionals from rural and northern hospitals, community health organizations, indigenous health care councils and organizations, home care providers, pre-hospital emergency services, public health, and any organization tasked with providing rural healthcare services in Canada.
Discussions on Current Industry Topics
- Leadership and Strategic Planning
- OHTs and Integrated Care Models
- Indigenous Healthcare Success Stories
- HHR and EDI Solutions in Remote and Rural Communities
- Culturally Appropriate Practices in Mental Health Access and Care
- Patient Transfers and Critical Care Response Programs
- Implementing Regional Digital Health Solutions
- The Directions Future of Rural and Northern Health Care in Canada
An Opportunity To Network
In person attendees can join our “Evening Cocktail and Networking Reception” along with dedicated networking activities planned throughout the day. Online participants are invited to chat and share direct messages in our virtual viewing rooms. No matter your preference for attending, there are plenty of chances to meet peers and make connections.
Featured Sessions & Speakers
The Health of a Population
with Sean Wachtel, Nunavut
Case Study: North Bay Regional Health Centre – Delivering and Growing More Effective Integrated Care Models: Challenges and Lessons Learned
with Paul Heinrich, North Bay Regional Health Centre
Access to Care in Rural Communities: Strategies for Overcoming Financial Barriers to Essential Healthcare Needs
with Maria Mathews, Canadian Health Force Network
and many more. See our full agenda for details.
Hon. Sylvia Jones
Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Government of Ontario
Chief Public Health Officer, Nunavut
President & CEO, North Bay Regional Health Centre
Regular Rates end April 28, 2023.
Discounts will be applied automatically in the cart.
Per ticket for groups of 3 or more
Per ticket for groups of 3 or more
Access to live conference sessions*
Network with delegates (online) and speakers (in person)
Breakfast, Lunch, & a Networking Cocktail Event (In person only)
Access to PDF speaker presentations after the event
All past years’ conference session recordings (where applicable)
*Online does not include Breakout “B” sessions
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