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Kentucky Office of Rural Health to host HR workshop for health care professionals on July 25 in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will host a one-day workshop titled “Acclimating to Excellence: An HR Professional’s Exploration into Reimagining Orientation” on Thursday, July 25 at the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort.

The event, designed for human resource and organizational development professionals working in hospital or clinic settings, will explore the benefits of modifying current onboarding practices and will share strategies to help new hires better deliver on their organization’s mission from day one.

The session will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Workshop facilitator Michelle Rathman is president and CEO of Impact! Communications, Inc., a leader in health care strategy and communications, specializing in critical access and rural health systems, hospitals, clinics and provider practices. Impact’s work with rural health care facilities covers a range of activities: strengthening hospital identity, brand and value; engaging community and strategic partners; identifying opportunities to decrease outmigration; improving culture; developing leadership and teams; reducing risk and increasing provider alignment; improving communications practices and customer service; and helping organizations to achieve a higher level of success meeting strategic goals.

Registration for the event is free. A $50 fee will be assessed for no-shows who fail to send a cancellation notice prior to the event.

For more information and to register, visit https://conta.cc/2Rmjijr.

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH), established in 1991, is a federal-state partnership authorized by federal legislation. The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (located in Hazard) serves as the federally-designated Kentucky Office of Rural Health. The mission of the KORH is to support the health and well-being of Kentuckians by promoting access to rural health services. The program provides a framework for linking small rural communities with local, state and federal resources while working toward long-term solutions to rural health issues. The KORH assists clinicians, administrators and consumers in finding ways to improve communications, finances and access to quality healthcare while ensuring that funding agencies and policymakers are made aware of the needs of rural communities.