Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement 3rd Annual National Affordability Summit, October 16, 2019, Minneapolis. This event will bring together top thought leaders and change-makers who are taking action for affordable health care. Attendees will leave with ideas for influencing policy and action locally and nationally by learning from those who are disrupting the status quo. Stratis Health is an NRHI member.
Mark Holder, Ruby Schoen, and John Selstad join Stratis Health board. Holder is a family medicine physician and founder of Mperial Health. He also is executive director of New Americans Alliance for Development, an organization committed to supporting foreign-trained physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals in the U.S.
Schoen is medical director and geriatric long-term care nurse practitioner at Genevive. She serves as advisor to CareChoice Cooperative, Metro Alliance of Geriatric Providers, and the Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians.
Selstad is the former director of systems development and integration for the Aging and Adult Services Division, and Minnesota Board on Aging, within the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Mr. Selstad also serves on the board of directors for the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging and Stevens Square Foundation.
Jane C. Pederson, Stratis Health chief medical quality officer, was selected to serve on a national Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services technical expert panel providing input on two National Quality Forum long stay, symptom management measures for skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes.
Cathy Weik, Stratis Health senior vice president and administration/compliance officer received the Mark McAfee Friend of Workforce Development Award. Presented by Dakota County, the award honors an individual who has championed workforce issues at the local, state, or federal level. Weik’s leadership roles included serving as chairperson for the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board, Metropolitan Workforce Board, Minnesota Workforce Council Association, and National Association of Workforce Boards.