• 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)

    Federal Reimbursement Allowance (FRA)

    FRA Participants Meeting

    Kim Duggan
    Daniel Landon
  • 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM (CT)

    Missouri Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (MSHHRA)

    Deb Hicks
    Andrew Metcalf
    Lance Witcher
  • Sub Session:

    09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)
    Federal and Missouri Labor and Employment Law Update

    10:30 AM - 11:45 AM (CT)
    Human Leadership Now and in the Future

    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (CT)
    Roundtable Discussion

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CT)

    Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Network

    Federal Relief Funding and the COVID-19 Impact to the Budget and Cost Report

    Sue Brammer
    Todd Kenney
    Craig Rooney
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (CT)

    Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

    Single Audit COVID-101

    Elizabeth A. Knysak
    Ryan W. O'Grady
  • 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM (CT)

    Rural Hospital Council/Psychiatric Network

    Executive Roundtable - Caring for the Developmentally Disabled

    Rita Cooper
    Melantha Witherspoon
    Michelle Clark


  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM (CT)

    MHA Executive Roundtable

    Join MHA President Herb Kuhn for an interactive session as he reflects on 2020 and discusses what 2021 will bring.

    Herb Kuhn
  • 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM (CT)

    Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders (MONL)

    Board Meeting

  • 08:30 AM - 08:55 AM (CT)

    Annual Business Meeting and Installation of Board Chair

    Charlie Shields
  • 09:00 AM - 09:25 AM (CT)

    Welcome and Convention Overview


    Herb Kuhn
    Charlie Shields
  • 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

    Navigating Above and Beyond Uncertainty

    Pulling from his extensive experience as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mike Leavitt will provide attendees with insights and strategies to successfully navigate from today’s uncertain health care environment to what comes next.

    Michael Leavitt
  • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (CT)

    Hospital Industry Data Institute (HIDI)

    HIDI Solutions Update and Discussion

    Brian Waterman
    Steve Warchol
  • 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM (CT)

    The Impact of Employee Distraction

    In today’s environment, your employees have to deal with an incredible amount of stress. From battling COVID-19 on the frontlines and behind the scenes, to keeping up patient satisfaction scores, from the everyday responsibilities they have and everything in between it’s easy to say your employees are stressed. We’ll discuss the top stressors your team is facing today and discuss free solutions your hospital can provide to ease the burden.

    Jaimee Hartman
  • 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM (CT)

    Missouri Association for Healthcare Quality (MoAHQ)

    MoAHQ Member Meeting
    Board Update, DOP Presentation, poster presentations

    Jessica Stultz
    Hirshell Parker
  • 11:30 AM - 01:15 PM (CT)

    Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders (MONL)

    MONL General Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation 11:30 a.m.- noon
    The Science of Enhancing Resilience: Strategies for Nurse Leaders noon-1:15 p.m.

    J. Bryan Sexton
  • 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM (CT)

    Missouri Chaplains Association (MCA)

    1-2 PM - Chaplaincy and Ethics
    2-3 PM - Enhancing Spiritual Care in the Age of COVID-19: Overcoming Mask Barriers

    Carmen Lile-Henley
    Lucas Gleaves


  • 08:45 AM - 10:15 AM (CT)

    COVID-19: Looking Ahead - The Long View (Panel Discussion)

    Our panel of health care experts will provide their perspectives on what Missouri’s health care infrastructure may look like as we move toward development of a COVID-19 vaccine and emerge on the other side of this pandemic.

    Steve Edwards
    Alexander Garza
    Todd Richardson
    Robyn Begley
  • 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

    Distinguished Service Award

    This year’s Distinguished Service Award -- the highest award presented by MHA -- recognizes the service of all Missouri hospitals, hospital systems and hospital employees to their communities. In 2020, every member of the state’s hospital community faced exceptional challenges. This award celebrates their collective effort to rise above, and move beyond, the year’s challenges through resilience and mission focus.

  • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (CT)

    2020 Political Outlook

    Close out the 2020 convention with Charlie Cook, one of MHA’s most popular speakers. Occurring just three days after the Nov. 3 election, Cook will provide his insights into the national and Missouri elections, and what we might expect moving forward.

    Charlie Cook
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (CT)

    Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders (MONL)

    MONL COVID-19 Roundtable

    Jennifer Dixon
    Amy Peters
    Debra Deeken
    Catherine Jamerson
    Cassandra Mough
    Gina Leath