First Ever CRH Virtual Meeting

Aug. 19-21

The fee for this conference is $100

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant impact to our hospital community, we cannot meet in-person. However, GHA is making plans to continue the great annual meeting tradition and will hold a virtual event Aug. 19-21.

NOTE: As a special activity during this event, the King & Prince is offering a two-night stay door prize. GHA will award during the meeting.

Please contact Chuck Adams if you have any questions.


***Click here to view the official brochure for session descriptions, speaker information, GHA sponsors and more.

Conference Agenda

August 19

11-11:55 a.m.          

Reclaiming a More Resilient Economy              

Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber of Commerce


12:05-1 p.m.          

GHA Luncheon: CARES Act – You’ve accepted the money; what’s next?   

Wes Sternenberg, Draffin Tucker              

(All registrants receive a Subway $10 Electronic Gift Card)              


6-7:15 p.m.          

GHA Update and Virtual Happy Hour moderated by Chuck Adams


August 20

11-11:45 a.m.           

How to Identify and Manage Conflict of Interest in Rural Hospital Governance               

Michele Madison, Morris Manning & Martin


11:55 a.m.-12:45 p.m.   

CEO Panel              

Navigating the Pandemic: Lessons Learned               

Moderated by David Castleberry, Southeast Georgia Radiology Associates

  • Ronnie Dean – South Georgia Medical Center                   
  • Kim Gilman – Phoebe Worth Medical Center                  
  • Damien Scott – Emanuel Medical Center                  
  • Kevin Bierschenk – Union General Hospital  


1-2 p.m.          

When Good Isn’t Good Enough: How Unconscious Bias Harms Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic              

GHA Leadership Series – Gloria Goins


August 21

(Please note that the following program is for those hospitals participating in the leadership training program. A separate registration is required for this session.)

8 a.m.-2 p.m.          

GHA Georgia Southern Hospital Leadership Training Program 

Standards 2-8               

Charles Owens