Rural Healthcare: A CEO's Take on Advocacy, Tech and More

Phil Sobol

Vice President of Business Development, CereCore

Lynn Falcone
Lynn Falcone

CEO, Cuero Regional Hospital

Lynn Falcone, CEO of Cuero Regional Hospital, discusses the unique challenges of running a rural hospital in Texas. In this conversation with host Phil Sobol, vice president of business development, Lynn explains why various levels of involvement with the community and advocacy organizations like the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH) is essential to the operations and services they provide. She explains how communication from daily patient safety huddles to board of directors meetings encourage continuous improvement and led to the decision to move to the modernized EHR platform MEDITECH Expanse. Lynn shares her expectations for the upcoming EHR implementation project, especially around data and patient care.

Key topics:

  • Rural healthcare operations and hospital services in Texas
  • Building a strong team
  • Upgrading our EHR system
  • Patient safety and data
  • Starting the EHR journey

Learn more about Cuero Health, Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH), and connect with Lynn Falcone on LinkedIn.

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