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ICAHN members speak out in Washington, D.C.


Midwest Medical Center CEO Tracy Bauer, Sparta Community Hospital CEO Joann Emge, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services' CEO Rob Schmitt, GAHHS COO Robin Rose, Lawrence County Memorial Hospital CFO Larry Spour, and Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director recently attended the NRHA Policy Institute February 6-8 in Washington, D.C. ICAHN members heard from key agency leaders, such as CMS, HRSA, Veterans Affairs, SAMHSA, as well as rural influential Congressional Representatives and Senators. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, 17th District, received a Rural Leader Award from NRHA. 

Also attending from Illinois were Hana Hinkle, Associate Director, National Center for Rural Health Professions; Heather Westrick and Kim Sanders, SIU School of Medicine; and Randy Jacobs, TAG Healthcare Marketing. 

Pictured are Tracy Bauer (left), Hana Hinkle, Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Robin Rose, Rob Schmitt, and Pat Schou.