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2020 Trustee and Physician Conference

Save the Date for our 2020 Conference:
April 19 – 22, 2020
Santa Fe, New Mexico at La Fonda on the Plaza
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2019 Trustee and Physician Conference

Date: April 28th-May 1st 2019
HealthTechS3’s annual conference provides an opportunity for hospital leadership to learn strategies from leading industry professionals. Gain knowledge of the transformations taking place that should be addressed for your community hospital to achieve a sustainable future.

Click here to view presentations on the 2019 Trustee and Physician Conference


News and Press Releases

70 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know – 2019

HTS3 is proud to announce that the following CEOs have been listed in the Becker’s Healthcare list of “70 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2019.” They are being recognized by Becker’s Healthcare for innovation, quality and patient safety on local and international levels.

Mark Kuhn – Hammond Henry Hospital in Geneseo, IL
Mike Schafer – Spooner Health in Spooner, WI
Phil Stuart – Tomah Memorial in Tomah, WI
Ken Westman – Barrett Hospital and HealthCare in Dillon, MT

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Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals 2019

The National Rural Health Association recognizes the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals from a list of the Top 100 CAHs as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. The 20 overall winners have achieved success based on the Hospital Strength Index.

 – Barrett Hospital and Healthcare, Dillon, MT


Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals 2019

The National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute and The Chartis Center for Rural Health named the top 100 critical access hospitals for 2019 on Feb. 6. The hospitals named were based on results of the ninth annual Hospital Strength Index survey from iVantage Health Analytics, which ranked hospitals across 50 indicators and eight pillars.

 – Barrett Hospital and Healthcare, Dillon, MT


67 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2019

“Critical Access Hospitals to Know” is published by Becker’s Hospital Review.  Becker’s publishes an annual list of outstanding critical access hospitals in the nation. According to Becker’s Healthcare, several reputable hospital ranking sources were examined to narrow the list of all critical access hospitals down to the top 67. These sources included Hospital Compare rankings from iVantage Health Analytics, The Chartis Center for Rural Health, the National Rural Health Association, CareChex, Healthgrades and Medicare star ratings.  They consider a broad range of topics, including quality of care, health outcomes after hospitalization, patient satisfaction, affordability, market share, and financial stability.


Join us in congratulating these HTS3 client hospitals who have been recognized :

Barrett Hospital & Healthcare, Dillon, MT (sixth consecutive year on this list)

Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo, IL (fifth consecutive year on this list)

Tomah Memorial Hospital, Tomah, WI (fourth consecutive year on this list)


Press Releases

TMH Stuart Among 70 Hospital CEOs to Know– July 9, 2019 – Becker’s Hospital Review, an industry leading print publication, has named Tomah Memorial Hospital CEO Phil Stuart as one of the ‘70 critical access hospital CEOs to know’ in the U.S. It is the fourth time Stuart has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review. Stuart was listed on Becker’s ‘71 rural hospital CEOs to know’ list last year and similar lists in 2015 and 2014. He was one of just six Wisconsin critical access hospital (CAH) CEOs named to this year’s list.

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Brentwood, TENN– January 17, 2018 – SBG Healthcare and HealthTechs3 have aligned to expand their respective recruiting services. This partnership allows both companies to offer existing and new clients a higher level of service in filling leadership positions – clinical and executive.

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Brentwood, TENN — November 01, 2018 – HealthTechS3 brings back a former executive team member, Jennifer LeMieux, who served for several years prior as Senior Vice President, Services and Chief Customer Officer. Jennifer will serve as Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities including HealthTechS3 as well as a their affiliate company, GAFFEY Healthcare, headquartered in Plano, TX.

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Brentwood, TENN — September 10, 2018 – HealthTechS3 announces a new Director of Business Development that will focus primarily on its Executive and Interim Recruiting Division. Hudson Shelton has served for almost 10 years in various sales and account management positions with industry-leading staff management and recruiting firms.

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