How Rural Hospitals Can Use AI to Address AR Challenges and Workforce Shortages with Kelly Arduino, MA, MBAKelly Arduino, MA, MBA

Season #4

In this What’s Your Impact Episode in our series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Kelly Arduino, MA, MBA. Kelly is the Healthcare Industry Leader and Partner at Wipfli LLP, a top 20 accounting and consulting firm. She has over 25 years of diverse healthcare experience which gives her a unique perspective on today’s challenges. Kelly was psychotherapist and an academic researcher in health outcomes and spent a number of years as a healthcare strategy consultant before working as a healthcare investment banker specializing in financing for rural healthcare providers. Today her position allows for a national perspective on how rural healthcare clients are facing their challenges for remaining viable and in their communities.

During this conversation, Michelle and Kelly discuss solutions to some of the biggest challenges rural healthcare organizations face today including workforce shortages, AI and technology, finances, and cyber security. Kelly also shares success stories for finding the right leaders and the impact recruiting local leaders can have on rural health organizations.

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