1:30-3:30 p.m. – OHA Board meeting (open to all members)
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Advocacy in Action: Lessons from the Field (panel discussion)
A panel of experts will discuss the most effective way to build a relationship with your legislator before you need to ask them for a vote. Former Speaker of the House Kris Steele and Lucky Lamons, former legislator/current chief advocacy officer for St. John Health System, will join Jimmy Leopard, CEO of Wagoner Community Hospital, and Jay Johnson, CEO of Duncan Regional Hospital to provide their unique perspectives on the political process. You will come away with ideas and strategies to get to know your legislator and to involve your community leaders.
5 -7 p.m. – Legislative Reception
OHA members and legislators are invited to attend a reception. Please contact your legislators and invite them to meet you there. The reception offers the opportunity to talk with legislators in a casual setting.
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Member Briefing at OHA seminar center
Members will hear key talking points and “the ask” of legislators when key votes come up.
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – State Capitol Visits
Members go to the Capitol and meet with their individual legislators to discuss key issues affecting their hospital.
Introducing a new initiative to improve the quality and timeliness of inpatient and outpatient encounter data available to hospitals in Oklahoma.