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Empowering Rural Care: Dynamic Staffing Solutions and Retention


Date: 3/19/24

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Central time

NDHA Members Only – FREE    

Medical Solutions


In a world grappling with a staffing shortage, rural healthcare facilities face a distinctive array of challenges. Join Patti Artley, Chief Nursing Officer at Medical Solutions, as she delves into the complexities of rural healthcare staffing. Acknowledging that staffing solutions aren’t one-size-fits-all, Artley will explore the intricacies of recruiting and retaining talent in rural settings. Discover how to clear your own unique hurdles in an era where the demand for healthcare professionals is at an all-time high. From attracting talent to converting temporary staff to permanent roles, gain insights into innovative strategies designed to address the specific needs of rural healthcare settings.


– Delve into the art of attracting healthcare professionals to rural areas, including examples of successful techniques.

– Gain insights into the most effective tools for staff retention in rural settings.

– Discover how to tackle immediate staffing needs through temporary solutions with the potential to evolve into long-term results.


With more than 35 years of nursing experience, Patti Artley oversees Medical Solutions’ Clinical and Performance Management teams. She partners with Chief Nursing Officers from existing and potential healthcare facilities to understand and address their clinical staffing needs. Before joining Medical Solutions, Patti served as the Chief Nursing Officer at Medical University of South Carolina, (MUSC), where she also serves as an affiliate assistant professor. Patti has received the Senior Leader Award for Solutions for Patient Safety, the 2022 Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Award for the MUSC Health System, and several nursing leadership awards. Patti currently serves on the board of Ronald McDonald House Charities and was also a member of the executive committee for the American Heart Ball in Charleston. Patti earned her bachelor’s and a Master of Science in Nursing from Pennsylvania State University and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Nurse Executive from Old Dominion University. She maintains certification as a pediatric nurse and advanced nurse executive.


Medical Solutions is a Strategic Business Partner of Hospital Services, Inc., d/b/a HSIsolutions, a subsidiary of the North Dakota Hospital Association (NDHA). Revenue share earned from Strategic Business Partner relationships helps offset the expenses of NDHA and strengthens the value of its programs.




Mar 19 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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