Rural Health Leadership Radio™
About This Show
Over the last ten years, over 100 rural hospitals have closed their doors. Roughly one in three rural hospitals have been identified as “at risk.” If there was ever a need for strong leadership, that time is now. RHLR’s mission is to provide a forum to have conversations with rural health leaders to discuss and share ideas about what is working, what is not working, lessons learned, success stories, strategies, things to avoid and anything else you want to talk and hear about. RHLR provides a voice for rural health. The only investment is your time, and our goal is to make sure you receive a huge return on your investment. For more information, visit www.rhlradio.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Most Recent Episode
31: A Conversation with Mark Hamed
2 days ago
Dr. Mark Hamed serves as Medical Director of the Departments of Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine at McKenzie Health System, a critical access hospital in Sandusky, Michigan. He made a huge impact on the local community when he spearheaded an “Oxy-Free” ED initiative in 2013 to combat the opiate abuse epidemic. “You have to have a vision and a passion for what you believe in.” Dr. Hamed serves as a faculty member at three medical schools, including Michigan State University, Central Michigan University and Wayne State University. Raised in Metro Detroit, he attended the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Medical Biology and Health Policy Studies. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine (MD), while simultaneously earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a focus in Healthcare Management. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and, while he is still employed there, has decided to direct the majority of his focus toward the McKenzie Health System after gaining a great respect for the hardworking community members of the Sandusky area.