Forum Provides Update on Local Healthcare System
The Chamber hosted its State of Healthcare Forum on May 24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Decatur Riverfront. A panel of healthcare professionals shared the successes and challenges our local healthcare system is facing and the impact on our business community. Panelists included President/CEO of Decatur Morgan Hospital Kelli Powers, Chief Nursing Officer of Decatur Morgan Hospital Anita Walden and Dean of Health Sciences at Calhoun Community College Ken Kirkland. John Joseph, Executive Director of the Decatur Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center, moderated the forum.
Some of the topics discussed include workforce development, mental health and the apprenticeship program Decatur Morgan Hospital offers through Calhoun Community College.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Decatur Morgan Hospital. Gold Sponsors were Alabama Credit Union, Decatur Orthopaedic Clinic and Hartselle Health Park. Silver Sponsors were Clearview Cancer Institute and Payless Pharmacy.