2010 TORCH Annual Conference & Trade Show

February 2nd, 2010

Come and be a part of the biggest event dedicated exclusively to rural hospital administration, finance, and advocacy. We promise that this year’s TORCH Annual Conference & Trade Show will be better than ever. So, come prepared to learn, network and discover what the future has in store for you, your facility, and your community as we embark on another twenty year journey. Don’t miss this opportunity! The TORCH Annual Conference & Trade Show will be held at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Dallas, TX on April 14-16, 2010. More details are coming soon!

  • 2010 Conference Program: [download pdf]
  • 2010 Hospital Paper Registration Form: [download pdf]
  • 2010 hospital Secure Online Registration (closed)

A Brand New Day Brochure

February 2nd, 2010

It is a brand new day at TORCH, the Foundation and TMSI, and 2010 has a promising outlook. To get a brief overview of the exciting things to come in the areas of education, health IT, workforce, leadership, and other programs, please see our [Brand New Day brochure]. For more information please contact our office.

Special TORCH Legislative Awards

February 2nd, 2010

TORCH is bestowing specials awards on four state lawmakers for helping us in the last session. Senators Robert Duncan of Lubbock and Kel Seliger of Amarillo, as well as State Representatives Joe Heflin of Crosbyton and Garnet Coleman of Houston will be the recipients of the Texas Rural Health TORCHbearer Award for their support of rural hospitals and their efforts to enhance rural health care access.




Texas State Representative Joe Heflin presented the Texas Rural Health TORCHbearer Award in ceremonies at Covenant Hospital Plainview on November 18th. In the photo (Left to Right) – Steve Beck (CEO of Covenant Hospital Plainview), Sharon Hunt (CEO of Mangold Hospital in Lockney and TORCH Board Member), Representative Joe Heflin, Don McBeath (Director of Advocacy for TORCH).


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