John Supplitt is senior director of Rural Health Services for the American Hospital Association. Since 1993 he has worked with and on behalf of the AHA’s 1800 rural hospital members including 975 CAH to identify, develop, and advance their unique health care interests, issues, and perspectives. Mr. Supplitt manages the member services, leadership council, and communications including its Web site, newsletters, and technical advisories. He has served on several national panels and advisory groups for development of national rural health policy, program development and demonstrations, and grant review and evaluation. Mr. Supplitt has an MPA from New York University specializing in health planning and policy analysis and an MBA from Loyola University, Chicago. His B.S. is from Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,205,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.