Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City



Wednesday, September 7
11:20 am - 12:25 pm

4 - Population Health: Lessons from One of the Nation’s Most Innovative Rural Community Models (Documentary: The Story of New Ulm: A Population Health Transformation)

11:20 am - 12:25 pm

4 - Documentary: The Story of New Ulm: A Population Health Transformation

Toby Freier

FACHE, MBA, President, New Ulm Medical Center

Toby Freier is President of New Ulm Medical Center and VP of the West Region Community Hospitals of Allina Health. He is married with three young children. Toby has 13 years of rural healthcare executive experience, is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and has been a frequent speaker across the nation on rural health transformation. During his time as President, NUMC has been received the AHA Nova Award, Minnesota Hospital Association Innovation of the Year and Community Health improvement award, five time Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Award by iVantage, and numerous recognitions for quality and patient experience. NUMC, a part of Allina Health is a fully integrated rural delivery system and national leader in population health due to the Heart of New Ulm project. Within New Ulm, Toby has contributed as a leader with Rotary International, Chamber of Commerce, Park and Recreation Commission, Legacy Dads and Grace Community Church.