The sponsors listed on this page support the Michigan Center for Rural Health mission to “coordinate, plan and advocate for improved health for Michigan’s rural residents and communities".


Contact: Terry Johnson
Phone: 517.886.8422

Coverys is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance committed to offering innovative solutions, advanced analytics, education, and resources to help reduce distractions so healthcare professionals and organizations can focus on what matters most-- patients. Please visit for more information.

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Berner Medical Systems, Inc.

Professional Medical Building
Contact: William Berner
(989) 892-7722
Fax: (989) 892-7455

RHC billing specialists since 1992. Clinic management and consulting, electronic medical records, and assistance with cost reporting also available. Visit our website at or call 989-892-7722.

First American Healthcare Finance

Contact: Michael Haines, Assistant Vice President
(585) 643-3318
Fax: (585) 598-0908

First American Healthcare Finance provides the capital necessary to help healthcare organizations grow their business and provide the highest quality of care to their community. We believe our mission extends beyond providing capital. 

Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Contact: Brian F. Bauer. Attorney
(248) 740-7505
Fax: (248) 740-7501

As the nation's largest health care-focused law firm, Hall Render is distinguished by its attorneys' extensive knowledge and experience. 200 health law attorneys in ten offices across the country provide the nation's best health systems, hospitals, physician organizations and other health care industry partners with legal and strategic counsel on all aspects of health care regulatory, business, compliance, litigation and operational matters. Commitment and experience complement the firm's genuine understanding of the evolving landscape of today's health care industry, distinguishing Hall Render as one of the nation's preeminent health care law firms. Learn more at

Health Services Associates, Inc.

Contact: Chris Christoffersen or Michelle Kruzel 
(231) 924 - 0244
Fax: (231) 924 - 4882

Health Services Associates, Inc.
Promoting Access to Health Care
Since 1980, promoting access to health care has been the mission of Health Services Associates. Our professional team of rural health clinic experts specializes in helping rural health clinics operate with optimum efficiency while maximizing revenue. Our services include RHC certification, cost reporting, medical billing, policy & procedure manual development and review, and much more. Visit our website at or call us at 231-924-0244.

iNDIGO Health Partners

Contact: Susan Willis, PhD, PA-C, FHM
(810) 923.5939
Fax: (231)922-7203

Bringing innovation and leadership to deliver sustainable, exceptional care for our communities.

iNDIGO Health Partners was founded in 1993 by a group of physicians serving a community hospital. We develop and implement customized hospital medicine programs tailored to our partner hospitals’ specific needs.  We’re driving innovation, like iNDIGO Telehealth, to bring care closer to home.  And partnering with skilled nursing facilities to create seamless transitions for patients across the continuum of care.  To learn more visit:

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Medical Advantage Group

Contact: Carrie Spunar
(734) 302-2128
Fax: (734) 686-3012

Medical Advantage Group simplifies the delivery of efficient, high-quality health care for medical practices, health centers, ACOs, independent physician associations, hospitals, and health systems. Our value-driven health care solutions include: PCMH, care management, HIPPA compliance, EHR implementation and optimization, quality measures performance improvement, population health IT platforms, contract negotiation and more. Working within any size practice or organization, we bring insight, knowledge, and expertise right to you, while empowering you to provide better care. The result- personalized solutions that decrease the cost of care and improve quality. We are your advantage. To learn more, visit

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ProAssurance Corporation

Contact: Jordon Hubbard, Market Manager
(800) 282-6242 ext. 6254 

At ProAssurance, we work to protect medical professionals and support their patient safety efforts with custom healthcare professional liability insurance solutions. If a malpractice claim is made, we listen and provide experienced counsel, bringing clarity and fair treatment to the claims process. ProAssurance Group is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.

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How To Become A Corporate Sponsor

John Barnas
Executive Director 
(517) 432-9216