Executive Director Care Collaborative
The University of Kansas Health System
Jodi Schmidt serves as Executive Director of the Care Collaborative at the University of Kansas Hospital and Operations Director of the Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative. With 28 years of experience in rural hospital and clinic administration, she serves as Past President of the National Rural Health Association and chair of the Alternative Payment Model/Delivery System Reform leadership committee, Chair of the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation, and member of the Kansas Hospital Association’s Rural Technical Advisory Group. A Vice President at Hays Medical Center for 22 years, Ms. Schmidt also served as Executive Director of the Northwest Kansas Health Alliance. She regularly advocates on behalf of rural providers, serving on the NRHA’s Future of Rural Health Task Force and Policy Congress, and former representative to the American Hospital Association’s Small and Rural Hospital Governing Council.