Michael Topchik

National Leader, Chartis Center for Rural Health



Michael specializes in rural health network development and benchmarking for performance improvement consulting. He has established himself as a resource for rural providers, health systems and networks leveraging diverse data sets – both public and private – to support rural-relevant benchmarking, research and advocacy. Michael has been instrumental in shaping the annual Rural Relevance: Vulnerability to Value study which explores the state of rural healthcare in America and is widely used by rural providers, advocacy groups, policy makers and the media.

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