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Listen on Healthcare NOW RadioThis week our host Todd Searls and co-host Kim Morgan talks with Nikki Rabehl, Carrie Kranz, Tricia Schilling, and Emily Goldman from Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Their discussion focuses on why advance care planning is important, how it can be used to improve patience care, and their experience within an ACO.   

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Todd Searls
Vice President of Business Development, Sales, & Marketing 

Todd Searls has 20 years’ experience serving healthcare communities of all sizes. He has led both his own and other Healthcare IT consulting companies, including leading a 250-client network of providers. He brings success in operations, marketing and sales, C-Suite and payor relationships. Todd has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Kim Morgan, RN 
Clinical Leader, Caravan Health

Kim Morgan is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience in a variety of clinical and leadership roles including inpatient hospital, outpatient clinics, care management and corporate health improvement programming.    

Kim’s leadership roles included oversight for the hospital’s health improvement initiatives- developing employee wellness programming, operation of fitness centers, and a bariatric clinic.  She successfully led partnerships with local government, school districts and the Chamber of Commerce to implement community health improvement initiatives. 

As an Account Manager Kim aligned with clients to help meet their corporate goals for health improvement programming and successfully implemented multi-vendor initiatives while striving to deliver exceptional customer service experiences.  

Kim is a graduate of Missouri Western State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and earned a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis on Public Relations from William Woods University.  She holds a certification in diabetes prevention education. Kim was part of a multi-disciplinary team that published research on tobacco cessation and led a pilot research study that resulted in the placement of care managers in a hospitals skilled and long-term care unit and. 

 Kim has been with Caravan Health for over two years, currently as a Clinical Leader and previously as a Clinical Practice Improvement manager. 

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