Quick Topic Reference -  Staff Contacts

This guide is intended to assist in determining which staff member to contact on various matters. Please call (405) 427-9537 for general assistance, or click on the names below for contact via email.


Accrediting organizations - Patrice Greenawalt/Rich Rasmussen
Continuous Survey Readiness (CSR) - Mary Winters

Advocacy/Legislation Issues

State - Sandra Harrison/Scott Tohlen
Federal - Rich Rasmussen/Sandra Harrison


Shelly Bush


Susie Wallace
Hotline (weekly newsletter)
News Media Relations/Press Releases
OHA Publications

Conference Center (OHA) Booking/Catering

Shelly Bush

Educational Offerings

Mary Winters

Annual Convention & Exhibit Hall
Live Programming
Streaming Video

Emergency Preparedness

Patrice Greenawalt


Rich Rasmussen

Board CEO Relationships, Effectiveness, Strategic Planning

Government Relations/Political Action

Federal - Rich Rasmussen
State - Sandra Harrison/Scott Tohlen/Don Armes
Political Action Committee - Sandra Harrison/Scott Tohlen

Group Purchasing

Shelly Bush
OHA's Preferred Partner Network

Health Care Reform

Rich Rasmussen 
Federal Perspective
State Perspective

Health Improvement

Patrice Greenawalt
Certified Healthy Business
Tobacco Cessation
Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)
WorkHealthy Hospitals
Hospitals Helping Patients Quit

Health Policy/Advocacy

State - Sandra Harrison/Scott Tohlen
Federal - Rich Rasmussen

Hospital Information

Mitzi McCullock
Compensation Surveys
Electronic Health Records (EHR)
OHA Data Solutions (HIDI)
Patient Data
Statistical Information/Comparative Analyses

Hospital Payment

Mitzi McCullock
Managed care
Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC)
Revenue Cycle Management
Value-Based Payment -Mitzi McCullock/Patrice Greenawalt
Workers Compensation (medical payment)

Hospital Surveys

Patrice Greenawalt/Rich Rasmussen
Medicare Certification

Membership Information

Pam Wells

Nursing Issues

Patrice Greenawalt

OHA Billing/Accounts Payable

Pam Wells

Organized Medical Staff

Rich Rasmussen
Bylaws/Rules & Regulations
Peer Review


Hospital Advisory Council - Patrice Greenawalt
Licensure - Patrice Greenawalt/Rich Rasmussen
Medical Facilities Services: Surveys; Health Facility Plan Reviews - Patrice Greenawalt/Rich Rasmussen
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines - Patrice Greenawalt
Rules & Regulations - Sandra Harrison/Patrice Greenawalt

Patient Safety

Patrice Greenawalt
Hospital Acquired Conditions

Physician Recruitment

Rich Rasmussen

Quality Improvement

Patrice Greenawalt
Clinical Initiatives: Infection Prevention, Perinatal Issues
Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN)
Public Reporting

Rural Health

Rich Rasmussen
Federal Policy
Transformational Models

SHOPP (Supplemental Hospital Offset Payment Program)

Mitzi McCullock

Strategic Planning

Rich Rasmussen


Sandra Harrison

Trauma System

Patrice Greenawalt


Rich Rasmussen/Patrice Greenawalt