News Release
For Immediate Release
Wendy Kelly, Marketing Director
The Outer Banks Hospital
(252) 449-9184

Date: February 8, 2019

American Hospital Association (AHA) Chairman Brian Gragnolati (pictured right) presents the AHA Rural Hospital Leadership Award to Ronald (“Ronnie”) Sloan, FACHE, president of The Outer Banks Hospital, at the 2019 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Held in Phoenix, AZ. The award recognizes small or rural hospital leaders who guide their organization and community through transformational change and display outstanding leadership and commitment to improving health and health coverage and making care more affordable. “Ronnie, your enduring commitment to The Outer Banks Hospital and your initiatives with partners at the state, county and local level is an inspiration,” Gragnolati said.