Central Region – GAP Assessment

September 10, 2019 Spectrum Health Care (formerly Rain-Central MO), headquartered in Columbia, MO is conducting a GAP Assessment survey of the 37-county Central Region we serve.   We are targeting the survey to organizations and partners in the region that provide STD preventive health services and related health services. The assessment is being conducted by our Community Health Worker team to […]

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Missouri Rural Health Conference

Please join the Missouri Rural Health Association, Missouri Hospital Association, Missouri Primary Care Association and Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (Office of Primary Care and Rural Health), as Collaborating Partners on August 20-22, 2019 at The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, Camdenton, Missouri. Check the conference page for additional information.

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Office of Rural Health & Primary Care recruitment and retention educational series

The Office of Rural Health & Primary Care is sponsoring the following recruitment and retention educational series for all Missouri entities.  The State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care is offering 3RNet’s six-part webinar series training:  “Recruiting for Retention Hierarchy: Building the Foundation” at no charge, starting October 8, 2019.  The series is specifically tailored towards rural and underserved healthcare communities however, all interested […]

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MRHA HealthTran Employment Opportunity

The Missouri Rural Health Association is seeking applications from individuals interesting in applying to be a HealthTran Volunteer Program Manager (VPM). The VPM will manage all aspects of the statewide volunteer driver program to build, expand and provide excellent customer service to volunteers, MRHA members and the communities they serve. The VPM will execute, monitor and manage all statewide activities […]

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Resources from the Master of Public Health online program from Baylor University

With more than 60 million people living outside cities in the United States, they face higher rates of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and suicide, as well as, poor access to prenatal health. The MPH@Baylor online program recently published two resources to provide insight on the growing health disparities between rural and urban communities and how to mitigate gaps to create […]

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AARP Livable Communities: Rural Livability

On June 19 & 20 AARP Livable Communities Rural Livability Workshop convened in Portland, Maine. View video and presentations from June’s event in which rural livability experts discuss:  creating intergenerational communities strengthening transportation options improving housing affordability and choice enhancing community infrastructure (including broadband and economic development) preparing for extreme weather and disasters For more information, check out their website.

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