Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

November 17, 2017 The latest edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series looks at racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes for people living in rural areas. According to data collected from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, racial and ethnic minorities fare worse than non-Hispanic whites in rural areas across many indicators of health, […]

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Webinar: Keys to Writing a Successful Rural Outreach Grant Program Application

Keys to Writing a Successful Rural Outreach Grant Program Application DATE:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 TIME:  2:00 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time) Intended Audience: State Offices of Rural Health, Rural Hospitals, Rural Clinics, Rural Non-Profit organizations and others interested in applying for outreach grant funding. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Submitting a Rural Health Outreach Grant application is a large undertaking for any […]

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HCC Celebrates Rural Health Day, Honors Melanie Corporon with ‘A Day of Service’

HCC Celebrates Rural Health Day November 16, 2017 Honors Melanie Corporon with ‘A Day of Service’ The Health Care Collaborative (HCC) of Rural Missouri, celebrates National Rural Health Day and the Great American Smoke Out, Thursday, November 16, 2017 with a day of service. This year’s celebration is dedicated to the late Melanie Corporon. Mayor Jerry Brown will honor Corporon […]

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National Rural Health Day – November 16

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate   National Rural Health Day .  National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit, like Corporon’s, that prevails in rural America. But it also highlights the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens […]

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LRHA Notice: Virtual Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercises – Register Today!

Virtual Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercise Series  In anticipation of the new CMS emergency preparedness requirements, Louisiana will launch a virtual tabletop exercise series beginning November 8, 2017.  Attending this event AND documenting your attendance can count towards new requirements for health care facilities that participate in Medicaid and Medicare programming. This Virtual Tabletop Exercise is available for all 17 provider types! Your […]

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