FORHP Special Announcement – Cancer in Rural Areas

July 7, 2017 Cancer Incidence and Deaths in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties In the latest edition of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined reported data in the United States to compare rates of incidence and death from cancer in rural and metropolitan areas.  The findings […]

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Screening can help find this cancer at an early stage, when treatment often leads to a cure. Help protect your Medicare patients by recommending screening if appropriate. For More Information: Colorectal Cancer Screening Medicare Preventive Services Educational Tool […]

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NRHA Annual Rural Health Conference

Annual Rural Health Conference, May 9-12, 2017, San Diego, CA NRHA’s Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation’s largest rural health conference, created for anyone with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more. Student track at Annual Conference […]

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