NRHA on CDC findings: Rural mortality higher for leading causes

NRHA’s Brock Slabach recently spoke to NPR about a new CDC study showing rural residents are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries and other potentially preventable conditions than city people or suburbanites. “NRHA has been concerned about the gaps between rural and urban life expectancy for quite some time, and this has largely gone unnoticed in […]

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‘Building a System that Works: The Future of Health Care’ new Health Affairs article by Secretary Burwell

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is sharing a new Health Affairs article by Secretary Burwell outlining her vision for the future of health care. In it, she touts collaboration with stakeholders like you in advancing crucial Delivery System Reform efforts — including ongoing Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation initiatives.

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Healthcare and Transportation Providers Get Link’d in Columbia

Tackling barriers to care in rural Missouri Jefferson City, MO, November 17, 2016:  Missouri Rural Health Association (MRHA) held its 2nd annual Get Link’d Conference in partnership with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, November 15-16, in Columbia, MO. The event was a successful gathering of individuals from multiple rural sectors […]

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MU Department of Psychiatry presents Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project

Pediatricians, family medicine physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners: The University of Missouri School of Medicine is hosting a presentation on the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Those interested can attend in person or via video technology and earn 1.5 CME. More information can accessed with their promotional flyer here: http://files.constantcontact.com/67024dbd001/3ab008af-26bb-477c-b165-22806184185f.pdf For provider and policy issues regarding MHD Clinical Services […]

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National Rural Health Day

Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, but these communities also have unique health care needs, which is why the National Organization of State Offices of Rural sets aside the third Thursday of every November – Nov. 17 – to celebrate National Rural Health Day. Make plans now to celebrate the power of rural.

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