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NRHA continues to engage rural communities to represent All of Us.

  • Author: Lea Mann

The National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) engagement of rural communities in the All of Us Research Program will reach new heights in May 2023 as part of the program’s Elevate Initiative. Working with partners across the country, NRHA is building an intersectional, multimedia engagement campaign that interacts with communities populating rural America..

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Thinking differently: Staffing and retaining your surgeons and anesthesiologists.

A number of factors are driving doctors out of the medical field, and our country’s health care system is at a crossroads. Health care leaders can do two important things to ensure physicians working in critical roles such as surgeons and anesthesiologists stay in the profession and continue providing patients with the care they deserve..

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NRHA announces 2023 rural health awardees, top JRH article.

NRHA is proud to announce the recipients of association’s 2023 Rural Health Awards, given each year to individuals and organizations who have dedicated their time and talents to improving the health and well-being of others. The Journal of Rural Health editorial board also named its 2023 Article of the Year, selected from all JRH articles published online last year. The winners will be honored during NRHA’s 46th Annual Rural Health Conference May 15-19 in San Diego, Calif..

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How rural hospitals can tackle cost-driven health care delays without reducing prices.

Gallup's annual health and health care poll revealed that in 2022, more Americans than ever delayed medical care due to cost, coinciding with the highest U.S. inflation rate in more than 40 years. Lower-income households, women, and young adults are disproportionately affected, and this trend presents serious public health risks. Untreated medical conditions can lead to more severe health complications, further straining rural hospitals that already grapple with unique challenges such as....

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8 guidelines for improving rural health equity.

The Hippocratic Oath guides health care providers to be active members of society with the goal of disease prevention and medical care for all. Beyond medical ethics, this concept speaks to the very heart of health equity. Every person deserves the opportunity to attain their full health potential. Unfortunately, inequities are on the rise across the country, especially in our rural communities..

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