Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

USDA Rural Hospital Technical Assistance

National Rural Health Association, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Through the USDA Rural Hospital Technical Assistance, the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) will work with contractors and partners to provide technical assistance for rural hospitals to identify and address healthcare needs and strengthen local healthcare systems. The overall goal of the program is to enhance hospital systems for improved efficiency and financial performance, bolster quality of care, and support communities.

Potential technical assistance goals may include:

  • Improving financial position and increasing operational efficiencies
  • Implementing quality improvements that support an evidenced-based culture for improved health outcomes
  • Increasing use of telehealth to fill service gaps and improve access to care
  • Strengthening the local healthcare delivery system to position for population health
  • Providing hospital board training through NRHA's certification programs

Hospitals in rural communities are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity.

Application process

A link to the hospital referral form is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Population health · Telehealth

Organizations (2)

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.