HHS and HRSA Rural Summit
Summary of a January 28, 2019, discussion among rural healthcare stakeholders concerning challenges rural communities face in providing and accessing healthcare. Also explores opportunities for the Department of Health and Human Services Administration and the Health Resources and Services Administration to address these issues through program and policy development. Topics include access to care, workforce challenges, rural health system transformation, telehealth, and response to the opioid crisis.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Access · Community and economic development · Funding · Health reform · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth