Author Archives: Rural Health Information Hub

Let’s Get a Good Deal on Health Care

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Dr. Clint MacKinney explains the challenges rural hospitals face with current payment systems and the potential that value-based payment holds for meeting rural communities’ needs.

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May 18, 2022

Federal Agencies’ Investment in Rural Cancer Control Fosters Partnerships between Researchers and Rural Communities

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Researchers and rural communities are working together to address rural cancer prevention and control, with federal funding supporting a wide range of projects. From targeting health behaviors, to making cancer screening and vaccination more accessible, to increasing rural participation in clinical trials, efforts to reduce rural cancer burden are underway across the country.

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July 28, 2021

Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2020

Top 10 of 2020


Articles on COVID-19 concerns, health workforce, dementia, human trafficking, and more made it onto the year’s most-read list.

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December 30, 2020

Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2019

Top 10 of 2019


Articles on mental health, eye care, school-based telehealth, rural EMS and more made it onto the year’s most-read list.

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December 24, 2019

Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2018

Top 10 of 2018


Articles on health workforce issues, the opioid crisis, the social determinants of health, domestic violence, trauma/EMS, and palliative care all made it onto the year’s most-read list.

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December 26, 2018

Young Rural Healthcare Leaders Share Experiences and Insights

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In addition to providing advice for those with potential interest in rural healthcare executive positions, four Critical Access Hospitals leaders – all under age 40 – share stories of innovation and impact on their organizations and communities.

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January 24, 2018

HEROs in Rural Health: Q&A with Art Kaufman

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Dr. Art Kaufman discusses the Health Extension Rural Offices (HEROs) model, how he is helping promote the use of community health workers, and his work with the University of New Mexico’s World Health Organization Collaborating Center.

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January 10, 2018