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Brief articles providing updates on a range of rural health topics.

Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2017

Top 10 of 2017


The year’s most-read list includes articles on the health literacy, tick-borne diseases, COPD, American Indian health disparities, and a variety of innovative rural health approaches.

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December 27, 2017

From the Director: Celebrating 15 Years of RHIhub

Kristine Sande, RHIhub Program Director


For fifteen years, the Rural Health Information Hub has been serving rural America. RHIhub Program Director Kristine Sande shares thoughts on how RHIhub and the broader rural health community have worked together to help rural communities and shares a list of 15 key RHIhub resources.

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December 11, 2017

Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2016


Articles on the opioid epidemic, new service delivery models, and a variety of innovative approaches to support health all made it onto the year’s most-read list.

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December 28, 2016

Top 5 Rural Monitor Articles of 2015

Top 5 of 2015


Articles on healthcare access for veterans, hospital closures, rural health history, FORHP grantee successes, and distance education all made it onto the year’s most-read list.

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December 30, 2015

What is a Food Desert?

Defines the term food desert, highlights the Health Food Financing Initiative, and presents a searchable food desert locator.

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May 15, 2013