Topics: Arizona

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Southwest Telehealth Resource Center Helps Rural Providers Connect

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The Southwest, with its large geographic area of deserts and mountains, faces unique challenges when it comes to telehealth. The Southwest Telehealth Resource Center assists the region’s healthcare providers through training programs, technical assistance, webinars, and blogs.

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August 23, 2017

Freestanding Emergency Departments: An Alternative Model for Rural Communities

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First conceptualized in the 1970s, but not widely adopted in rural communities, freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) have been getting another look as a sustainable rural option. This article discusses hospital-based versus independent FSEDs, the model’s financial viability, and highlights two FSEDs meeting their communities’ healthcare needs in Arizona and Illinois.

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November 30, 2016

An Interview with Alison M. Hughes, MPA

Alison Hughes


The Director of the Arizona Rural Hospital Flexibility program discusses her many years in rural health, as well as her Scottish roots.

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August 8, 2008