November 28, 2018
Scott County, Indiana, has been in the national spotlight since experiencing the largest HIV outbreak in rural America's recent history. The town's only physician at the time, Dr. William Cooke, took action to bring healing and hope to his community of Austin and the surrounding county. In this Q&A, he shares the motivation behind his compassionate approach to care.
October 17, 2018
In this in-depth story, multiple clinical issues surrounding domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) in rural settings are discussed by providers, researchers, and those serving indigenous populations. Rural prevalence rates, provider knowledge gaps, and healthcare expenditures are also reviewed.
September 19, 2018
Electronic health records are central to rural healthcare providers' and organizations' transition to value-based care. Several rural organizations are using their EHR data to make changes for the patient populations they serve.
January 24, 2018
Melissa Kelly, CEO and CFO of a 21-bed CAH in Nebraska, discusses adding child care and restoring retail pharmacy to her community and encourages others to take advantage of rural healthcare resources.
October 19, 2016
Much of a person's health is determined by social and environmental factors such as housing or access to healthcare. When these factors negatively affect a person's health, legal intervention combined with medical care may be the best treatment.
September 2, 2015
The shared CEO of both a North Dakota Critical Access Hospital and a Federally Qualified Health Center discusses how these two essential safety net providers work together to meet the healthcare needs of their rural region.
August 5, 2015
Finger Lakes Community Health, a rural Federally Qualified Health Center, created an open access telehealth network to improve efficiency and protect their staff, after two separate traffic accidents involving FLCH providers.