Topics: Leadership

Scalability Shows Signs of Telehealth Growth

Marcia M. Ward


Marcia M. Ward, PhD, Director of the Rural Telehealth Research Center, suggests that evaluation of telehealth as a business model proves its growth and contributes to its evidence base.

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July 26, 2017

Chuuk Women’s Council Empowers Micronesian Women to be Healthcare Leaders

Kiki Stinnett and family


Women in Chuuk, Micronesia, often serve as caregivers for their families and communities. But without a formal education, many women can’t move beyond their immediate environments. The Chuuk Women’s Council provides education and training for Micronesian women, empowering them to become leaders in health.

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November 2, 2016

An Interview with David Schmitz

David Schmitz


NRHA president-elect David Schmitz, MD, shares his thoughts on the recruitment of healthcare providers, training rural physicians, and the challenges and rewards of rural practice.

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July 13, 2016

Illinois Network Puts Hospitals’ Needs First

ICAHN logo


Since its start, the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network has designed services to meet the needs of rural hospitals across the state. Through leveraging FORHP funds and their partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health, ICAHN has helped 54 hospitals transition from competition to collaboration.

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May 31, 2016

An Interview with Dennis Berens

Dennis Berens


The former director of the Nebraska Office of Rural Health looks back at his career so far, and discusses the future of rural communities.

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August 16, 2012

An Interview with Rebecca J. Davis, Ph.D.

Rebecca Davis


Rebecca Davis, Exec. Director of the National Cooperative of Health Networks Assoc., describes the purposes of networks as well as the varied career paths she followed to her current position.

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February 14, 2012

An Interview with Teryl Eisinger

Teryl Eisinger


The director of NOSORH discusses National Rural Health Day and how NOSORH works as a virtual office.

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November 10, 2011

Technical Assistance for Critical Access

The Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC) in Duluth, Minnesota is a rural health technical assistance center funded by the federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP).

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March 2, 2007