Topics: Leadership

Young Rural Healthcare Leaders Share Experiences and Insights

photo of young rural healthcare leaders Adam Willman, Melissa Kelly, Stephanie Orr, and Benjamin Anderson

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

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