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New Hampshire News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Sep 27, 2023 - Announcement of nearly $90 million in funding for projects related to maternal health. Outlines how this Health Resources & Services Administration funding fits in the Biden Administration's 5 goal plan to address the maternal health crisis. Includes funding for rural projects in Mississippi and New Hampshire.
Source: Health Resources & Services Administration
Sep 26, 2023 - A New Hampshire hospital system is offering a virtual program to both educate rural healthcare providers and connect them with specialists during emergency and difficult births using a hub-and-spoke model. Notes that 40% of the state's hospitals have closed their labor and delivery departments since 2011, primarily in rural areas. Discusses costs associated with the program as well as sustainability concerns.
Source: Health Leaders Media
Sep 5, 2023 - Describes a New Hampshire program that provides dental care to children in schools and efforts to offer the program statewide. Notes that this program is valuable in rural schools where access to dentists is often more challenging. Discusses how the program has been funded and the challenges with keeping the program sustainable.
Source: NHPR

Last Updated: 9/28/2023