Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
The following nine programs were selected to be highlighted in this module because they represent a variety of
models, governance structures, funding sources (see Module 6: Sustainability Strategies for Rural Health
Networks and Coalitions for more information on funding), and maturity. Seven of the nine highlighted
programs were previously or are currently Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Network grantees and
were identified by FORHP as representing a broad range of rural health networks and coalitions.
Alaska Subspecialty Nursing
This education network provides advanced specialty in-person and remote training to nurses across
Ely Area Community Care Team
This collective impact, care coordination network provides behavioral health services in the Iron
Range in Northern Minnesota.
Healthy Monadnock Alliance
This community-based network involves area partners using collective impact strategies to make the
Monadnock region in New Hampshire the healthiest community in the country by 2020.
Integrating Professionals for Appalachian Children
This integrated network focuses on ensuring healthy development for all children in rural, Appalachian Ohio.
Kentucky TeleCare/Kentucky TeleHealth
Kentucky TeleCare is the telehealth initiative located at the University of Kentucky. In addition,
Kentucky TeleHealth Network is the statewide, legislatively-mandated telehealth network.
Montana Health Network (MHN)
This for-profit network develops and sells a range of products and services for clinical staff and
member (and, occasionally, non-member) provider organizations.
NE Nebraska Behavioral Health
This integrated health nonprofit network is working to increase the number of behavioral/mental
health services in rural Northeastern and Northcentral Nebraska.
Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
This integrated health nonprofit provides recruitment and retention support as well as educational
resources focusing on primary care to communities and healthcare practitioners in rural and other
underserved areas of Tennessee.
Virginia Rural Health Clinic
This statewide Community of Practice provides information, education, and networking opportunities
for Virginia's Rural Health Clinics.