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Chronic Disease in Rural America News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Compassion, Faith Drive FPOY to Help Patients, Community
Oct 11, 2018 - Will Cooke, M.D. has been named the American Academy of Family Physicians 2019 Family Physician of the Year. Provides highlights from his career, including his work with HIV/AIDS patients and how he helped his community of Austin, IN during the worst drug-related HIV outbreak in the United States.
Source: American Academy of Family Physicians
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PCORI Board Approves $85 Million to Support New Studies on Opioids, Cancer and Other High-Burden Conditions
Aug 21, 2018 - The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors has approved $85 million in grants for 16 projects that will compare two or more approaches to improving care and outcomes for a range of conditions, including opioid use, cancer, depression, and stroke.
Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
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Last Updated: 10/12/2018