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RHIhub This Week - September 11, 2019

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healthcare worker's arm being gripped tightly by a patient Violence Against Hospital Workers: Growing Awareness, Rural Interventions, and Why It Still Goes Unreported
by Jenn Lukens
Healthcare workers are four times more likely to be seriously injured on the job than other professionals. Research, tools, and campaigns are equipping rural hospital leaders to better protect their employees and develop a culture of safety.

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U.S. Map Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis
This topic guide has been updated to include additional info on public awareness and education strategies as well as resources on training the healthcare workforce.

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Recent News

AHRQ: Common Formats for Patient Safety Data Collection
Sep 11, 2019 -- Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the availability of new Common Formats for Nursing Homes Version 1.0 for review and comment. The common formats are intended to standardize the collection of patient safety information so that it is comparable across local, regional, and national levels. AHRQ seeks ongoing public input and there is no deadline for comments.
Source: Federal Register

CMS: Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process
Sep 10, 2019 -- Notice of final rule with comment period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that requires Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers and suppliers to disclose affiliations with other providers and suppliers. This rule will allow CMS to address program integrity issues and vulnerabilities to fraudulent activity in the programs. Comments on the rule are due by November 4, 2019 which is also the day the rule goes into effect.
Source: Federal Register

HHS Awards $9 Million to Develop New Models to Improve Obstetrics Care in Rural Communities
Sep 10, 2019 -- Organizations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas received just under $9 million from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to launch the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program with the goal of identifying strategies to advance maternal healthcare.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

In Cherokee Country, Opioid Crisis Seen as Existential Threat
Sep 9, 2019 -- The opioid epidemic has impacted Native American populations at a higher rate than any other racial and ethnic group in the United States. The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has seen an increase in the number of children in foster care, many of which are placed with non-Native families because there aren't enough within the Tribe to fulfill the need. Discusses challenges this creates for children growing up away from the culture they are most familiar with.
Source: Stateline, Pew Charitable Trusts

Pharmacists Engage with Community on Opioids
Sep 9, 2019 -- Features two pharmacists, Abigail Moore in Baraboo, Wisconsin and Melissa Drye of Claremont, New Hampshire on ways they are fighting the opioid epidemic in their communities. Some methods include training sessions on naloxone administration and educating the public on how to properly dispose of unwanted medications.
Source: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

School-Based Telehealth Programs Shown to Benefit Children with Asthma in Medically Underserved Communities
Sep 9, 2019 -- Study examines telemedicine as a method to improving chronic disease management in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. After implementation of the school-based telehealth programs, results show a decrease in ER visits for students with asthma in underserved communities.
Source: The American Journal of Managed Care

Q&A: New Hampshire Hospital Bucks Trend of Rural Hospitals Closing Their Doors
Sep 7, 2019 -- Interview with Maria Ryan, CEO of Cottage Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in Woodsville, New Hampshire, discussing how they have found success while other rural hospitals are facing financial challenges.
Source: Modern Healthcare

2019 Using GIS Mapping for Better Health
Sep 5, 2019 -- Describes the ways in which rural Klamath County, Oregon used GIS mapping to identify health challenges in the community and develop plans to address them, including the development of protected bike lanes to encourage active behavior and mapping the distance of tobacco retailers from schools to make the case for stronger youth tobacco prevention policies.
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Additional Input to the All of Us Research Program 2019 Tribal Consultation
Sep 3, 2019 -- The National Institutes of Health is requesting comments on concerns and challenges that were heard during a series of Tribal Consultation meetings regarding the All of Us research program, which is designed to collect data from over 1 million people in the U.S. to inform health research efforts. Comments are due by October 31, 2019.
Source: National Institutes of Health

Funding & Opportunities

Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters
On-site technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, strengthen advocacy, and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center


3RNet Recruiting for Retention Academy
Online educational opportunity to learn about tools and resources that can assist in recruiting qualified providers to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2019
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network


Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2019
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation


New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program
Tax incentives for investments in business or economic development projects in distressed rural or urban counties, including capital investments in healthcare facilities. Investors give to Community Development Entities who then offer low-interest financing to businesses; in return for their investment, investors receive a tax credit against their federal income tax.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury


Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


HIV/AIDS High Priority Drug Abuse Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for NIH high priority research relevant to drug misuse and HIV/AIDS. Research priorities revolve around the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain framework, and include reducing health disparities in the incidence of new HIV infections or in treatment outcomes of those living with HIV/AIDS. Populations of interest include urban, suburban, and rural drug users; populations at elevated risk for HIV, such as men who have sex with men; and people in rural areas who use opioids and injection drugs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 and R21)
Funding for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients, with the goals of optimized patient healthcare utilization, improved caregiver well-being, and improved patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network
A series of 6-month educational and networking initiatives focused on improving maternal outcomes. Participants will enroll in 6-month waves based on their organization type, and wave 3 will take place in early 2020 for rural hospitals and providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Institute for Healthcare Improvement


Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance
Technical assistance for American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative


HRSA Look-Alike Initial Designation Technical Assistance
Resources to assist organizations in the application for Look-Alike Initial Designation under the Health Center Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


PCORI Ambassador Program
A national volunteer network designed to engage healthcare stakeholders in strengthening the patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) community and increasing the dissemination of PCORI-funded​ research. PCORI supports research to give patients a better understanding of the prevention, treatment and care options available while considering potential for differences in treatment effectiveness among subpopulations, such as rural residents.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute


Roots of Health Inequity Online Course
An online course and learning collaborative designed for the local public health workforce to explore the social determinants of health and the root causes of inequity in the distribution of disease, illness, and death.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities


Water and Wastewater Loans
Flexible loan products, with terms up to 15 years, for small, rural community water and wastewater projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide with an emphasis on Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Communities Unlimited, Inc., Rural Community Assistance Partnership

New Resources

Best Practice Guide for Engagement with SORH and CDC-funded State Programs
Highlights examples from North Dakota, New Hampshire, and Louisiana of successful engagement between the State Office of Rural Health (SORH) and state initiatives funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Identifies top opportunities for collaboration.
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Date: 2019


Community Coalitions for Change and the Policy, Systems, and Environment Model: A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Addressing Obesity in Rural Tennessee
Reports on a community-based participatory initiative, Community Coalitions for Change (C3), to address obesity in four rural Tennessee counties. Discusses program results related to health education, physical activity, and healthy food choices.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Date: 09/2019


Contextual Factors Associated With County-Level Suicide Rates in the United States, 1999 to 2016
Explores a study of the demographic variables associated with suicides, such as age, race, gender, and social capital. Details how the variables and rates vary based on rural or urban status.
Author(s): Danielle L. Steelesmith, Cynthia A. Fontanella, John V. Campo, et al.
Location: JAMA Network Open, 2(9)
Date: 09/2019


Dismantling Buprenorphine Policy Can Provide More Comprehensive Addiction Treatment
Commentary focused on the impact buprenorphine prescribing policy has on access to opioid addiction treatment. Discusses the lack of providers waivered to prescribe buprenorphine in rural areas. Includes a map showing counties that lack providers who can prescribe medications for opioid use disorder.
Sponsoring organization: National Academy of Medicine
Date: 09/2019


Evaluation of the Accountable Care Organization Investment Model: AIM Implementation and Impacts over Two Performance Years
Evaluation examining the first two years of the ACO Investment Model (AIM), which tests the use of prepaid shared savings to encourage new ACOs to form in rural and underserved areas (Test 1) and to encourage current Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs to transition to arrangements with greater financial risk (Test 2). Reports on AIM ACO composition, including rurality. Appendices include detailed information on each AIM ACO.
Additional links: Appendices, Findings at a Glance
Sponsoring organizations: Abt Associates, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Date: 09/2019


Family Medicine Rural Training Track Residencies: Risks and Resilience
Results of a study to understand threats to rural training track (RTT) program sustainability and resilience factors that help RTTs to thrive.
Author(s): Davis G. Patterson, David Schmitz, Randall L. Longenecker
Location: Family Medicine, 51(8), 649-656
Date: 09/2019


Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018
Provides statistics on health insurance coverage in 2018 and also focuses on changes between 2017 and 2018. Table 5 and Appendix Table 4 list statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement and the American Community Survey.
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
Date: 09/2019


Hospital Merger Benefits: Views from Hospital Leaders and Econometric Analysis - An Update
Revisits a study from 2016 on the effects of hospital acquisitions in terms of cost, care quality, and revenue. Highlights data by hospital type, including rural status, as well as several performance measures.
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
Date: 09/2019


Household Food Security in the United States in 2018
Reports on household food security, food expenditures, and the use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2018. Includes food insecurity statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
Date: 09/2019


Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018
Reports on income levels and the number of people in poverty for 2017 and 2018, along with the percent change from 2017 to 2018. Includes statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the 2019 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements.
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
Date: 09/2019


Maternal Mortality in the United States
Provides an overview of maternal mortality in the United States. Discusses the increase in maternal mortality rates and factors that contribute to maternal deaths. Includes information specific to rural maternal mortality. Identifies policy solutions, including state maternal mortality review committees, and highlights efforts in California and North Carolina to address maternal mortality.
Sponsoring organization: American Action Forum
Date: 09/2019


The Relationship Between Rural Setting and Health: Factors that Influence Individuals With or at Risk of CVD - A Summary of the Literature
Describes current literature on rural challenges and opportunities, including cardiovascular risk due to obesity, lack of access to healthcare, workforce shortages, importance of paramedics and community health workers, telehealth and broadband, and impact of the substance use disorder epidemic. Intended to help stakeholders understand the causes of health disparities and to support action to improve the health of rural communities.
Sponsoring organization: American Heart Association
Date: 2019


Report of Recommendations: Appalachian Regional Commission's Substance Abuse Advisory Council
Report outlines the recommendations of the ARC's Substance Abuse Advisory Council on designing and implementing a substance abuse recovery system in rural Appalachia. Details the need for workforce training and employment via support services post-treatment.
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
Date: 08/2019


Select Maps on the Population 65 and Older in the United States by County: 2013-2017
Collection of maps showing county-level data on adults age 65 and older, with a focus on disability. Includes maps showing disability combined with living alone, widowhood, poverty status, and labor force participation.
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
Date: 08/2019


The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2018
Provides estimates of poverty for the official poverty measure and the supplemental poverty measure, which takes into account government programs that support low-income families. Tables A-1, A-2, and A-8 provide data for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
Date: 09/2019


Tracking Change in the North Country
Summarizes the findings of several studies focused on the rural community of Coos County, New Hampshire and surrounding areas transitioning from a manufacturing to a tourism based economy. Includes the results from a survey of rural adults to understand their perceptions of the economic, social, and environmental issues in their community. Discusses a 10-year study of youth health and social behavior including their attachment to school and community, expectations for the future, and decisions regarding where they want to live and work as young adults.
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
Date: 09/2019

Open Calls for Contributions

Call for Proposals: 2020 AMCHP Annual Conference
Deadline: Oct 4, 2019
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
Event Dates: Mar 21 - 24, 2020
Crystal City, VA
Conference Website

Call for Presentations: 2020 National Council for Behavioral Health NATCON Conference
Deadline: Oct 4, 2019
National Council for Behavioral Health
Event Dates: Apr 5 - 7, 2020
Austin, TX
Conference Website

Call for Abstracts: 2020 12th Annual Tribal Public Health Conference
Deadline: Dec 9, 2019
7th Generation, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board
Event Dates: Apr 14 - 16, 2020
Durant, OK
Conference Website

Upcoming Events

Sep
12
How Rural Hospitals Can Tackle Uncertainty and Achieve Success
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Center for Optimizing Rural Health
855. 234.0712
info@optimizingruralhealth.org
Sep
16
2018 UDS Data Trends
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
Sep
16
Syringe Service Programs: State and Local Perspectives on the Role of Policy, Funding, and Partnerships - Part 2 of 3
Time: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Sep
17
HCAHPS Breakthrough Series: The C-Suite Role in HCAHPS Transformation
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Alabama Rural Health Association
webinars@customlearning.com
Sep
18
Indiana BH101 Training - Substance Use Disorders
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Indiana Rural Health Association
info@indianarha.org
Sep
18
NACCHO - Rural Health Section Quarterly Call: Fall Meet & Greet
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central
National Association of County and City Health Officials
Sep
18
Test-Drive County Explorer: A Demo of NACo's Interactive Mapping Tool
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
National Association of Counties
202.661.8821
tzmuda@naco.org
Sep
19
Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Healthy People
healthypeople@hhs.gov
Sep
20
CMS Public Meeting: Action Plan to Prevent and Manage Opioid Use Disorder and Substance Use Disorder and Address Pain Management
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern
Live streamed for virtual attendees
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD
Sep
24
HRSA Telehealth Learning Series - Telehealth Centers of Excellence: Leveraging Academic Excellence to Advance Telehealth Knowledge
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
NRios@hrsa.gov
Sep
24
United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter Updates That Impact Hospitals: An Overview of New Enforceable Standards
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, National Rural Health Association
Sep
24-25
Opioid Summit: Innovative Collaboration for Change
Healthcare Association of New York State
Saratoga Springs, NY
518.431.7867
learning@hanys.org
Sep
26
Introduction to the HCAHPS Breakthrough Leadership Series
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central
Call-in: 888.433.2192
Passcode: 7571921
Alabama Rural Health Association
webinars@customlearning.com
Sep
26
Lunch & Learn: "Incorporating MAT into Primary Care Practice"
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Indiana Rural Health Association
219.363.7121
kconner@indianarha.org
Sep
26
Uniform Data System (UDS): UDS for Clinicians, Review of Clinical Tables and Measures to Support Quality Improvement
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
Sep
26
Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center Virtual Office Hours: Building Successful Programs
Time: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
855.283.3734 Ext. 238
info@umtrc.org
Oct
3
2019 Mid-Year Rural Health Policy Roundup
Time: 12:00 p.m. Pacific
Arizona Center for Rural Health, Arizona Telemedicine Program, National Rural Health Association, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
520.626.2493
Oct
3
Agricultural All-Terrain Vehicle Safety
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
AgriSafe Network
astpierre@agrisafe.org
Oct
3
Patient Center Medical Homes and Rural Health Clinics/Fed Qualified Health Centers
Time: 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Central
Illinois Rural Health Association
staff@ilruralhealth.org
Oct
8
Effective Grant Writing for Rural Hospitals
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Center for Optimizing Rural Health
855.234.0712
info@optimizingruralhealth.org
Oct
10
Children's Environmental Health Summit 2019
Kentucky Department for Public Health, Kentucky Population Health Institute
Somerset, KY
Oct
11
RHC Workshop: Coding Update
Mississippi Rural Health Association
Madison, MS
888.810.4313
Oct
16
Value-Based Payments
Time: 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Central
Illinois Rural Health Association
staff@ilruralhealth.org
Oct
17
Developing a System Wide Safety Net for Critical Care
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Alabama Rural Health Association
334.546.3502
arha@arhaonline.org
Oct
17
Uniform Data System (UDS): Strategies for Successful UDS Reporting
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
Oct
21-22
2019 Annual Maryland Rural Health Conference
Maryland Rural Health Association
Oxen Hill, MD
410.693.6988
larawilson@mdruralhealth.org
Oct
22
2019 TRHA Rural Healthcare Symposium
Alzheimer's Association Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter, Paris Regional Medical Center, Texas Rural Health Association
Paris, Texas
325.672.0495
tnew@bcahec.org
Oct
22
Rural Health Road Show 1 of 4
Alabama Rural Health Association
Rainesville, AL
334.697.8541
arha@arhaonline.org
Oct
23
2019 Idaho Rural Health Association Annual Meeting and Awards Reception
Idaho Rural Health Association
Boise, ID
idahorha@gmail.com
Oct
23-25
2019 28th Annual Colorado Rural Health Conference
Colorado Rural Health Center
Denver, CO
303.996.9698
me@coruralhealth.org
Oct
24
2019 Annual Idaho CAH-RHC-Free Medical Clinic Conference
Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Boise, ID
208.334.0669
ruralhealth@dhw.idaho.gov
Oct
24
Rural Health Road Show 2 of 4
Alabama Rural Health Association
Wetumpka, AL
334.697.8541
arha@arhaonline.org
Oct
30
KHA Small Rural and CAH Forum
Kentucky Hospital Association
Louisville, KY
502.426.6220
sperkins@kyha.com
Nov
2-6
2019 147th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Expo
American Public Health Association
Philadelphia, PA
202.777.2475
annualmeeting@apha.org
Nov
4
HealthLandscape Community Vital Signs Population Health Profiler
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
HealthLandscape
Nov
4
HealthLandscape Rural Health Explorer
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
HealthLandscape
Nov
4-6
2019 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Interdisciplinary Conference
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Orlando, FL
703.647.5178
education@nhpco.org
Nov
5
Rural Health Road Show 3 of 4
Alabama Rural Health Association
Livingston, AL
334.697.8541
arha@arhaonline.org
Nov
6
HealthLandscape Population Health Tools
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern
HealthLandscape
Nov
6
Rural Health Road Show 4 of 4
Alabama Rural Health Association
Enterprise, AL
334.697.8541
arha@arhaonline.org
Nov
6-7
2019 22nd Annual New England Rural Health Conference
New England Rural Health Association
Newry, ME
802.453.5475
kim.mohan@newenglandrha.org
Nov
6-8
2019 97th Annual Missouri Hospital Association Convention and Trade Show
Missouri Hospital Association
Osage Beach, MO
573.893.3700 Ext. 1317
dmcculloch@mhanet.com
Nov
6-10
2019 40th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium
Virginia Department of Health
Norfolk, VA
chad.blosser@vdh.virginia.gov
Nov
7
2019 5th Annual North Country Telemedicine Conference
Adirondack Health Institute, North Country Telehealth Partnership
Lake George, NY
518.480.0111
kcook@ahihealth.org
Nov
7-9
2019 24th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine - National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH)
Austin, TX
ncsmh@som.umaryland.edu
Nov
7-9
2019 30th Annual Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association Conference and Trade Show
Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association
Des Moines, IA
515.225.8079
administration@iemsa.net
Nov
8
2019 Triple Threat Conference: HIV, HCV, and Opioids/Methamphetamines
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Coordinating Resource Center
St. Paul, MN
312.996.1373
matec@uic.edu
Nov
8
Building Innovative and Successful Telehealth Programs: Improving Access and Enhancing Care
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mountain
Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, Summit Healthcare
Show Low, AZ
Nov
8
RHC Workshop: Coding Update
Alabama Rural Health Association
Clanton, AL
334.546.3502
arha@arhaonline.org

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