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Improving the Health and Well-Being of Rural Communities Through Collaboration

Duration: approximately minutes

Featured Speakers

  • Amanda Arnold, Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri
  • Suzanne Smith, Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri
  • Christie Obenauer, Board Chair of Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen, ND

This webinar introduces A Guide for Rural Healthcare Collaboration and Coordination, a new product from the HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Hear how rural hospitals, community health centers, local public health departments and other rural stakeholders work together to assess and address their rural communities' health needs.

Two innovative rural health organizations will be highlighted that have developed strategies to meet population health goals, address social determinants of health, and improve health outcomes. Solutions to support rural health organizations' financial viability and lessons learned will also be shared.