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The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities.

As the nation’s leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas:

  • Transition to Value and Population Health
  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Health Information Technology
  • Workforce 

Oct 2, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Barnett discusses their new cardiac rehab program, how it relates to pulmonary rehab programs, the financial risk, innovation, and resources necessary for this new program, and the future of COPD care

McKenzie Health System is a critical access hospital in Sandusky, Michigan. Dr. Steve Barnett,...

Oct 2, 2019

In this episode, Tracy, Valerie, and Connie discuss Daviess Community Hospital’s pulmonary rehab program and how it started, what they have learned so far in the three years of their program, COPD from both a patient and hospital aspect, and the future of COPD care.

Daviess Community Hospital is a 74-bed, non-profit...

Sep 19, 2019

In a short moment we can all think of and imagine the immense diversity of networks that are forming all across our country. We know that networks are born out of the needs of their rural communities, especially during these complex times of change and transition within the health care environment. But we want to know...

Aug 28, 2019

The ongoing success and longevity of a grant project is dependent on the sustainability of the rural health network that is implementing it. Sustainability is defined as the network’s ability to achieve desired outcomes and maintain the ability to do so over time. The ability to do so is a goal of 

Jul 31, 2019

Lindsay Corcoran is an accomplished senior consultant and practice management professional with over ten years of healthcare and medical office experience. At Stroudwater Associates, Lindsay focuses on supporting and sustaining healthcare access for rural communities through hospital operational improvement...