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National Rural Health Resource Center's Podcasts

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 

Apr 11, 2017

Union General Hospital, located in Farmerville, Louisiana, is a non-profit, 20-bed Critical Access Hospital. The hospital identified teen pregnancy and STDs as being a primary concern impacting the health, well-being and future of their community. Union General Hospital created the program, "It's a Girl Thing", and are now seeing outstanding health outcomes and expanding the program. They have received a national award for the program.


  • Claudia Wade, Union General Hospital