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On National Rural Health Day, Secretary Vilsack Touts Benefits of Affordable Care Act to Rural Communities, Announces New Health Investments

November 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Community Success Stories,News & Issues   |   0 Comments

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’sNational Institute of Food and Agriculture has issued the following news release: Today, on National Rural Health Day, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than $10 million in grants through two U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) programs to improve access to health care for rural Americans across the […]

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3 Michigan institutions receive combined $625,000 in federal grants for rural health care

November 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Community Success Stories,News & Issues   |   0 Comments

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan — Three Michigan institutions have received a combined $625,000 in federal funds under a program designed to improve health care and educational services. The grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were among 65 awarded nationally for distance learning and telemedicine projects. Memorial Hospital in Owosso is getting $110,000 to connect medical […]

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Overbey named Rural Health Association Legislator of Year

November 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Community Success Stories,News & Issues   |   0 Comments

Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:00 am From Staff Reports NASHVILLE — State Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville, has been recognized by the Rural Health Association of Tennessee for his support in providing health care services to families in the state’s rural communities. Overbey recently received the group’s “Legislator of the Year” award at its annual […]

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Senate passes Moran’s resolution on importance of rural health care

November 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Celebrations,Community Success Stories   |   0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday night, the U.S. Senate passed S. Res. 588 – a resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – to recognize the importance of hospitals and other health care providers to the survival and success of communities in Kansas and throughout the country. Sen. Moran introduced the original version of this […]

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State gives kudos to rural hospitals

November 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Celebrations,Community Success Stories   |   0 Comments

osted: Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am Taos News staff | The state Department of Health is honoring rural hospitals in New Mexico, including Holy Cross Hospital in Taos, for the role they play in the health of New Mexicans. The department’s Office of Rural Health asked New Mexico’s 24 rural hospitals to participate in […]

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