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Durbin Adds NRHD Message to Congressional Record

November 22, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Celebrations,Rural Faces   |   0 Comments

U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) had a statement entered into the Congressional Record on November 21 recognizing National Rural Health Day.  Click here to download a copy of the message that was included in the Congressional Record.  

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Smith Recognizes National Rural Health Day

November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Celebrations,News & Issues,Rural Faces   |   0 Comments

U.S. Representative Adrian Smith (R-NE) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 21 to recognize National Rural Health Day and to voice his concern about physician supervision regulations which would disproportionately affect rural health care facilities. Smith’s remarks as prepared: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge National Rural Health […]

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NOSORH, Others Celebrating in D.C.

November 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Celebrations,News & Issues   |   0 Comments

Sterling Heights, Michigan (November 20, 2013) – For the third consecutive year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and all 50 State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) will join forces with other local, state, and national rural healthcare providers and stakeholders to celebrate National Rural Health Day. This year’s celebration will […]

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Analysis Identifes Top Performing Hospitals

November 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Community Success Stories,News & Issues   |   0 Comments

An in-depth analysis recently conducted by iVantage Health Analytics, Inc. compared hospitals and identified top performers in each state.  The recognized hospitals reached top quartile performance status in Quality, Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, Efficiency and Overall Performance compared to all acute care hospitals in the nation. iVantage offers Hospital Strength Index™, a comprehensive, data-driven program conducted […]

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Texas A&M School Awards Public Health Grants

November 14, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Community Success Stories,News & Issues   |   1 Comment

College Station — Attention Brazos Valley residents! Soon there will be free health and wellness programs in some communities as a result of mini-grants recently awarded to area organizations. The Texas A&M Evidence-Based Program (EBP) located at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, in partnership with the Brazos Valley Area […]

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