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2015 NRHA leadership candidates

Four members are vying to be NRHA's president-elect.
Multiple others are nominated for board and Rural Health Congress positions.
Review each candidate's nomination submission in advance of the voting period beginning Oct. 28. more

Call for presentations: Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conferences

NRHA is accepting submissions for the 2014 Rural Health Clinic conference Sept. 30-Oct. 1 and Critical Access Hospital conference Oct. 1-3 in Kansas City.

Complete the online applications at the link below by May 9 for consideration to present... more


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    Contact your Senator today

    Grassroots Advocacy Forum

    Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) are currently gathering signatures for a letter to be sent to...

  • Brock A. Slabach, MPH, FACHE

    NRHA collaborates to ask HHS to alter Oct. 1 EHR reporting requirments

    The Oct. 1 deadline is approaching to begin reporting meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) for fiscal year...

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    "Who Moved my Cheese?" - MU 2 Attestation Problems continue... Next in "The Perfect Storm" in Healthcare Series

    Health Care Reform: The Rural Perspective


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Rural hospitals face an uncertain autumn

Autumn is here. The nights are cooler and football is back. Enough to brighten the mood of anyone worn down by a hot, muggy summer, unless your favorite football team lost, that is. But the season isn’t looking bright for 26 rural hospitals that shuttered operations across the United States since 2013. That’s more closures [...]

New Study Looks at Rural Children’s Health Issues

First Focus released a new report today reviewing children’s health throughout the country, and specifically, the number of children covered by Medicaid or CHIP.  Using data compiled in every congressional district in the nation, the report “focuses on differences between rural and urban children in terms of recent trends in health insurance coverage and type [...]

Members of Congress head home for August recess

Members of Congress are back home for their five-week district work period. The National Rural Health Association encourages rural health leaders across the country to visit the district offices, attend town halls and invite members of Congress to tour rural facilities. The rural health care safety net is in jeopardy.  More rural hospitals have closed [...]

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  • David Lee

    Contact your Senator today

    Posted in: Grassroots Advocacy...

    Senators Heitkamp and Thune are currently gathering signatures for a letter to be sent to CMS asking...

  • Lynn Barr

    Midwest Care Coordination Coach Job Available

    Posted in: 2012 RHC & CAH Co...

    Hello, Do you know a talented nurse with experience in Care Coordination that would like to train...


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    Dave C. Macke, FHFMA

    VonLehman & Co. Inc.
    Ft Mitchell, KY

    245 Points

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    Donna Douglas

    National Rural Health Association
    Leawood, KS

    206 Points

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    Ron Remiger

    Swank HealthCare
    Saint Louis, MO

    175 Points