Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Rural Georgia Hospital Gains Reprieve

A rural Georgia hospital that was about to close for lack of funds will stay open after all. The company that owned Jenkins Medical Center...

2 Arizona Health Insurers Plan to Sell Coverage in 2018

Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona and Centene Corp's Ambetter by Health Net have filed paperwork to continue offering individual health plans on federal exchanges in...

Oregon: Rural County Files Emergency Declaration Over State Vaccine Mandate

In a new story from the Albany Democrat-Herald, Linn County, Oregon county commissioners have declared an emergency over the rural vaccine mandate...

Arkansas to Form Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Arkansas has the third highest maternal mortality rate in the country. State Representative Greg Leding proposed a study to research the problems Arkansas women go...

Daily Yonder: Rural Vaccination Percentage Jumps 20%

According to a new report from The Daily Yonder, the U.S. rural vaccination rate shot up another 20% last week, with two-thirds...

Check Out Politico’s Special Rural Health Issue

Politico.com's policy-heavy companion site The Agenda has posted a special rural health issue: Healthcare's new rural frontier  How an Idaho hospital that serves a region with more bears...

Webinar on Children’s COVID Vaccinations Nov. 17

The National Press Foundation will be hosting a free webinar on Nov. 17, to assist reporters and other journalists in finding ways...

University of Arizona Awarded Grants Totaling $3.9M to Improve Rural Health...

The University of Arizona Health Sciences has been awarded two grants totaling $3.9 million for efforts that will help improve health care access for...

NRHA CEO, Other Rural Leaders Worry Over Vaccine Mandates for Nursing...

With the federal government's announcement that nursing homes operating in America would need all of their staff to be fully vaccinated against...

UNC Awarded $1.5M for Rural Health Program

The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust has awarded the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $1.5 million...

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