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Latest Office of Rural Health Policy Stories

2010-05-11 07:15:00

ANDOVER, Mass., May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a growing trend, rural hospitals from across the country are collaborating with larger tertiary care facilities and independent critical care monitoring providers to bring eICU telehealth services and support to their local rural communities. Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is supporting this trend and addressing clinician shortages by expanding access to critical care support in rural communities with the...

2009-08-19 06:59:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overcoming the challenges of bringing quality and cutting edge genetic and newborn screening (NBS) services to local communities and to children and families with hereditary diseases is extremely complex. It requires coordinated, multifaceted and multidisciplinary efforts that are national, regional, and local and include public, private and not-for-profit partnerships. In order to meet these challenges, the Health Resources and Services...

2008-09-05 18:00:06

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Health Resources and Services Administration, +1-301- 443-3376, press@hrsa.gov ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today announced $39 million in grants to increase and improve medical services at the nation's health centers. "These grants continue President Bush's historic expansion of the health center network, whose services now reach more economically vulnerable and geographically...

2008-08-28 00:00:38

By Susan Abram Two San Fernando Valley clinics will split nearly $1 million in federal grants to expand programs and boost resources to help more residents with health needs, officials announced Tuesday. Valley Community Clinic in North Hollywood will receive $742,500, and the Northeast Valley Health Corp., which operates 10 licensed clinics, will get $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, said Rep. Howard L. Berman,...

2008-06-25 09:03:33

Take Care Health Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of drugstore operator Walgreens, has announced that it is expanding its clinic presence in Colorado to include up to 16 clinics by the end of 2008. According to Take Care Health Systems, it currently manages three clinics in the Denver area. The clinics are walk-in, professional health care centres open seven days a week with extended evening and weekend hours. Additional Colorado expansion will include locations in the Denver area, as...

2004-11-25 03:00:15

HHS NEWS Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced the distribution of almost $11 million in grants to 91 health centers nationwide. The funds are earmarked to expand the types of services available at federally supported health centers and to create integrated healthcare and pharmacy networks among multiple health centers. Specifically, 35 grantees will establish new or expanded oral health services. Twelve grantees will establish mental health...