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2014-10-01 15:02:38

Families and individuals often find themselves questioning where they should be living, in the city or in the country. The question of whether urban living is better or worse than rural living involves a number of issues and factors, but the bottom line is choosing a place to live that provides the best quality of life for that family or individual. When considering whether to live in an urban or rural area, health and wellness is always a top concern. It is a medical fact that living in...

2014-09-23 08:32:03

The Colorado Rural Health Center explores why a strong statewide healthcare infrastructure must be inclusive of the unique needs in rural areas DENVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - recently announced the publication its 2014 edition of the "Snapshot of Rural Health in Colorado." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147758-INFO According...

2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-05-15 20:23:49

The Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank comprises over 100 health measures, allowing users big picture insight into large population health trends from all 47 rural and frontier counties in Colorado. DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) has launched the Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank, which enhances access to streamlined data sharing and collaboration for rural healthcare providers,...

2014-01-31 12:27:14

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, mayor, Saint Paul, Minn. released this statement calling on the U.S. Senate to advance the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 ("Farm Bill") (H.R. 2642): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NLCLOGO) "We applaud the House for moving beyond the partisan rancor and passing the "Farm Bill" this week; city officials know this bill is vitally...

2013-08-30 23:26:22

Colorado’s leading healthcare conference dedicated to engaging and informing rural healthcare stakeholders in state and national reform, innovative solutions and informational exhibits and networking (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC)— Colorado’s State Office of Rural Health, providing programs and services to rural hospitals and clinics—will host the Twenty Second Annual Rural Health Conference in Colorado Springs, CO on October 17-18, 2013. The...

2012-08-16 00:36:57

Policymakers could adjust entry criteria to produce doctors for undeserved areas Certain medical students may be more likely to stay in their own countries or work in rural areas of their own countries when they qualify as doctors, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. Given that many low income countries have insufficient doctors to meet their needs, particularly in rural areas, the authors suggest that policy makers could use this evidence to adjust entrance criteria for...


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