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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...

2014-09-15 23:11:21

American Sentinel University has been named an approved education affiliate for the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) and will provide NRHA’s more than 20,000 members with access to the university’s degree and certificate programs in nursing, informatics, management and technology. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s online degree programs at http://www.americansentinel.edu/ AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 American Sentinel University, an accredited...

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...

2014-07-31 23:13:32

ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The partnership exemplifies the commitment by ProtonPACS to understanding the needs of rural health providers nationwide. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), company officials announced today. The partnership exemplifies the commitment by...

2014-07-16 23:10:01

The University of Kansas Hospital received a $12.5 million Health Care Innovation Grant to work with Hays Medical Center, 10 critical access hospitals, and rural providers throughout western Kansas. PYA is honored to partner with these providers to design an innovative care delivery model focused on improving heart health and stroke survival in Kansas. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PYA, a national healthcare consulting and assurance firm, congratulates The University of Kansas...

2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

2014-06-18 08:28:49

The Colorado Rural Health Center is proud to welcome Aspen Valley Hospital District as the newest rural health facility member and this month's featured member DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) this month became the newest member of the Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC). Each month, CRHC recognizes one of its members whose work supports CRHC's vision that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care....

2014-06-10 16:27:49

MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Credit organizations serving rural communities in Minnesota have joined to contribute $40,000 to a "telemedicine" initiative in the western part of the state. AgStar Financial Services, AgriBank, CoBank and United FCS made the contribution to Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, in Minneapolis. The grant will enable cardiologists at Abbott Northwestern to remotely treat patients at the RC Hospital in rural Olivia, Minn.,...

2014-05-28 23:16:51

ONE-Enterprise Edition from RazorInsights will provide Kimball Health Services with a comprehensive cloud-based EHR solution that is truly integrated providing coordinated care throughout the continuum Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 RazorInsights today announces that its ONE-Enterprise Edition will be implemented at Kimball Health Services in Kimball, Nebraska. ONE-Enterprise Edition will provide Kimball with a truly integrated clinical and financial management system, as well as a...


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