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ONC and ORHP: Working to help rural health providers leverage health IT to improve quality and fuel economic development
Tom Morris | November 21, 2013
This is one in a series of blog posts to coincide with National Rural Health Day. To follow the conversation on Twitter, look for #RuralHealth.
Since the summer of 2010, ONC and HRSA’s Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) have teamed up in support of rural health and rural economic development, with a focus on helping rural providers and hospitals leverage technology to optimize their communities’ health systems. Our goal is simple but not easy: improve care quality across the spectrum of care for rural communities.
White House Rural Council’s Health IT Initiative Helps Community Colleges Tailor Programs to Workforce Needs
Tom Morris | June 27, 2012
With a major workforce transition underway in many rural hospitals and health clinics, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted a conference call with staff from nearly 80 rural community colleges recently to discuss federal resources available to expand training for health information technology workers.Read Full Post.