What available health IT resources are specific to rural communities?

There are several resources specific to rural health IT and electronic health record (EHR) implementation. You can use the following resources to learn more about health IT and EHR implementation in rural communities.

Toolkits and Technical Assistance

Funding Opportunities


  • The National Rural Health Association published the Telehealth Technical Assistance Manual [PDF - 1.66 MB] to assist in the planning of telehealth and telemedicine projects for rural community health centers.
  • The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Telehealth Module provides an overview of telehealth with an emphasis on its application in rural settings.
Content last reviewed on April 16, 2019
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