This year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health will be joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell during a full day of live events, broadcast via web, with the support and participation from public, private and non-profit stakeholders in rural health, including but not limited to:

  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
  • The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Office of Rural Health
  • The Rural Assistance Center, soon to be The Rural Health Information Hub
  • The National Rural Health Association
  • The National Cooperative of Health Networks
  • The National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network
  • The AgriSafe Network

11:30-12:00 PM EST Press Conference & Live Webcast: Introducing the Rural Health Information Hub

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Listen in as the Rural Assistance Center announces their launch as the Rural Health Information Hub. Speakers will discuss the reasons for the change and what it will mean for users.
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12:00-1:00 PM EST AgriSafe: Healthier is Here

Join AgriSafe staff to learn how to recognize and respond to emerging issues that impact the health and safety of farm families and access a live and OnDemand webinar training library to increase your professional competency.

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1:00-2:00 PM EST Live Webcast: Rural Health Delivery System Reform

Join our expert panel for a discussion of changes that are occurring in rural healthcare delivery, how rural facilities can ensure they're not left behind and what works in rural healthcare.

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2:15-3:15 PM EST Partners Best Practices: Advocacy, Networks, and Workforce

Talk with rural health association leaders and State Offices of Rural Health about partnerships and best practices in relations to Advocacy, Networks, and Workforce.

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4:00-4:30 PM EST Federal Investments and Collaboration Models

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell will make opening remarks in a discussion of federal investments in rural health and the federal, state and local collaborations initiated by the White House Rural Council.

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4:30-5:45 PM EST Collaborating to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Rural Veterans

Join leaders of the Veterans Administration and Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake, North Dakota to learn more about collaboration to serve rural veterans.

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