The RHIhub has updated the Topic Guide on Rural Schools and Health to include a new Frequently Asked Question on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in rural areas.

There are two new Rural Monitor articles:

  • HEROs in Rural Health: Q&A with Art Kaufman – Dr. Art Kaufman discusses the Health Extension Rural Offices (HEROs) model, how he is helping promote the use of community health workers, and his work with the University of New Mexico’s World Health Organization Collaborating Center.
  • Young Rural Healthcare Leaders – In addition to providing advice for those with potential interest in rural healthcare executive positions, four Critical Access Hospitals leaders – all under age 40 – share stories of innovation and impact on their organizations and communities.

RHIhub is hosting a webinar, Improving Access to Transportation in Rural Communities, with the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis to present the evidence-based toolkit on Rural Transportation. Scheduled for Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Central, this webinar will feature speakers from ITN America, HealthTran, and Community Asset Builders, LLC.

There are several new Models and Innovations featuring the great work being done in rural communities around the country:


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