What are the benefits of partnership?
For the last two years the IA SORH has partnered with the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC) to implement the PfP (Partnership for Patients) program here. Involvement on the PfP advisory board and committees has helped ensure that rural hospitals are included and involved; IHC includes the SORH on their Board, in strategic planning and as a presenter at their annual conferences. In our partnership with Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, the IA SORH participates on the Board and two committees. This partnership has resulted in rural providers being included in a yearly agricultural medical training course that helps providers to better diagnosis, treat and identify ag-related health risks. Read more »