Promising Practices

Promising Practice: Montana’s Rural Health Initiative Promotes Healthy Lifestyles and Communities

i Apr 28th No Comments by
By: Beth Blevins A farmers market, a community garden, chemo care kits—these projects and others were started with the help of Mini Grants from the
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Promising Practice: Virginia SORH Taking Aim at Opioid Overdose

i Apr 3rd No Comments by
by Beth Blevins Through lay rescuer training and the distribution of lifesaving kits, Virginia is taking aim at opioid overdoses in the state. Now it
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Promising Practice: GA SORH Looks at the Feasibility of EMS Regionalization in the State

i Mar 1st No Comments by
by Beth Blevins A study commissioned by the Georgia State Office of Rural Health is looking at the feasibility of regionalizing 911 emergency services
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Michigan Center for Rural Health Helps Rural ACOs Get Off the Ground

i Jan 31st No Comments by
By: Beth Blevins The goal of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) is to reduce costs while improving patient care. The Michigan Center for Rural Health
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Promising Practice: Screening Program in Connecticut Works to Stem Drug Abuse and Misuse

i Dec 1st No Comments by
by Beth Blevins Like many other states, Connecticut is facing a drug crisis. The number of drug overdoses in the state nearly doubled between 2014 and
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Promising Practice: Oregon Office of Rural Health Conducts Statewide Listening Tours with Rural Facilities

i Oct 31st No Comments by
The Oregon Office of Rural Health (OORH) has learned that the simple act of listening can be a powerful tool for change. With Listening Tours conducted
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Promising Practice: Pennsylvania SORH Coordinates Unique Agricultural Worker Safety Program

i Sep 30th No Comments by
By: Beth Blevins For the last 12 years, Jim Harvey has been “poking along the back roads” of Pennsylvania, visiting agricultural producers across
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Promising Practice: Wyoming Telehealth Network

i Jun 1st No Comments by
In July 2015, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Office of Rural Health (ORH), through the Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN), began offering telehealth
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Promising Practice: Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Program

i May 2nd No Comments by
The Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Program, supported by the Center for Rural Health (CRH) and the North
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Nevada SORH Uses Public Health Column to Bring Attention to Important Rural Health Issues

i Aug 6th No Comments by
Frustrated with the lack of media coverage on public health issues, John Packham of the Nevada SORH approached the local Nevada Gazette to establish a
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