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Monday, August 3, 2020
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has advocated the release of coronavirus emergency funding intended to support physician training programs to strengthen and maintain a healthcare workforce in rural communities. Read More
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Rural Health Information Hub website has created a Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness section to provide up-to-date and critical resources for rural healthcare systems preparing for and responding to a COVID-19 surge. Read More
The Clinician On-Call Center is a 24-hour hotline with trained CDC clinicians standing by to answer COVID-19 questions from healthcare personnel on a wide range of topics, such as diagnostic challenges, clinical management, and infection prevention and control.
Published on Friday, July 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $1.27 million to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) to support the training of health workers to serve in rural and underserved communities.
Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2020
John Mitchell, M.D., could have retired by now. His work in family medicine -- his second career -- spans parts of five decades, but some of his most important work in the specialty is yet to come.
Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The Center for Optimizing Rural Health's (CORH's) application portal for the HRSA-funded Rural Hospital Assistance Program is open. The portal will remain open until July 31, 2020. CORH offers technical assistance to 30 rural hospitals each year to help address economic challenges, understand community needs and resources and find ways to ensure hospitals and communities can keep needed care locally.
Published on Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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