Keyword: National Rural Health Association
With digital health investment at an all-time high and consolidation changing the shape of the industry, rural communities are at risk of being left behind.
Changes in the fiscal landscape of rural healthcare has reshaped how women in those communities give birth.
The DEA will allow midlevel practitioners to prescribe and dispense buprenorphine, an opioid addiction treatment.
Federal budget cuts might force many hospitals, particularly those that serve rural communities, to scale back services or close.
Hospitals in six states will see cuts to their drug discount payments of at least $50 million under CMS' changes to the 340B program.
A third of rural hospitals are at risk for closure, and those closures have a ripple effect on rural communities.
The Senate’s healthcare bill could spell doom for some cash-strapped rural hospitals, many of which are already vulnerable to closure.
UVA Health System is using telehealth in the ambulance to reduce the time it takes to get stroke victims necessary treatment.
Arguing that the needs of rural healthcare facilities vary, two health IT organizations are calling for more flexibility within broadband regulations.
More than 36 million people live in counties where high rates of chronic disease are exacerbated by low rates of broadband connectivity.