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National Rural Health Day 2016

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) celebrates rural health day. FORHP funds more than 400 grantees and impacts the lives of about 400,000 rural residents.

November 17, 2016

Each year on the third Thursday of November, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy joins its partner, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), to celebrate rural communities and bring to light the unique healthcare challenges they face.

Last year, NOSORH hosted a series of web sessions with valuable insights and data about the current state of rural health. View recorded NOSORH webinars and slides. Exit Disclaimer

Telehealth Demonstration Webcast

During a live webcast demonstration of telehealth capabilities in rural South Dakota, former HHS Acting Deputy Secretary Dr. Mary Wakefield spoke about how this technology will bring greater access to health care for 19 Great Plains Area service units in the IHS.

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Date Last Reviewed:  October 2017

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