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NEBRASKA COLLABORATIVE RURAL HEALTH FUNDING SUMMIT
The NE Office of Rural Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Health Resources and Services Administration, and the US Department of Agriculture invites you to a Rural Health Summit.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Registration starts at 8am.)
Good Samaritan Hospital
10 E 31st Street, Kearney NE
AGENDA AT GLANCE:
*Rural Healthcare Landscape in Nebraska
Trends and changes in Nebraska’s healthcare system
Why invest in rural health and rural health IT in Nebraska?
How can we help? Anticipating the needs of Nebraska’s rural health care organizations
*Financing, Broadband, and Technical Assistance Available to Rural Health Care Providers
*All-Hands Problem-Solving Workshop
Discussion about rural health challenges (e.g., broadband speeds, costs of health IT, local access to expertise or technical assistance) and critical projects (e.g., expanding the types of telehealth services offered at a specific facility, building a new clinic) with the goal of linking attendees with programs that may be able to finance or assist their projects.
For more information, please contact Ann Larimer at (402) 471-2337 or at Ann.Larimer@Nebraska.gov.
When & Where
Nebraska State Office of Rural Health
The mission of the Nebraska Office of Rural Health is to define and promote the development of a health care system that assures the availability and accessibility of quality health care services to meet the needs of people living in rural Nebraska.
Programs and activities are designed to assist rural Nebraskans get high quality health care through: recruitment and retention, hospital maintenance, community planning, health care networks and cooperative ventures, identifying community leaders, developing leadership skills, and having an information clearinghouse.
The Office develops state rural health policy in consultation with the Rural Health Advisory Commission.