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HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration
Official Health Resources and Services Administration Web site of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
HRSA ORHP – Office of Rural Health Policy
The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) promotes better health care service in rural America.
HRSA Electronic Handbook for Applicants/Grantees
HRSA Applicant/Grantee Electronic Handbook (EHB) provides all potential and existing grantees a means to conduct various activities electronically.
GHPC – Georgia Health Policy Center
Georgia Health Policy Center provides evidence-based research, program development and policy guidance locally, statewide and nationally to improve health status at the community level.
NCHN – National Cooperative of Health Networks Association
NCHN is the only national level professional membership organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening health networks, alliances, and consortiums through collaboration, networking, leadership development and education. NCHN has network members in 33 states and has been serving health networks since 1995.
NRHA – National Rural Health Association
The NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 18,000 members. The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues. The NRHA membership is made up of a diverse collection of individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.
Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.
GIH – Grantmakers In Health
Grantmakers In Health (GIH) is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. Its mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others, and to help strengthen the grantmaking community’s knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.
ACHI – Association for Community Health Improvement
The Association for Community Health Improvement is the premier national association for community health, healthy communities, and community benefit professionals.
CDC Guide to Community Preventive Services
The “Community Guide” is a resource for evidence and recommendations on a wide range of interventions to improve public health.
Center for Health Care Strategies ROI Calculator
This online tool allows users to make customized return on investment calculations for a variety of chronic disease-related programs.
RAC – Rural Assistance Center Online
Providing communities across the USA with coordinated access to health-related programs, funding and research.
Rural Policy Research Institute Interactive Map Room
The Rural Policy Research Institute has online mapping software that allows users to make customized layered maps that include geographic and political boundaries, administrative boundaries, locations of health care providers, and medically-under served areas and health provider service areas.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology (ONC) has funded 62 Regional Extension Centers (RECs) to help primary care providers adopt and use electronic health records (EHRs). REC services include outreach and education, EHR support (such as working with vendors, or helping providers choose a certified EHR system), and technical assistance in implementing health IT and using it in a meaningful way to improve care.
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs)
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy. Nationally, there are a total of 14 TRCs which include 12 Regional Centers, all with different strengths and regional expertise, and 2 National Centers which focus on areas of technology assessment and telehealth policy.
Maine Rural Health Research Center
The Center’s portfolio of rural health services research addresses critical, policy relevant issues in health care access and financing, rural hospitals, primary care and behavioral health. The Center’s core funding from the federal Office of Rural Health Policy is targeted to behavioral health.
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center works to identify rural health problems through policy-relevant analyses, geographic and graphical presentation of data, and information dissemination. The Center’s work primarily focuses on Federal insurance programs (Medicare and Medicaid) and their effect on rural populations and providers.
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
The South Carolina Rural Health Research Center works to shed light on the persistent inequities in health status within the population of the rural U.S., with an emphasis on inequities stemming from socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and access to healthcare services.
Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center
The Center is a partnership of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center and the University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health. The centers combine expertise to undertake national projects focusing on quality of rural health care and other rural health issues.
West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
The West Virginia Rural Health Research Center conducts policy-relevant research on environmental health in rural populations, with an emphasis on the health impacts of human-made environmental risks, and on health care that is responsive to local environmental issues. The Center also pursues topics related to social and economic health disparities.
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
The Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho (WWAMI) Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) focuses on training and supply of rural health care providers, availability and quality of care for rural women and children, and access to high-quality care for vulnerable and minority rural populations. Based in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.