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Spotlight on RUPRI Leader Mario Gutierrez

Mario Gutierrez is the Executive Director of the Center for Connected Health Policy based in California and the Chair of the RUPRI Human Services Panel. The Center for Connected Health Policy is a nonprofit organization working to advance the use of telehealth technologies to improve health outcomes, care delivery, and reduce health care costs through improvements in public policy. Mr. Gutierrez is widely recognized as one of the nation’s foremost experts in telehealth health policy.

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The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. RUPRI’s aim is to spur public dialogue and help policymakers understand the rural impacts of public policies and programs.

Our work helps to promote innovative, collaborative, and systems-based approaches to rural issues that engage decision-makers and rural people at local, regional, state, national, and international levels.

Check out the latest news and events, RUPRI people, and latest policy initiatives. Find out where RUPRI people are going to be speaking and working, the latest products of our many areas of work, and news in the industry that effects policy makers and rural America.