Human Services

Most recent Digital Exchange Webinar “Integrating Community Health, Arts and Culture”  –  Wed., June 28th @ 12:00PM EST

Most recent Digital Exchange Webinar “Integrating Community Health, Arts and Culture” – Wed., June 28th @ 12:00PM EST

Across the country, new health systems approaches are leveraging multi-sector programs and policies to foster a culture of health in rural communities. Webinar participants will learn from Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and national models that prioritize community needs and resources through engagement with numerous partners to expand access and improve…

National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services Social Determinants of Health Webinar

National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services Social Determinants of Health Webinar

The HHS National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS) presented a webinar on March 14 to highlight their findings on social determinants of health from the most recent committee meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  RUPRI Human Service Panel member and NACRHHS Committee member, Kathleen Belanger, participated in…

RHIHub Hosts Webinar on CDC Series on Rural Mortality and Preventable Deaths

RHIHub Hosts Webinar on CDC Series on Rural Mortality and Preventable Deaths

A recent CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. In 2014, many deaths among rural Americans were potentially preventable, including 25,000 from heart disease, 19,000 from cancer, 12,000 from unintentional injuries, 11,000 from chronic lower respiratory…

“We’re pleased that longtime friend and colleague Tom Morris has received a very well deserved honor from HHS.”   Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Associate Administrator, Tom Morris, receives distinguished Presidential Rank Award from Department of Health and Human Services.

“We’re pleased that longtime friend and colleague Tom Morris has received a very well deserved honor from HHS.” Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Associate Administrator, Tom Morris, receives distinguished Presidential Rank Award from Department of Health and Human Services.

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Associate Administrator, Tom Morris, receives distinguished Presidential Rank Award from Department of Health and Human Services. Tom Morris, who has directed the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy in the Department of Health and Human Services since 2008, received the 2015 Meritorious Executive President…