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ISDH News Release from Governor Holcomb

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | July 15, 2019

Governor takes aim at reducing Indiana's smoking rate.

CFO, Ferrell Hospital

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | June 12, 2019

Eldorado, Illinois

Memorial Hospital Receives Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | June 5, 2019

One of 5 recipients of this prestigious national award!

Virtual Telehealth Librarians

June 3, 2019

Virtual Telehealth Librarians: A Closer Look at a Regional Telehealth Resource Center’s Technical Assistance

The Power of Three

June 3, 2019

The Power of Three: Rural Schools, Healthcare Providers, and a Rural Health Association Collaborate to Expand Primary Care Access Using School-Based Telehealth

IRHA secures $4.5 million grant to combat high rate of infant mortality in four counties in southern Indiana

IRHA secures $4.5 million grant to combat high rate of infant mortality in four counties in southern Indiana

April 29, 2019

LINTON, Indiana – Battling a local infant mortality rate (IMR) that exceeds the national average by some 150 percent, medical professionals, hospitals, clinics and trained facilitators in Daviess, Dubois, Greene and Martin counties will now “collaborate closely together” to aggressively reduce the local IMR rate and increase overall infant and family health, according to Don Kelso, executive director of the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA).

CFO Opening, Critical Access Hospital, Southern Illinois

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | April 12, 2019

Deaconess Illinois, a Critical Access Hospital, seeking a CFO

Job Postings at King's Daughters' Health in Madison, Indiana

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | February 25, 2019

Recruitment Needs at King's Daughters' Health

March of Dimes Awards Grant to the Indiana Rural Health Association

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | November 21, 2018

Joining in the Fight for the Health of All Moms and Babies in Rural Central Southwest Indiana Communities

IRHA, InROC Receives Funding to Explore Expansion of Opioid Treatment and Prevention Programs

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | November 2, 2018

New planning effort expected to map out how IRHA can grow critical treatment support to 11 counties with high rates of overdose crises in rural Indiana

Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship Program

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | September 13, 2018

Cohort 1 - 2019

Innovative Rural School-Based Telehealth Clinic Formally Opens at South Ripley Elementary School in Versailles

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | August 1, 2018

The Indiana Rural Schools Clinic Network (IRSCN) Expands Rural Telehealth Program in Southeast Indiana

High-impact regional opioid symposiums on deck for rural Indiana

June 13, 2018

Indiana Rural Health Association, AgrIInstitute to host regional meetings to help combat, find solutions for continuing addiction emergency.

Health Officials Offer Free Help to Quit Smoking

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | May 1, 2018

Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Promotion begins May 1 and will end when supplies run out.

Oral Health Program Director - IPHCA

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | April 18, 2018

IPHCA in Need of an Oral Health Program Director

IRHA Receives Funds for Telemedicine

Posted by: Becky Sanders  | November 3, 2017

Indiana Rural Health Association Receives Funds for Telemedicine

IRHA/InSRHN/MGMA Partnership Program

Posted by: Phil Ellis  | October 30, 2017

Details available on IRHA's/InSRHN's partnership with MGMA for Practice Management support, education, and resources.

Fayette Regional Awarded Grant from Indiana State Department of Health

Posted by: Steve Krider  | August 22, 2017

Funding Provided Through the Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program – Part B

IRHA Director of Operations Named National NRHA Fellow

Posted by: Tina Elliot  | December 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – Rebecca D. Sanders, Director of Operations for the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA), has been named as a national 2017 NRHA Fellow, joining an “elite group of rural healthcare professionals,” according to Don Kelso, IRHA Executive Director.

Southern Indiana School Districts Testing Long-Distance Digital Doctor Visits

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | November 28, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- In Crothersville, Ind., every kid in town goes to the same school: 450 students a day, every day -- Kindergarten through 12th grade -- and when one of them gets sick, care falls on the school secretary, Angie Keasler.

School Telehealth Clinic Program Expanding

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | October 20, 2016

Indianapolis - Nearly two months after launching a pilot program in Elwood, the Linton-based Indiana Rural Health Association is expanding its school-based telehealth clinic program to southern Indiana.

Elwood Home to First School-Based Telehealth Clinic

October 1, 2016

The Elwood Community School Corporation will be home to a first of its kind program designed to boost the quality and availability of healthcare in rural Indiana schools.

Olivet Nazarene University Partners with IRHA and Its Members

Posted by: Tina Elliot  | July 11, 2016

Olivet Nazarene University offers online and hybrid business programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With several degree options that begin regularly throughout the year, Olivet has programs designed to meet your needs.

Bipartisan House Act 1263 Advances Telemedicine in Indiana, Addresses Issue of Remote Prescribing

Posted by: Tina Elliot  | July 5, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, IN –Characterized as a “new chapter in healthcare delivery” by medical professionals, Indiana’s new telemedicine statutes go into effect on July 1 (House Act No. 1263) These new statutes create standardized telemedicine practice standards and remote prescribing rules.

IRHA Director of Operations Participates in White House Rural Council Meeting for Improving Telehealth Access for Rural America

Posted by: Tina Elliot  | April 13, 2016

White House Rural Council working to improve access to services, improve outcomes and enhance quality healthcare delivery to U.S. rural population through telehealth.

IRHA's Don Kelso Named to Governor's Health Workforce Council

Posted by: Tina Elliot  | March 17, 2016

TERRE HAUTE – A healthy Indiana represents a productive Indiana with a high quality of life, and a new Health Workforce Council appointed by Governor Mike Pence is focused on achieving that.

Transforming Indiana Healthcare with HIP 2.0

Posted by: Don Kelso  | January 28, 2016

Not that long ago, virtually every indicator for quality healthcare for many rural Hoosiers was headed down in the wrong direction. Thousands of needy families in rural areas and small towns suffered through illness and injury until things got so bad that they would rush to the emergency room.

Job Opportunities

Posted by: Tina Elliott  | January 12, 2016

One new opening posted March 26, 2018

HIP Link Press Release

January 12, 2016

The new HIP Employer Benefit Link program, otherwise known as "HIP Link," is part of Indiana’s nationally recognized Healthy Indiana Plan model, or HIP 2.0.

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