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IRHA Senior Director Receives Public Health Service Award

Posted By: IRHA | Monday, September 21, 2020

IRHA Senior Director, Tina Elliott, was awarded the Public Health Service Award.


Indiana Rural Hospital Association Partners With Access Physicians for Multispecialty Inpatient Telemedicine

Posted By: Indiana Rural Health Association | Monday, August 31, 2020

The Indiana Rural Health Association is excited to announce a new Business Partner Network member. 


Governor Holcomb Delivers Message at IRHA Leadership & Quality Event

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Governor Holcomb made an appearance virtually at the IRHA Leadership and Quality event this week to present a special award. 


Indiana hospitals seek federal loan extension

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

As the public health emergency continues, Indiana hospitals are hopeful they will have more time to pay off federal loans such as the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program, also known as MAAPP. The repayment due date is August 1 unless it is extended by Congress.

“We are anxious to hear within the next couple of days,” said Cara Veale, the CEO of the Indiana Rural Health Association. “I’m hopeful that the terms of the program have been modified.”


IRHA names new CEO following major search, experienced rural professional Cara Veale to succeed Don Kelso

Posted By: IRHA | Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Daviess Community Hospital senior administrator selected following extensive search and review of more than 50 candidates.


LAST MINUTE MUSINGS: Unsure about visiting the hospital? Consider the alternatives

Friday, May 8, 2020

I’ll admit it: When I got a call early last week requesting my presence at Putnam County Hospital on Wednesday, I had mixed feelings about it. Why would any sane person walk into a hospital when there’s still you-know-what to worry about? But common sense got the better of me.