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Indiana rural areas “hit hard” by surging coronavirus, residents need to step up prevention, safety efforts, says IRHA CEO

Posted By: Indiana Rural Health Association | Monday, November 30, 2020

Rural hospital CEOs in Indiana worry that upcoming holiday season poses additional risks of new cases, especially in rural areas where many residents often don’t take adequate protective measures.


Sullivan County Community Hospital Receives Shared Savings from CMS

Posted By: Sullivan County Community Hospital | Monday, November 30, 2020
Contact Leslie Lentz Telephone 812-268-4311, ext. 2362 Cell 812-240-1569 Email Leslie.Lentz@schosp.com Website www.schosp.com (Sullivan, IN): November 25, 2020: As a participant in the Caravan Collaborative Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in 2019, Sullivan County Community Hospital has received $244,000 in shared savings from the Centers for Medicare

IRHA presents three awards at the 2020 Virtual Fall Conference

Posted By: Heidi Malone | Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The Indiana Rural Health Association presented three awards during the 2020 IRHA Virtual Fall Conference! Congratulations to the honorees! Public Service Award: Dr. Kristina Box This award recognizes an outstanding individual, organization, company, governmental unit or other entity that has contributed to the public good and is a trustee of the

Dana Stidham receives NARHC's highest honor

Posted By: Heidi Malone | Wednesday, November 18, 2020
We want to congratulate Dana Stidham on receiving the National Association of Rural Health Clinics’ Highest Honor; the Ron Nelson Award. Dana has worked at the IRHA for 14 years, mainly focused on guiding and supporting rural health clinics across the state. Her commitment and dedication is truly appreciated, and we couldn’t think of a more

Sullivan County Community Hospital Nurse Wins National Award

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Contact : Leslie Lentz Telephone: 812-268-4311, ext. 2362 Cell: 812-240-1569 Email: Leslie.@schosp.com Website: www.schosp.com (Sullivan, IN): November 5, 2020: Ashley Kilpatrick, RN, Sullivan County Community Hospital’s Director of Care Coordination, was named a 2020 Population Health Pioneer Award winner as the Population Health Nurse of the

2020 Indiana State Office or Rural Health CAH Awards

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
The Indiana State Department of Health, State Office of Rural Health, aspires to honor the Indiana Critical Access Hospitals for their performance and acknowledge the best of the best! In that regard, the CAH Award program was developed to stimulate quality improvement efforts and acknowledge distinguished members in the Indiana CAH community. The State