Rural Economic Development
Sustainable economic development is the pathway to the future we want for all rural communities. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance. In order to support a community to strive for all of these a healthy diverse workforce is important.
Understanding how to achieve these takes time, patience and collective engagement. WhiteBark helps communities see opportunities and seize collaboration.
Don Kelso, MBA, ACHE
812-478-3919, ext. 224
IRHA secures $4.5 million grant to combat high rate of infant mortality in four counties in southern Indiana
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). ...[ more ]
Deaconess Illinois, a Critical Access Hospital, seeking a CFO ...[ more ]
Recruitment Needs at King's Daughters' Health ...[ more ]