September 8, 2014
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce that the FY15 Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program funding opportunity announcement (announcement number: HRSA-15-039) is now available. To access the application package and learn more about the funding opportunity announcement, please click on: http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264030 (look under ‘application package’ tab)
September 5, 2014
Hot Off the Presses
1. The “ORHP, ACA, and You” Office Hours webinar series officially kicked off last week with a presentation featuring ORHP staff member Linda Kwon speaking about the lessons learned from the FY 13 Outreach Program ACA Outreach and Enrollment supplemental funding grantees. The next Office Hours webinar will be held September 10 from 3-4 pm Eastern Time, with Donna Cohen Ross, Director of Enrollment Initiatives at CMS speaking about ongoing outreach and enrollment strategies in Medicaid and CHIP. Information about call logistics and webinar log-in will be sent out shortly to the ORHP ACA questions listserv. To join the listserv, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Subscribe.”
September 2, 2014
The Missouri Oral Health Program’s first comprehensive burden report, Oral Health in Missouri – 2014 is now available at http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/oralhealthsurv.php. This report compiles information from many different data sources to create an overview of Missouri’s oral health status in general and within certain populations specifically. If you have any questions, please contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services at email@example.com.
August 25, 2014
7th Annual Missouri Rural Health Conference, Wednesday November 19, 2014
Registration opens September 15th.
August 18, 2014
Hot Off the Presses
1. On Friday, September 19th, 2014 from 2-3 PM ET, Mark Holmes, PhD and George H. Pink, PhD from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Center will host a webinar entitled “Change in Profitability and Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement.” Information and registration for the webinar is available at: http://www.ruralhealthresearch.org/webinars/critical-access-hospitals. The webinar will focus on the financial distress of Critical Access Hospitals, and will present summaries of three recent reports:
August 11, 2014
Please join us for a free, evidence-based, 3-hour training for healthcare providers (nurses, physicians, social workers) on how to screen patients for intimate partner violence, respond helpfully, and connect them with resources. Students are welcome and so are domestic violence advocates! The same training is being offered on two separate evenings in Columbia; participants can choose whichever date works for them (8/28/14 or 9/8/14). Dinner provided; CEUS/CMEs available. This training has been funded by the Verizon Foundation.
More info/registration forms: http://missourihcadv.wordpress.com/.