Rural Health Announcements
Performance Excellence Awards for Critical Access Hospitals (MO Hospital awarded)
June 19, 2019
Recently, the National Rural Health Association announced its slate of 2019 Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, selecting overall “Top 20 Winners” and “Top 20 Best Practice Recipients” in the areas of Quality and Patient Satisfaction.
Please join us in congratulating Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, MO for being honored as one of the recipients of the “2019 Top 20 Best Practice Recipient for Excellence in Quality” award.
The awards breakfast honoring all Top 20 CAH personnel will be held within NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference, September 18-20, 2019, in Kansas City.
The press release and all related materials, including a criteria sheet, may be found here.
National State Office of Rural Health Program Celebrates 25 Years
Federally funded since 1991, the State Offices of Rural Health grant program is celebrating its 25th Anniversary year. The State Offices of Rural Health program is a federal-state partnership that helps rural communities build their health care services through collaborations and initiatives with a wide range of partners across the state. The State Offices are charged with being a source of coordination, technical assistance, and networking; partnership development; and assisting in the recruitment and retention of health care providers. There are 50 State Offices of Rural Health in the nation, one in every state.
Click here for a video celebrating the State Office of Rural Health Program!