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November 2017

CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series Webinar

November 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST

CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series Webinar On-line (via Webinar) As part of its ongoing efforts to address rural-specific issues, CDC presents Injury Prevention and Control in Rural America – Insights from the CDC MMWR Rural Health Series. This webinar will discuss key findings from the last three issues from its MMWR Rural Health Series. These three reports focused on injury prevention, specifically motor-vehicle safety, suicide, and drug overdose. In addition, the webinar will provide resources…

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Behavioral Health Twitter Chat

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat Co-moderated by ORO (Region 8) and FORHP On-line (via Twitter) What is National Rural Health Day? In 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) created National Rural Health Day (NRHD) as a way to applaud the ongoing efforts, contributions, and collaborations occurring in rural communities to address unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services. In the past six years, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has planned, hosted,…

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National Rural Health Day Welcome & Opening Remarks

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

Welcoming Remarks – 9:00 a.m. EST Tom Morris, MPA, Associate Administrator (FORHP) In-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast Opening Remarks – 9:05 a.m. EST Dr. George Sigounas, M.S., PhD, Administrator (HRSA) In-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast Project ECHO Overview Nancy De Lew, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation In-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast Nancy De Lew will introduce the Project ECHO model and its utilization across HHS Agencies…

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NRHD | Project ECHO Model [HRSA]

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Project ECHO Model [HRSA] In-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast Project ECHO Panel Discussion with Q&A HRSA staff will present on the opportunities and benefits gained from implementing the ECHO model with respect to improving service delivery and access to care across a variety of programs. These panel participants will feature: Luis Padilla, MD, FAAFP, Associate Administrator for Workforce (BHW) William England, PhD, JD, Director, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (FORHP) CDR Nadra Tyus, DrPH, MPH, Team Lead,…

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Rural Social Determinants of Health Twitter Chat

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Rural Social Determinants of Health Twitter Chat Partnering with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), and the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), NOSORH will be hosting a Twitter Chat on the Social Determinants of Health in rural America. Topic: Rural Social Determinants of Health Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET Online: via (Twitter) Questions: Rural is a diverse term – how do you describe the rural…

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NOSORH Remarks on NRHD

November 16 @ 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm EST

NOSORH Remarks on NRHD Teryl Eisinger, M.A., Executive Director, NOSORH Karen Madden, Director, New York State Office of Rural HealthIn-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast Teryl Eisinger and Karen Madden will reflect on the meaning of NRHD, discuss the role of the State Offices of Rural Health, and spotlight the Power of Rural website, which features Community Stars, a NOSORH initiative to honor and highlight the stories and contributions of rural health leaders and organizations across the country. What…

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Panel – Federal Efforts towards Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Panel – Federal Efforts towards Addressing the Opioid Epidemic In-person and via Webcast Link for Webcast  HHS partners will discuss ongoing efforts to reduce the impact of opioid abuse as it relates to rural communities. Panel participants will include Richard Ricciardi, PhD, NP, FAANP, FAAN, Director, Division of Practice Improvement (AHRQ) Beverly Cotton, DNP, Director, Division of Behavioral Health (IHS) Onaje Salim, PhD, Director, Division of State and Community Assistance (SAMSHA) What is National Rural Health Day? In 2010, the…

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Antibiotic Stewardship Webinar

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Antibiotic Stewardship Webinar Presented by FORHP & CDC On-line (via Webinar) CDC, in partnership with FORHP, presents Be Antibiotic Aware: Antibiotic Stewardship for Critical Access Hospitals. Among other things, this webinar will reveal new materials and resources for providers and patients as well as walk the listener through a new comprehensive toolkit featuring activities and resources to promote the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week. For more information about the webinar, and to register, click here. What is National Rural Health Day?…

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CMS Rural Open Door Forum

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

CMS Rural Open Door Forum Presented by Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Carol Blackford, Director, Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group The Center for Medicare, at CMS, will provide an opportunity for live dialogue between CMS and the stakeholder community at large. All stakeholders who interact with CMS or work with consumers who rely on services that CMS provides will gain important information through this session. CMS will share current information about new initiatives and policies related to Medicare,…

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WEBSIGHT | Educating: How to Help Policy Leaders Understand the Impact of Rural Health

November 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Join us on National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 16, 2017, for Three 30 minute “WebSights” – @NOSORH web sessions are designed to give you great insight in to the issues that are important in our real rural world! 2:30-3:00pm ET – How to Help Policy Leaders Understand the Impact of Rural Health Featuring: Andrew Coats, Hall Render Killian Heath and Lyman and Maggie Elehwany JD, Vice President of Government Affairs, National Rural Health Association REGISTER NOW CLICK HERE

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WEBSIGHT | Innovating: The Five Characteristics Common to Thriving Rural Health Networks

November 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST

Join us on National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 16, 2017, for Three 30 minute “WebSights” – @NOSORH web sessions are designed to give you great insight in to the issues that are important in our real rural world!   3:30-4:00pm ET – The Five Characteristics Common to Thriving Rural Health Networks Featuring: Kap Wilkes, Director of Program Development, National Rural Health Resource Center REGISTER NOW CLICK HERE

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WEBSIGHT | Collaborating: Project C.L.E.A.N. | (Community Leaders Eliminating the Abuse of Narcotics) A Model for Physician Partnerships and Community Collaboration

November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST

Join us on National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 16, 2017, for Three 30 minute “WebSights” – @NOSORH web sessions are designed to give you great insight in to the issues that are important in our real rural world! 4:30-5:00pm ET – Project C.L.E.A.N. | (Community Leaders Eliminating the Abuse of Narcotics) A Model for Physician Partnerships and Community Collaboration Featuring: Emily Dilley, Director of Marketing, Columbus Community Hospital REGISTER NOW CLICK HERE

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