Resources and Informational Links 

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) - Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration having department-wide responsibility for analyzing the possible effects of policy on the 57 million residents of rural communities and provides grant funding at the state and local levels to improve access, quality and financing for rural health care

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Policy Updates - Read recent updates published by FORHP

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology. HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Rural Health Funding Opportunities

National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) - Dedicated exclusively to improving the delivery of quality, cost-effective health care in rural underserved areas through the Rural Health Clinics Program

National Center for Rural Health Works (NCRHW)  Economic impact tools, surveys and needs assessment for public usage

National Rural Health Association (NRHA) -Dedicated to improving the access, quality and equity in rural healthcare for rural Americans

National Rural Health Resourece Center - Nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities

Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) - Provides access to information, resources, and opportunities to support healthcare and population health in rural communities

Rural Health Research Gateway -  provides easy and timely access to research conducted by the Rural Health Research Centers

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation

3RNet - National nonprofit network of members committed to matching healthcare professionals with rural and underserved jobs