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 Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)global, non-profit, member-driven organization offering healthcare stakeholders a trusted community and forum for coordinating, collaborating and sharing vital physical and cyber threat intelligence and best practices with each other

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

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse - Nat'l Drug Control Policy & USDA (Oct. 2018)

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

Rural Philanthropy Toolkit  - Rural Health Information Hub, developed in collaboration with the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, is designed to help rural organizations create and maintain partnerships with philanthropies. The toolkit provides steps and resources for connecting with philanthropic organizations and examples of emerging strategies in rural communities. 

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions - promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral health or primary care provider settings

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Telebehavioral Health Training and Technical Assistance Series - provides you with the tools and resources necessary to identify and implement a telebehavioral health program.

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