Targeted Technical Assistance for Rural Hospitals

Our Vision

A healthy, thriving rural America

Our Mission

To preserve access to equitable, sustainable, quality health care for rural communities.

About CORH

The Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) operates as a component of the Texas A&M Rural and Community Health Institute (ARCHI). The organization is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and works collaboratively with rural hospitals across the United States to provide technical assistance, training and educational opportunities, and consultative services.


Upcoming Events and Resources:

Webinars (open enrollment)
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
ECHO (CORH hospitals only)
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Recruitment & Retention Case Study
Thursday, August 17, 2023
Analyzing Outmigration
Courses (CORH hospitals only)

Rural hospitals are essential to the health and economic well-being of their communities and ensuring local access to essential health services is the foundation of our work.

Rural Hospital Closures Since 2010
Vulnerable Hospitals
Hospitals Assisted Remotely Each Year
Hospitals Assisted with Intensive On-Site Technical Assistance Each Year

Welcome from CORH’s Executive Director