Thoughts from CORH

Navigating The Rural Healthcare Road During The Pandemic And Into The Future By Dr. Nancy Dickey Rural healthcare professionals have risen to the occasion during the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges they face during this uncertain time coupled with continuing technological advancements in healthcare will undoubtedly change things—most likely for the better. At the beginning of [...]
Healthcare Cyber Threats By Dr. Peter Yu In recent years, the healthcare industry has consistently been the primary target for cyberattacks and cybercriminals. According to recent reports, data breaches cost the industry approximately $5.6 billion every year, and almost 90% of healthcare organizations had experienced a data breach (mostly ransomware attacks) in the past few [...]
Community Star On National Rural Health Day, we recognize all of the organizations and leaders working to improve the health and lives of rural communities. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health uplifts leaders through its annual Community Stars program. CORH is pleased to celebrate Community Star David Weems, CEO of George E. [...]
Focusing the Lens: Understanding the Rural Hospital Landscape Contributing authors:  Bolin, JN., Bruining, H., Hutchison, L. The Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH)’s primary purpose is to provide an extensive range of technical assistance services that help rural hospitals adjust and respond to the challenges associated with providing health care in rural areas. Over the [...]

Health care and access to needed medical care are just a few of the many challenges of the last several months as the United States continues to struggle with the COVID-19pandemic.