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February 20, 2017

The March Issue of RWHC Eye On Health is now available and Includes: 

  • Rural Must Not Become Collateral Damage
  • Washington, DC, at 82 Feet Above Sea Level
  • U.S. Bi-Partisan Support for Rural Hospitals 
  • The Heroism of Incremental Care
  • The Importance of Place to Rural Health
  • Leadership Insights: “Change Challenges-I”
  • We Need Rural Health Leaders
  • 25th Annual $2,500 Monato Essay Prize
  • Upcoming RWHC Leadership Programs
  • Eye On Health Cartoons

Thanks for your ongoing interest in rural health!

February 10, 2017

25th ANNUAL $2,500 UW RURAL HEALTH PRIZE ­ June 1st Deadline

The Hermes Monato, Jr. Prize of $2,500 is awarded annually for the best rural health paper. It is open to all students of the University of Wisconsin (any campus) as well as those who have graduated since last June 1st.

Students are encouraged to write on a rural health topic for a regular class and then to submit a copy to the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative as an entry by June 1st.

Previous award winners as well as judging criteria and submission information are available at http://www.rwhc.com/Awards/AnnualMonatoEssay.aspx

January 27, 2017

A Dozen Plus Two Needed Federal Regulatory Relief Actions
The Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) has added two ideas to the original dozen regarding needed federal regulatory relief actions. We look forward to working with the incoming Trump Administration and the Congress to avoid negative consequences of urban-centric regulations and past decisions that limit the ability of rural providers to serve their communities.

January 18, 2017

"What Rural Health’s 'Early Days' Tell Us About Today," a commentary by Tim Size, Executive Director, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative.

January 7, 2017

AARP Video–“Disrupt Aging: “What is Old” 

January 6, 2017

Recently Discovered in the Archives: A Video View of RWHC in 1995.

December 21, 2016

The Richland Hospital Foundation in Richland Center Wisconsin just released a video that does a great job showing why rural hospitals are so valued by their communities; it is available at: https://app.frame.io/v/eYG1oEdQ

December 16, 2016

Congrats to Alyssa Emerson, winner of this year's RWHC Ugly Sweater Contest. A great showing of holiday spirit at the RWHC office this year from all the participants!

November 14, 2016

The November 2016 Issue of the Leadership Insights newsletter "Confidence" by Jo Anne Preston is now available.  Click to view newsletter

October 27, 2016

A perspective from Tim Size, Executive Director of RWHC, regarding the start of the rural health movement in the 1980s and 1990s. Click here for PDF of script.

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