5th Annual National Health Day: Celebrate the Power of Rural

11:30 AMto5:45 PM

November 19th, 2015 is the 5th Annual National Rural Health Day!
The Rural Assistance Center is pleased to partner with the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health for a series of live National Rural Health Day events that celebrate the power of rural.

11:30-12:00 PM EST
Press Conference & Live Webcast: Introducing the Rural Health Information Hub
Listen in as the Rural Assistance Center announces its transition to the Rural Health Information Hub. Speakers will discuss the reasons for the name change and what it will mean for users.    
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Other events for the day include:

12:00-1:00 PM EST
AgriSafe: Healthier is Here
Join AgriSafe staff to learn how to recognize and respond to emerging issues that impact the health and safety of farm families and access a live and OnDemand webinar training library to increase your professional competency.
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1:00-2:00 PM EST
Live Webcast: Rural Health Delivery System Reform
Join our expert panel for a discussion of changes that are occurring in rural healthcare delivery, how rural facilities can ensure they’re not left behind, and what works in rural healthcare.
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2:15-3:15 PM EST
Partners Best Practices: Advocacy, Networks, and Workforce
Talk with rural health association leaders and State Offices of Rural Health about partnerships and best practices related to advocacy, networks, and workforce.
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4:00-4:30 PM EST
Federal Investments and Collaboration Models
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell will make opening remarks in a discussion of federal investments in rural health and the federal, state and local collaborations initiated by the White House Rural Council.
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4:30-5:45 PM EST
Collaborating to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Rural Veterans
Join leaders of the Veterans Administration and Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake, North Dakota to learn more about collaboration to serve rural veterans.
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