Category: Podcast

Episode 90: Rural Obstetrics

Rural obstetrics care is often hampered by a lack of providers, low reimbursement, and limited resources, often leading to closures of birthing centers and OB/GYN practices in rural communities.

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Minisode: Payment Reform: The Time is Now

After an illuminating conversation last week with Harold Miller, CEO Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, we talk this week about our thoughts and reactions to the interview.

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Minisode: 2023 Look Ahead

On this week’s minisode, JJ and Rachel talk about how rural health closed out 2022 and what they’re looking forward to in 2023 here on Rural Health Rising.

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Episode 85: Rural Health in Remote Areas

On today’s episode, hosts JJ and Rachel talk with Hunter Nostrant, CEO of Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry, Michigan, about operating a hospital in a geographically-isolated area in Michigan’s upper peninsula.

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Episode 84: Advocating for DSH Funding

On today’s episode, hosts JJ and Rachel talk with Bruce Caswell, former Michigan state senator, former Michigan state representative and former Hillsdale County commissioner, about the ways rural hospitals can engage with elected officials in their state and community.

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Episode 83: Telehealth and NRHA Advocacy Update

Telehealth was brought to the forefront of healthcare delivery models during the COVID-19 pandemic as patients were hesitant to leave their homes and the need for isolation and social distancing required more virtual care.

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