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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Episode 82: Partnerships for High-Tech Imaging

As rural hospitals work to serve their patients locally, accessing state-of-the-art, cutting-edge or advanced imaging technologies can be a barrier, meaning patients either leave town for care or don’t get care at all. So, how do rural hospitals expand their offerings to give patients the care they need at home?

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