The Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities.


The Center's staff.

The Center’s team is comprised of dedicated, talented professionals who strive for ongoing excellence. Connect with The Center’s knowledgeable staff to learn more about improving rural health.

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The Center's board.

The Center’s board represents national rural health leaders who are proven experts in the field.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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At The Center, diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism are central to our mission and to our impact.

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Our Work

As the nation's leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas:

  • Transition to Value and Population Health
  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Health Information Technology
  • Workforce

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The National Rural Health Resource Center provides technical assistance, information, tools and resources for the improvement of rural health care. It serves as a national rural health knowledge center and strives to build state and local capacity.


  • Awareness
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Impact


The National Rural Health Resource Center's reputation is built on a lasting commitment to rural health. The Center continues to adapt to the evolving needs at the local, state and national level.

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Our Impact

The Center measures the economic value and community benefits attributed to our federally funded
technical assistance.

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Since 1985, The Center has worked closely with thousands of clinics, hospitals, health care professionals, rural health networks and associations in all 50 states.

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