HIT Key Informant Interviews

Rural health networks play a crucial role in improving health care and supporting the adoption of health information technology (HIT) in rural communities across the country. To better support rural health networks focused on supporting their members through their HIT adoption and implementation, the National Rural Health Resource Center conducted a series of key informant interviews with successful rural HIT networks across the country. To read about the networks, click on their logo below.
The TORCH Foundation is a nonprofit affiliate of the Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH). The organization was founded in 1999 for the purpose of creating a telecommunications infrastructure and network for rural hospitals in Texas. Over the years, the Foundation has evolved to meet the ever growing needs and challenges of its members. Today, their vision is to be a premier resource center for rural Texas hospitals and to serve as a leader and catalyst for improving quality healthcare delivery in rural communities.