RHI Receives Contract to Provide TA to Network Grantees Nationwide

October 2014
Rural Health Innovations (RHI)

Rural Health Innovations (RHI), established in 2005 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center), was awarded a five-year contract with The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA), Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) to provide technical assistance for 140 networks in the Network Development, Network Planning, Rural Health Information Technology Workforce and Rural Health Allied Workforce programs.

The grantees served under this contract focus on improving health care infrastructure in their communities through the development of integrated networks. The emphasis is on improving health service delivery, collaboration, expanding access to and improving quality of services in rural communities. RHI will provide technical assistance (TA) services to rural health networks across the country through education, training and guidance including webinars, on-site trainings, creating directories and sourcebooks and guiding grantees in self-assessment and strategic planning.

"We are excited to be the federally designated organization to help rural health networks and rural communities throughout the U.S." said Terry Hill, Executive Director of RHI. "This contract is another demonstration of the leadership and innovation coming from The Center and RHI."