Research Alert: October 3, 2018

Upcoming Webinars

Benefits of Gateway for State Offices of Rural Health & Rural Community Programs

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm Pacific, 1:30 pm Mountain, 2:30 pm Central, 3:30 pm Eastern
Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Hear from Dr. Shawnda Schroeder, principal investigator of the Rural Health Research Gateway, as she gives a brief overview of Gateway and how the website and its resources can benefit rural community programs and State Offices of Rural Health. In this 10-minute presentation, Schroeder will highlight the key benefits of Gateway, how to use the resources available, and why rural health research is important for rural community and healthcare facility planning. She also will answer any questions participants may have.

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Rural Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: 2005-2016

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 10:30 am Pacific, 11:30 am Mountain, 12:30 pm Central, 1:30 pm Eastern
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Hospital mergers and acquisitions are changing the face of healthcare in both rural and urban communities across the country. Hear from Dunc Williams Jr. and Dr. George Pink from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Center as they discuss one of their recent studies describing the number and geographic distribution of 380 rural hospital mergers from 2005 through 2016.

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These webinars are free, no registration is required, but participation is limited to the first 200 to log-on each day. If a webinar reaches capacity, you will be able to access the recording, archived on the Gateway website.

Questions? Contact:
Brenda Haugen
Rural Health Research Gateway