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Rural Health in Utah
Utah's Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
The Rural Hospital Flexibility Program is set up to allow rural communities to preserve access to primary care and emergency health care services, provide health care services which meet community needs, and help assure the financial viability of program participants...
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Utah's Rural and Underserved Hospitals, Clinics
A list of Utah's Rural Hospitals, Clinics, and Community Health Centers can be accessed by clicking here.
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Utah's State Office of Rural Health
The Office of Primary Care and Rural Health is the federally designated State Office of Rural Health (SORH) through a federally funded grant from the Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services. The SORH matching grant program began in 1991 and has accomplished the creation of state offices in all 50 states. Each office's mission is to help their individual rural communities build health care delivery systems. They accomplish this mission by: collecting and disseminating information; providing technical assistance; coordinating rural health interests statewide; and supporting efforts to improve recruitment and retention of health professionals. These offices created the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health to ensure that the states' perspectives on rural health were recognized nationally.
For general information on Utah's State Office of Rural Health activities, you can review the State Office of Rural Health Fact Sheet.
The Utah SORH seeks to improve the quality of, and access to health care for the citizens of rural Utah. The SORH resources and activities including the following: