The Rural Policy Research Institute provides nonpartisan, research-based analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural communities.
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This Policy Brief shares insights into initial strategic decisions and challenges of four Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) with a rural presence, one from each census
This presentation discusses how hospitals should respond and why response should be other than incremental adjustment. It will touch base on change and how it
This presentation touches upon the rural need and the rationale for philanthropic investment. It also discusses the place of the public sector in private philanthropy.
This presentation recalibrate the rural/urban paradigm and dialogue as well as challenging the hegemony of the urban metaphor in a disruptive milieu. Presented by Charles
In Advancing the Transition to a High-Performance Rural Health System, the RUPRI Health Panel discusses strategies and options for creating a pathway to a transformed,
This presentation goes through the SOAR Program of Work for 2014 as well as working group mandates. It will also discuss collective impact success and
This report reviews important access definitions and frameworks from the literature. The review serves as a concept map to create a unique synthesis of perspectives
High and persistent poverty is an enduring characteristic of many U.S. counties. More than one in five (23 percent) U.S. counties had poverty rates of
This presentation views rural poverty as well as rural economic and structural challenges. It also looks into reframing the rural/urban dialectic. Presented by Charles W.