National Rural Health Day Celebrating -The Power of Rural
Today, Versasuite wants to highlight National Rural Health Day
What is National Rural Health Day?
The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health dedicates every third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by highlighting, and focusing on the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America, which gives us a chance to bring to light the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face, and showcase the efforts of rural healthcare providers, such as State Offices of Rural Health and other rural stakeholders to address those challenges.
Why is this important? Did you know? Nearly 60 million people – one in five Americans, call these rural communities home?
Each one of these rural communities requires unique healthcare needs. And as an EHR provider and vendor, VersaSuite is acutely aware of Critical Access Hospitals in rural areas. We specialize in extreme challenges such as budget constraints, outdated technology, and organization communication, by helping the transformation in these rural communities with our EHR solutions.
The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has an amazing Documentary Film, The Providers, being screened from November 7th – 21st, 2019. showcasing the efforts of rural healthcare providers, State Offices of Rural Health and other rural stakeholders to address those challenges. Visit their website here, to watch and also join the discussion.
Included in their focus on National Rural Health Day celebration, The National Orginization of State Offices of Rural Health also shared are 3 key data points released in the 2019 National Rural Health Day ePublication.
1. Rural America is fueling an innovative rural health infrastructure
2. Rural America is a great place for mission-minded health professionals to provide individualized care
3. Rural America offers a beautiful and challenging landscape, requiring unique approaches
VersaSuite believes as part of our mission our duty is also to assist in advocating for the support of Rural Health Care and encouraging join the movement!
If you are interested in learning how we can help your local Rural Healthcare Facility, contact us!