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The Rural Health Voice is the podcast of the Virginia Rural Health Association. Leaders at the local, state, and national level are interviewed on their perspective of current rural health issues. The Rural Health Voice is sponsored by the Virginia State Office of Rural Health and underwritten by the National Rural Health Association.

The Rural Health Voice is the podcast of the Virginia Rural Health Association. Leaders at the local, state, and national level are interviewed on their perspective of current rural health issues. The Rural Health Voice is sponsored by the Virginia State Office of Rural Health and underwritten by the National Rural Health Association.
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The Rural Health Voice is the podcast of the Virginia Rural Health Association. Leaders at the local, state, and national level are interviewed on their perspective of current rural health issues. The Rural Health Voice is sponsored by the Virginia State Office of Rural Health and underwritten by the National Rural Health Association.

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English

Contact:

540-231-7923


Episodes

RHV 9: Rural Health Clinics

1/18/2019
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Nathan Baugh – Director of Government Affairs at the National Association of Rural Health Clinics joined the Rural Health Voice to talk about these Clinics and their benefits and challenges. Mr. Baugh is advocating for a payment structure that allow Rural Health Clinics to remain vital parts of their communities. VRHA will be hosting a Rural Health Clinic Summit on April 17 & 18. Send an email to podcast@vrha.org for details.

Duration:00:19:45

RHV 8: Telehealth

1/4/2019
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Are you interested in telehealth, but aren’t sure how to start? Dr. Kathy Wibberly, Director of the Mid Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center answered my questions about the benefits and complexities of telehealth, and how MATRC can help. If you want telehealth to be a part of your toolbox, check out the Telehealth Summit, March 31 – April 2 in Williamsburg. For details, visit vrha.org, click the calendar tab, and scroll down to that event.

Duration:00:13:24

RHV 7: Emergency Medical Services

12/7/2018
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How are Emergency Medical Services in rural communities transitioning to a new way of business that involves more interaction with patients and fewer lights and sirens? Tim Perkins from the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services discusses the future of EMS. Check out more from the Virginia Rural Health Association on Facebook and Twitter.

Duration:00:15:37

RHV 6: Senator Creigh Deeds

11/16/2018
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Senator Deeds provides his insight on how citizens and lawmakers can work together to make a difference. He encourages listeners to get informed, make noise, and be the squeaky wheel for the community. If you want to be part of the conversation about rural health, you can join VRHA at the Rural Health Policy Institute, Feb 5-7, in Washington, D.C. Senator R. Creigh Deeds represents Virginia''s 25th Senate District, which includes the counties of Albemarle (part), Alleghany, Bath,...

Duration:00:16:58

RHV 5: Local Concerns/Federal Policy

11/2/2018
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How do the concerns of people on the ground turn into federal law? Join the conversation with Alan Morgan, Chief Executive Officer of the National Rural Health Association to discuss how policy decisions filter up from local communities. Includes an invitation to hear Mr. Morgan at the 2018 Virginia Rural Collaborators Conference.

Duration:00:10:08

RHV: Episode 4 Interdisciplinary Training - corrected

10/23/2018
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Updated version of Episode 4 with the corrected audio

Duration:00:12:53

RHV: Episode 4

10/19/2018
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What can make a difference for healthcare in rural communities where access to providers is limited? Dr. Laura Hunt Trull, Assistant Professor of Social Work at James Madison University discusses how students can be better trained to work with each other once they are professionals. Students are required to volunteer at a RAM Clinic. Join the conversation at the 2018 Virginia Rural Collaborators conference.

Duration:00:14:34

RHV: Episode 3

10/5/2018
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How do you make patients feel more comfortable and make better use of the physician’s time all while providing top-quality mental health services in rural communities? Psychologist Dr. James Werth of Stone Mountain Health Services discusses the benefits of a special kind of one-stop shopping. Join Dr. Werth in discussing how Behavioral Health Integration can happen in rural communities at the 2018 Virginia Rural Collaborators conference.

Duration:00:19:28

RHV: Episode 2

9/26/2018
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Tyler Lee of Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital discussing how the Emergency Department decreased visits by 31% and found patients better options for care through community-wide coordination. To join Tyler in the discussion, participate in the 2018 Virginia Rural Collaborators Conference.

Duration:00:28:04

RHV: Episode 1

9/26/2018
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Wendy Welch, PhD, author of "Fall or Fly" discusses the opioid crisis and how it has affected the foster care system in Appalachia. Dr. Welch is the Director of the Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education Consortiumand owner of the Tales of the Lonesome Pine bookstore. Also referenced in this episode is "Counting Down", a memoir about both the rewards and the daunting challenges of being a foster family.

Duration:00:18:54

RHV: Launch Episode

9/26/2018
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VRHA President Summer Sage and Executive Director Beth O'Connor discuss the development of The Rural Health Voice and the need for people from all sectors to be involved in health issues at the local level.

Duration:00:11:55

The Rural Health Voice: Episode 1

9/12/2018
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Wendy Welch, PhD, author of "Fall or Fly" discusses the opioid crisis and how it has affected the foster care system in Appalachia. Dr. Welch is the Director of the Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education Consortium and owner of the Tales of the Lonesome Pine bookstore. Also referenced in this episode is "Counting Down", a memoir about both the rewards and the daunting challenges of being a foster family.

Duration:00:34:29