“We’re addressing the epidemic of opioid use and abuse in a way law enforcement doesn’t typically address an issue,” stated Gloucester Police Chief Lenard Campanello when discussing how the Massachusetts town is handling the opioid crisis. Since 2015, the police station...Read more
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Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will provide $32 million in awards to help 38 community organizations in 27 states enroll eligible children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of the...Read more
Rural hospitals nationwide are facing a host of financial challenges, but states can still take action to keep them open, the head of a rural health group told the Governor's Rural Health Working Group on Wednesday in Topeka. Alan Morgan, CEO...Read more
From "Characteristics of Rural Children Admitted to Pediatric Hospitals" by Alon Peltz et al in Pediatrics, April, 2016: Background-"Delivering high-quality care to children living in rural areas can be challenging. Compared with non-rural children, rural children often experience worse health outcomes....Read more
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