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SAMHSA report shows increase in opioid treatment facilities

The number of opioid treatment programs in the United States increased by 39 percent from 2003 to 2016, according to figures in a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)....
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2017 NeRHA Conference Handouts

NeRHA is a "green" association, therefore all handouts will only be provided electronically to conference attendees. Please print and/or download the handouts if you choose.

*Handouts will be added to this page when they are received from our speakers.


General Sessions

Rural ACO's...
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ERs Can Improve Population Health in Rural Areas

 Emergency physicians in Michigan propose a new health care delivery model for rural populations that depends on a partnership between emergency medicine and primary care and seeks to reverse the trend of failing health in underserved parts of the country.  Their proposal was published online yesterday...
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For Rural Veterans, New Approaches to Health Care

On this long drive, across two state lines and endless fields of corn and cattle, Lynn Graham thinks about how it may be the quality of life, not the quantity, that matters. Graham, 55, has stage 4 liver and colon cancer. It is an...
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