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HHS announces over $70 million in grants to address the opioid crisis

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., today announced the availability of over $70 million over multiple years to help communities and healthcare providers prevent opioid overdose deaths and provide treatment for opioid use disorder, of which $28 million will be dedicated for medication-assisted treatment (MAT). “Putting...
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Where the jobs are: Rural hospitals desperately need more nurses

Nursing has never been an easy job, but with staffing shortages and patients piling up, the gig is getting tougher across the country. Navicent Health in the small community Macon, Georgia, is the second-largest hospital in the state. Located just an hour outside of Atlanta, the hospital has...
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Rural Hospital Grows and Renovates to Meet Needs of Community

Lexington Regional Health Center located in Lexington, Nebraska currently operates a 25 bed acute care hospital, physician’s clinic, pharmacy, community health and fitness center, and a retirement village.  The hospital, originally constructed in 1976, was initially focused on inpatient services.  Hospital services have now shifted to focus primarily on outpatient services to meet...
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