What's happening in Rural Health
Northwest Rural Health Conference Registration and Scholarship Application- Now Open! Join us at the 2023 Northwest Rural Health Conference on March 27-29, 2023, at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, WA. This year’s theme is “Rural Health: Thriving- Beyond Survival”. A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available. Scholarship applications are due by February 15, 2023. We look forward to seeing you there!
Announcement! Our new National Rural Health Day community celebration project (PDF) is complete and ready to share. We hope you like this new community celebration project. Feel free to share and if you'd like additional copies (digital or physical) contact our office at 360-236-2804 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New tele-health free pain and opioid management resources are available for Washington state providers:
- About TelePain (washington.edu) | email@example.com – weekly multidisciplinary, case-based Webinar - case consultation satisfies Pain Specialist Consultation requirement (WAC 246-919-930).
- Consultation (washington.edu) | 844-520-PAIN (7246) | firstname.lastname@example.org – free clinical advice telephone line for providers - meets Washington state expert pain consultation requirements for patients with an MED≥120 (WAC 246-853-735).
The new 2023 J-1 Visa Waiver Program application cycle opens October 1, 2022, and closes September 30, 2023. See the Workforce and Recruitment webpage for more information about the program and current slot availability.
What we do
The Washington State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care Office support health systems planning and development in Washington's rural and underserved communities to improve health and healthcare across the life span.