What's happening in Rural Health
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.
Listen! New podcast discussion on rural palliative care – See the Washington Rural Palliative Care Initiative webpage.
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.