UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Awarded $1 Million to Support Substance Use Disorder Care in Bedford and Somerset Counties
September 21, 2020 10:42 ET | UPMC Health Plan
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care (Center), a nonprofit research organization housed within UPMC Health Plan, was awarded $1 million from the...
Gov. Bill Lee, Ballad Health applaud ETSU designation by Trump administration as national rural research center
August 27, 2020 13:42 ET | Ballad Health
Johnson City, Tennessee, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One year ago, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and leaders from throughout the Appalachian Highlands joined East Tennessee State University...
Rural Hospitals Across US Implement Innovative Technology Amid Closures
May 05, 2020 11:41 ET | Intiva Health
AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural hospitals across the country face a variety of obstacles in today’s health care climate, but medical facilities in several states are starting...
Premera Blue Cross Teams With the UW to Establish Rural Nursing Program
March 03, 2020 14:34 ET | Premera Blue Cross
Mountlake Terrace, Wash., March 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, today announced a $4.7 million grant to the University of Washington...
Premera hires former Spokane Mayor David Condon to join leadership team
February 06, 2020 09:00 ET | Premera Blue Cross
Spokane, Wash., Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of the company’s strong commitment to Eastern Washington, Premera Blue Cross today announced the hiring of the former Mayor of Spokane David...
Premera Blue Cross commits more than $5.7 million to rural health care access in Alaska
October 29, 2019 15:00 ET | Premera Blue Cross
Anchorage, Alaska, Oct. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, a leading health plan in the state, announced today a $5.7 million investment to support access to...
Premera Blue Cross investment to improve integration of mental health in rural areas
September 24, 2019 13:40 ET | Premera Blue Cross
Mountlake Terrace, Wash., Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, today announced a $10 million investment, including an initial grant...
PREMERA BLUE CROSS ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT TO EXPAND RURAL HEALTH CARE ACCESS IN EASTERN WASHINGTON
July 31, 2019 14:15 ET | Premera Blue Cross
SPOKANE, Wash., July 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, today announced a major investment in eastern Washington to expand health care...
RITA & ALEX HILLMAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES EIGHT NEW AWARDS IN ITS 2018 HILLMAN EMERGENT INNOVATION PROGRAM
September 11, 2018 11:00 ET | The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation
New York, NY, Sept. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To jumpstart new solutions to health challenges facing vulnerable populations, the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation (RAHF) announced today that it...
NEW REPORT FROM GRANTMAKERS IN AGING EXPLORES IMPACT OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC ON RURAL AGING
August 24, 2017 08:00 ET | Grantmakers In Aging
Washington, DC, Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The opioid crisis is a story of many types of pain, and how individuals, families, and entire communities – particularly small and rural ones – are...