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Rural Information Center: Rural Health


Description

The Rural Information Center (RIC) provides information and referral services to local, tribal, State, and Federal government officials; community organizations; rural electric and telephone cooperatives; libraries; businesses; and citizens working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas. The RIC Web site contains more than 2,500 links to current and reliable information on a wide variety of rural resources and funding sources on the following topics:

  • Agricultural safety
  • Children
  • Clinics and centers
  • Dental
  • Emergency medical services
  • Health professional education
  • Health professional recruitment and retention
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance and managed care
  • Mental health and substance abuse
  • Primary health care
  • Special populations
  • Telemedicine
 
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://ric.nal.usda.gov/rural-health-0

Developer

Rural Information Center

Funding Sources

Rural Information Center; U.S. Department of Agriculture


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 07/2003
  • Review Date: 03/2008
  • Recent Summary: 03/2008
  • Original Summary: 02/2004
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Last updated: April 11, 2008.