SC Rural Health Action Plan
The South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH) and the SC Rural Health Action Plan Task Force unveiled the SC Rural Health Action Plan (SC RHAP), officially, on November 16th 2017. The final report can be accessed online at http://scorh.net/south-carolina-rural-health-action-plan/.
The Upper Midlands Rural Health Network’s (UMRHN) mission is to improve health in Chester, Fairfield, and Lancaster counties through a collaboration of a diverse group focused on access to care, health promotion, and education.
UMRHN is a three-county network of health, human service, and educational providers located in Chester, Fairfield, and Lancaster counties in north central South Carolina. Established in 2004, UMRHN is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving access to health care and securing healthcare safety nets. The network meets monthly and is actively involved in several community projects.
Purpose of Rural Health Networks
Help smaller rural health care providers align resources and strategies
Achieve economies of scale and efficiency
Address challenges more effectively as a group than as single providers
There are approximately 500 rural health networks in the United States. UMRHN is one of seven rural health networks in South Carolina. For more information please contact us at 803-377-8027.
Our annual workshop is confirmed for October 22, 2018 in Richburg, SC. Please see our events page for further details. In addition, our partner agency, Mid-Carolina AHEC, offers training opportunities year-round! To view their course calendar, visit Mid-Carolina AHEC or visit AHEC U for online courses.
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