Adolescents in rural communities with prevention systems in place were 24% less likely to report carrying a handgun by the 12th grade than those in communities without such systems, according to a recent study.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing received three federal grants totaling $1.1 million to reduce health disparities in Washington, increase access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas and expand nurse educator preparation.
By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Twenty students from Northwest tribal groups will learn about Washington State University health sciences programs and get tips on planning for and applying to college at a June 19-30 summer camp at WSU Spokane.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC MONTESANO, Wash. – One day Laura Raykowski, a nurse practitioner and owner of Hometown Family Health, walked out of an exam room to see her office manager talking to an indigent patient about billing.
SEATTLE – Washington State University has joined a Seattle-area nonprofit partnership to improve health care and economic development in diverse, low-income communities. It is anticipated that successful programs of Global to Local (G2L) in south King County might be replicated in eastern Washington.
SPOKANE – Two of the region’s largest gatherings of rural health care professionals will take place March 23 – 25 in Spokane, where participants will discuss how to weather economic challenges. “There is a threatening storm gathering over rural health care, the advance winds of which we can already feel,” said John Hanson, 2010 […]