rural health care

WSU receives federal grants to grow nursing workforce

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.

June 19-30: Native American students at health sciences camp

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.

Advisor helps nurse practitioner serve small community

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.

WSU partners in community health, development initiative

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.

Region’s largest conferences on rural health care

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 […]