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Enhancing the Health Status of Rural Pennsylvanians

The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH) works with local state and federal partners to achieve equity in, and access to, quality health care for Pennsylvania’s rural residents. We strive to be the premier rural health leadership organization in the state and one of the most effective State Offices of Rural Health in the nation.

Rural Children’s Oral Health and Improving Rural Oral Health

The South Carolina Rural Health Research Center at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina is pleased to announce the release of two findings briefs on rural oral health. These reports, as well as additional resources, are available on our...
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Solicitation for Written Comments on the Development of Healthy People 2030

The federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is accepting written comments on the “Healthy People 2030” proposed framework, including the vision, mission, overarching goals, plan of action and...
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New from Rural Health Value

The Rural Health Value team has released two compilation documents that summarize select innovative rural health care demonstrations and programs:   Catalog of Value-Based Initiatives for Rural Providers (update) - This catalog is designed to help rural leaders and...
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Philadelphia Primary Care 2017 Career Fair

Come to The Philadelphia Primary Care Career FairThursday, Sept. 7, to meet health centers and medical practices looking for providers with a passion and purpose for primary care. You’ll find a wide variety of opportunities at Community Health Centers , rural health clinics, and hospitals and health systems.

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Pennsylvania Critical Access Hospital Program Receives National Recognition

University Park, Pa. – The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has recognized 10 states for outstanding quality performance of their Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in achieving the highest reporting rates and levels of improvement over the past year....
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HRSA Recognizes 10 States with Top Performing Rural Critical Access Hospitals

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is recognizing ten states for outstanding quality performance of their Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in achieving the highest reporting rates and levels of improvement over the past year. The 10 top-performing...
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Now Entering…Rural Pennsylvania

Come see what makes Rural Pennsylvania so extraordinary. This short program, produced over the course of two years or so, provides just a small glimpse of who we are.

PORH Celebrates National Rural Health Day

See what Pennsylvanians have to say about rural health in celebration of the 6th Annual National Rural Health Day.