Focus on Rural Health

Focus on Rural Health is a blog that features stories about rural health leaders and people working in rural North Dakota healthcare organizations.

Bringing Baby Home

March 1, 2017

Debbi Bronson’s 30-year nursing career has always been about caring for families. She works tirelessly to help new parents succeed through the Building Healthy Families program in Williston, North Dakota, which was recognized as the Outstanding Rural Health Program for 2016.
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A Recipe for Success

December 1, 2016

Students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences form an interest group for rural-focused students.
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From Volume To Value

December 1, 2016

A shift in focus enables rural healthcare organizations in North Dakota to provide high-quality care.
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What's in a Name?

March 1, 2016

Grand Forks is home to a national program with a big reputation in the rural health world. The Rural Health Information Hub provides the continued high-level service that their customers have come to expect, all under a new name.
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Teaching to Recruit

March 1, 2016

Rural family medicine doctors Jacinta Klindworth and Aaron Garman practice what they teach about their all-encompassing specialty of family medicine.
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It Takes a Village

December 1, 2015

Community collaboration is key to a strong recruitment and retention strategy for healthcare providers in Wishek, North Dakota.
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American Indian Health Research Conference

December 1, 2015

The American Indian Health Research Conference showcases all areas of health research done by students and faculty, and provides a forum for collaborating on culturally appropriate research.
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Williams County Graduate Scholarship

September 1, 2015

Private and public collaboration provides a generous boost to high school graduates in Williams County. Williston State College reports that applications for health-related degrees are up 77 percent due to this unique opportunity.
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