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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.

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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Making it Work in the West

June 1, 2015

North Dakota: the land of opportunity. Not just in oil work, but in healthcare as well. The areas of Williston and Watford City have experienced exponential growth to support the needs of an expanding community.
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Raising a North Dakota Healthcare Family

September 1, 2014

At home and at work, Ken and Lucille Peterson nurtured generations of doctors. Peterson gives his insight on how to keep medical students succeeding through the most challenging times of school.
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Collaborating to Improve Cardiac Care

September 1, 2014

Evaluating a lifesaving device leads to a cooperative effort to review statewide cardiac care. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust provided mechanical CPR devices to ambulances in North Dakota to improve outcomes.
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