Click the button below to learn more about my health system’s Clinical and Rural Health Research Department. One of our chief goals is to develop strategies for delivering better healthcare to rural communities.
10/9/2020: In the fall of 2020, we were awarded a grant from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop an educational program about COVID-19 for our rural community. Click below to learn more.
COVID-19 in a Rural Health System in New York –
Case Series and an Approach to Management
Here is a link to an article written by members of our local COVID-19 treatment team and Clinical and Rural Health Research Department. It is a case series from the first wave of the pandemic in our community, but even more importantly it lays out a basic blueprint for a rural pandemic response system of the future. As the COVID-19 pandemic now strikes hard in rural America, many cracks in the wall of rural healthcare have gotten even larger. The next time this happens, we must be better prepared. I hope this article can help us begin a discussion about how we can do this right.