An Interview with Darrold Bertsch

Darrold Bertsch


The shared CEO of both a North Dakota Critical Access Hospital and a Federally Qualified Health Center discusses how these two essential safety net providers work together to meet the healthcare needs of their rural region.

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September 2, 2015

Technology Stemming from Tragedy

Finger Lakes Telehealth Network telehealth consultation


Finger Lakes Community Health, a rural Federally Qualified Health Center, created an open access telehealth network to improve efficiency and protect their staff, after two separate traffic accidents involving FLCH providers.

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August 5, 2015

Social Media Savvy

Amy Lyn Kench and Michele Hutchins


By harnessing this impactful form of two-way communication, rural healthcare providers have the opportunity to reach their patients and community in quick, personal, and efficient ways.

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July 22, 2015

Granting Hope

Rural Philanthropy Days conference attendees


Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days summons funders, regional governments, and community leaders to provide a platform for positive change in rural nonprofit organizations.

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July 8, 2015

The Business of Rural Hospital Closures

Charlton Memorial Hospital, Georgia


What rural hospitals can do to stay viable in difficult times, with insights from Charles Owens, executive director of the Georgia Department of Community Health, State Office of Rural Health.

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May 27, 2015

Coming Full Circle

Paula Lynch and Jeanne Berryman, HopeWest volunteers


After losing her son, Paula Lynch was helped by HopeWest Hospice’s Mending Hearts adult grief support program. She now gives back by helping others as she was helped.

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May 13, 2015