FOR CME CREDITS: This Live activity, Head for the Hills 2020, with a beginning date of 09/19/2020, has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Ballad Health and GMEC. Ballad Health is accredited by the ACCME to… Continue reading head for the hills
What: GMEC's Annual CME Conference Theme: Contemporary Opioid Prescription and Management This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Ballad Health and GMEC. Ballad Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide 4.0 CME… Continue reading Registration for Head for the Hills 2020!
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Additional funding through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund and the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund will be available statewide. $21 million in available GEER funds will be distributed to schools through formula-based and competitive grants. The money will support things such as: School nutrition operations and Virtual instruction for students in need… Continue reading More than $38 million available to Virginia schools in additional coronavirus relief
The National Domestic Violence Hotline spotlights the increased need for public awareness, education and support during their first virtual Week of Action. Take a look at their full COVID-19 Special Report.
VIEW the Appalachian Regional Commission’s reports and analysis on the state- and county-level data for Population, Education, Employment, Income and Poverty, and Computer and Broadband Access in Appalachia.
Ballad Health has announced that their 10-year investment in ETSU’s newly established Center for Rural Health Research will include an in-depth study on rural hospitals. Harvard Medical Center will assist with researching how non-urban markets - where a recent surge has forced many hospitals to span across markets and state lines - struggle to keep… Continue reading Ballad Health and ETSU Collaborations for Increased Research on Rural Health
Ballad Health has recently joined a national study aimed at looking for alternative ways to fight COVID-19. The Marsh Regional Blood Center has partnered with the health system to collect samples necessary for their research. 'One donation can potentially be used to treat as many as three patients.' Click HERE to read.
Has your business been temporarily closed by COVID 19? GMEC and VRHA will buy your PPE so long as it's not price gouged. We can also give donation receipts, and organize mailing or pick-up.
Although coronavirus has yet to make the same harsh impact on rural communities as in metropolitan areas around the United States, their financial reality may drastically reduce their best efforts when preparing for the worst. Most facilities have already to turned to telehealth in order to minimize that one-on-one contact. However, as Beth O'Connor, director… Continue reading NBC News: Coronavirus strains rural hospitals to ‘the absolute limit’