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Office of Rural Health (ORH)


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Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers - Eastern, Central, and Western Regions

Rural Health Resource Centers

ORH Resource Centers serve as field-based laboratories investigating the unique health care needs of rural Veterans.

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Native Domain

The ORH Native Domain serves as a national resource on healthcare issues for rural Native Veterans.

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Rural VA Careers

Rural VA Careers

Find the VA career you have been looking for in a rural setting.

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Through collaborations with other VA program offices, Federal partners, state partners, and rural communities, the VHA Office of Rural Health works to optimize the use of available and emerging technologies, establish new access points to care, and employ strategies to increase health care options for all rural Veterans. We are committed to honoring service and empowering health.



Veteran Resources

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This three-minute video tells the story behind the Office of Rural Health and its mission to support the health and well-being of Veterans who live in rural communities – by removing barriers to care. 

Watch and share “Caring for Rural Veterans” video online

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Explore the ORH Library of multimedia materials to learn more about topics related to rural health and rural Veterans. Watch videos, read issue briefs, or download issues of The Rural Connection newsletter.

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Health care, benefits, support services, and more! Find information, web links, and telephone numbers for some of the many helpful resources available to Veterans and their family members.

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  • Enrollment and benefits
  • Supportive services for Veterans and their families
  • Other VA programs

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Grants and Opportunities

  • Innovative Technology in Rehabilitation: Call for Papers
    Investigators or researchers are invited to contribute original research articles, feasibility studies, case series, and review articles that will produce innovative evaluation methods, expand the knowledge base of viable technologies, discuss encryption and data security involving telerehabilitation, and provide cost metrics data.
    Manuscript Due: January 2, 2015

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