Understanding health needs of rural Nebraska
UNMC's Rural Health Initiatives provide vision, leadership, strategic and operational direction and support for a variety of rural health programs, services and initiatives that benefit the University of Nebraska Medical Center as well as the individual colleges and units within.
The Rural Health Initiatives staff and committees work to know and understand the health needs of rural Nebraska and the changing health care delivery system to provide an intersection between education, health care delivery, research, and technology to coordinate, develop and deliver programs and tools that improve individual and community health.
Mission: to improve the quality, availability and accessibility of health care for rural Nebraskans through education, research and service.
Vision: UNMC will become the national leaders in rural health education, research and healthcare delivery.
Five Strategic Imperatives to assure success in the new era of rural health education, research, service delivery and outreach.
- Rural Education and Workforce Preparation
- Rural Health Education and Delivery Models
- Rural Use of Emerging Technologies
- Rural Health Research
- Enhance UNMC’s Rural Brand and Maximize Organizational Structure