Colorado Rural Health Center forms partnership with Centura Health
July 27, 2011
The Colorado Rural Health Center has announced that Centura Health, Colorado’s largest health care provider, has formed a partnership with CRHC that will make it possible for CRHC to provide critical additional services at no cost to Colorado’s rural health care providers.
“Colorado’s rural providers and facilities need a myriad of support services to ensure they are able to continue to bring the best care possible to their patients,” said David Lack, CEO for CRHC. “Through this new partnership, Centura Health has committed to supporting a fund that will be made available to rural health care providers who are most in need. We appreciate Centura Health’s commitment to the delivery of quality health care services across our state.”
CHRC created the new “Partnership Program” to provide large organizations with an opportunity to support rural health care in Colorado in a meaningful and direct way. As the first official “Partner,” Centura Health is investing in the expansion of CRHC programs including clinical business process assessments, billing/coding assistance, health information technology and quality improvement consulting, policy and advocacy support and much more.
Bob Wallace, Centura Health’s service line director for health outreach, said the decision to partner with CRHC was an easy one to make because of the goals the two organizations share.
“The Colorado Rural Health Center has been a key resource for rural health in Colorado since 1991,” said Wallace. “Our common vision and commitment to improving the delivery of health care allows us to combine resources in a targeted fashion knowing that critical needs in rural communities will be met.”
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CRHC was founded in 1991 as Colorado’s nonprofit State Office of Rural Health. CRHC works with federal, state and local partners to offer services and resources to rural health care providers, facilities and communities. For more information about CRHC call 303-832-7493 or go to http://www.coruralhealth.org.