Shifting Healthcare Priorities from 
Volume to VALUE

One Rural Community at a Time

Press Releases & Publications


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June, 2021

The Critical Reality of PARHM Communities

 Comparing social determinant of health factors and population health metrics to the rural state averages

Our Goals

The Rural Health Redesign Center is committed to addressing the challenges facing rural hospitals and communities in Pennsylvania and across the nation building on the following goals:​

Meeting Community Needs

Improving Population Health

Transforming Healthcare Delivery

Improving Care Access & Quality

Reducing the Total Cost of Care


March 15, 2022

UPMC Launches First Tele-ED in P.A. at UPMC Kane

The Bradford Era | Vol 145, No. 139


February 18, 2022

Windber Hospital Part of 'Crown Jewel' Rural Health Program

Randy Griffith | The Tribune Democrat


January / February 2022

Q & A: Inside the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model

Maggie Van Dyke | Healthcare Executive | Vol 37, Num 1

True healthcare transformation begins with the collaboration of providers and payers