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Improving healthcare opportunities and outcomes for rural Georgia communities.
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Serving Georgia’s Rural Health Needs

Collaboration. Innovation. Compassion. Trust.

The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center was established by the state at Mercer University School of Medicine to empower rural communities to improve access and effectiveness of health care. The Center accomplishes this mission by offering research, collaboration, and training opportunities.
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  • Maternal and Women's Health

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    Maternal and Women's Health

  • Child and Adolescent Health

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    Child and Adolescent Health

  • Social Determinants of Health

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    Social Determinants of Health

  • Strategic Healthcare Availability and Access

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    Strategic Healthcare Availability and Access

  • Healthcare Workforce

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    Healthcare Workforce

  • Mental and Behavioral Health

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    Mental and Behavioral Health

  • Health Literacy

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    Health Literacy

  • Substance Use Disorders

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    Substance Use Disorders

  • Systems of Rural Community Based Care

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    Systems of Rural Community Based Care

  • Rural Occupational Health

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    Rural Occupational Health

Rural Health Information

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County Data

Our in-depth data and research tell the story of a widening gap between rural health outlooks and those who live in urban areas. This insightful data informs strategies and creative solutions to improve health outcomes for rural Georgia.

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News & Resources

The Importance of Stroke Recognition and Prevention

Strokes are an important preventable cause of death and disability in the United States.  Many of you know that we Georgians lie in a region of the country fondly known as the Bible Belt, but the medical community has given this same area of the country a much scarier name:...

Rural Health Jobs

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Case Manager, Appling County

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Case Manager, Appling County

Case Manager, Bulloch County

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Case Manager, Bulloch County

Case Manager, Emanuel County

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Case Manager, Emanuel County

Case Manager, Tattnall County

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Case Manager, Tattnall County

Case Manager, Toombs County

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Case Manager, Toombs County

Certified Medical Assistant, Bibb County

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Certified Medical Assistant, Bibb County

Medical Receptionist, Bibb County

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Medical Receptionist, Bibb County

Nurse Practicioner, Clay County

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Nurse Practicioner, Clay County