Alaska Office of Rural Health
The State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) Program helps strengthen rural health care delivery systems by creating a focal point for rural health activities in the State.
The State Office of Rural Health collects and disseminates rural health care information and data; is engaged in health care provider recruitment and retention; provides technical assistance to rural providers, hospital and communities; and coordinates rural health policy analysis.
Collect and disseminate information.
Coordinate rural health resources and activities Statewide.
Provide technical assistance to rural health organizations and providers.
Encourage recruitment and retention of health professional in shortage areas and rural communities.
Participate in strengthening State, local and Federal partnerships.
a clearinghouse for collecting and disseminating information on rural health care issues.
Disseminate information concerning rural health issues to appropriate rural practitioners, rural health care providers and others.
Coordinate activities that relate to rural health care including facilitating collaboration to avoid duplication.
Identify Federal/State non-governmental programs addressing rural health and provide technical assistance to public and nonprofit rivate entities ad rural communities about program participation requirements.
- Provide health system infrastructure support.
Support the recruitment and retention of health professionals to serve in rural areas.
Influence and develop health related policies through inter-organizational collaboration.
phone: (907) 465-8618
fax: (907) 465-6861