Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

National Rural Hospital Flexibility Project

1/1/2006 - 1/31/2007
John Gale
Principal Investigator: 
Andrew Coburn
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center University of North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center

This project is a five year evaluation of the Medicare National Rural Hospital Flexibility Program conducted by the Rural Health Research Centers at the Universities of Minnesota, North Carolina, and Southern Maine, under contract with the federal Office of Rural Health Policy.
The monitoring project assesses the impact of the Flex Program on rural hospitals and communities and the role of states in achieving overall program objectives, including improving access to and the quality of health care services; improving the financial performance of Critical Access Hospitals; and engaging rural communities in health care system development.

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Start Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-01
End Date: 
Wed, 2007-01-31
Legacy Muskie ID: 
3 762

Nellie Mae Education Foundation nominates Pious Ali for the Lawrence W. O'Toole Award

Pious Ali

Pious Ali, Youth and Community Engagement Specialist in Cutler’s Children, Youth, and Families Programs, has been nominated for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Pious is one of six nominees from the New England states.

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation believes that student-centered learning – where learning is personalized, engaging, competency-based and not restricted to the classroom – will prepare young people to graduate high school ready to contribute to their communities and succeed. This award is given out each year to an individual, school district, or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning forward in the New England region.

The winner will be selected by online voting and will be awarded a $100,000 grant to help advance student centered learning!


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