Virginia Rural Health Association
Beth O’Connor has had the privilege of living and working in rural areas almost her entire life. Raised in Minnesota, she received her bachelor’s degree at a small liberal arts college. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Cincinnati – the only two years she has lived in a major city.
Ms. O’Connor has had the opportunity to work at a camp for persons with disabilities, a county health department and a small town transit service. Since 2005 she has served as the Executive Director of the Virginia Rural Health Association (www.vrha.org). A dedicated advocate, she is a past chair of the NRHA Government Affairs Committee and has served on the NRHA Board of Directors.
This panel is a two-for-one session on wide-ranging telehealth issues. The first half will answer how a new health consortium becomes established. The Virginia Rural Health Association and the Indiana Rural Health Association will explore how mentorship can guide consortium development with mentorship funding, established lines of communication, and information sharing. The second half will […]