Mission of the Center for Rural Health Support and Study

The mission of Augusta University’s Center for Rural Health Support and Study is to improve the patient care and outcomes in the rural communities of Georgia by serving as a resource for state organizations and rural hospitals, while fostering and providing innovative and interdisciplinary research, education, and service through the resources and expertise of a research University and academic medical center.

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What does the center do?

  • Work with hospitals to serve as an unbiased resource for the education, training, consulting and sharing of best practices
  • Work with Government relations to advocate for policy changes to benefit rural hospitals
  • Maintain and cultivate new relationships