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Establishing a Charity Clinic in a Rural Setting


Donna Looper, BA
Executive Director
Georgia Charitable Care Network

Nancy Stanley, DPT
Executive Director
Mercy Medical Clinic


Georgia Rural Health Association


Program Description

There are unique challenges to delivering health care in rural areas, and they include provider shortages, isolation, long travel distances, scarcity of specialty care, an under-resourced infrastructure and a predominately older population with multiple chronic diseases. But out of necessity, rural areas also make it possible for clinics to be more innovative in overcoming the challenges of providing care to residents.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss the work of free and charitable clinics across Georgia.
- Detail the issues and solutions unique to setting up and operating a charitable clinic in rural Georgia.


On Demand
Original program date: Jan 22, 2015

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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Program Keywords

Access to Care