In July 1993, the Tennessee Office of Rural Health was established through a grant by the federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Within the rural areas of the state of Tennessee, there was a need for a central focus and coordinated effort to identify obstacles unique to rural areas. Solutions were also required to bring about changes and reforms which would improve and enhance the health care of rural citizens.
To improve and enhance the accessibility, availability, and affordability of quality health care in Tennessee by creating a central focus and coordination of rural health care resources.
425 5th Avenue, North
Cordell Hull Building, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-5245