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Frontier News and Updates Summer 2016

  • Frontier Spotlight: Libby, Montana
  • Frontier Partners Meeting In Oklahoma City
  • A Look Into Rural Foster Care
  • NCFC in the Field: Disseminating Results, Advancing a Cause
  • Meet New NCFC Board Member: Bob Gough
  • Our Summer in Silver: NCFC Welcomes Two Summer Interns
  • Opioid Use on the Frontier: An Innovative Approach to Curb Addiction at the Source


Frontier News and Updates February 2016

  • Frontier Spotlight: Alix King, photographer, Northern New Mexico
  • Frontier Food Systems: How Trade Deals Can Impact an Important Frontier Economy
  • A Nuclear Explosion Rattles the Frontier…..Over a Half a Century Later
  • Food Hub Feasibility Study: Recently Completed NCFC Study Sheds Light on How an Innovative Idea Could Help Southwest New Mexico’s Food System
  • National Rural Health Association Policy Position Definition of Frontier

Happy National Rural Health Day from The National Center for Frontier Communities!

Frontier News and Updates- September 2015

  • The Oral History of Rural Leaders: Echoing Frontier Struggles and Searching for Solutions
  • Lessons Learned from Seven Frontier Innovators
  • Postal Banking: A Proven Way to Boost the Frontier Economy
  • Leading Change Toolkit Announcement for Rural and Frontier Healthcare
  • Frontier Economics

Frontier News and Updates – February 2015

  • Frontier photo of the month
  • NCFC launches new website
  • New NCFC Staff Member
  • What is a food hub?
  • Frontier and Remote Areas Webinar

Frontier News and Updates – September 2014

  • Frontier photo of the month
  • NCFC welcomes new board members, Mark Lapping and Stacy Bohlen
  • The Affordable Care Act in frontier: Tell us about it!
  • Celebrating 50 years of frontier wilderness
  • What’s in Store for Frontier Health Professional Shortage Areas & Medically Underserved Populations?
  • National Rural Health Day on November 20

Frontier News and Updates – June 2014

  • Frontier photo of the month
  • Frontier Extended Stay Clinics
  • Look Locally First for Effective Community Capacity Building Services
  • 2014 Farm Bill Update

Frontier News and Updates – April 2014

  • Frontier photo of the month
  • What Helps or Hinders Systems Change in Frontier Health Service Organizations?
  • NCFC now on Twitter
  • Request for Applications: Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) Demonstration

Frontier News and Updates – December 2013

  • NCFC, partners, awarded funds for frontier & rural capacity building network!
  • Meet new NCFC board member, Stacy Bohlen
  • Frontier faces challenges in shifting food assistance landscape
  • NCFC welcomes new administrative assistant, Robin Williams

Frontier News and Updates – Summer 2013

  • NCFC Joins One Country Connected Coalition in Support of Frontier and Rural Broadband Access
  • Two New Websites Provide Access to Rural Health Research, Policy Analysis
  • Two Frontier Organizations Awarded ACA Navigator Grants
  • NCFC Awarded Grant for Rural & Frontier Capacity Building Network

Frontier News and Updates – Spring 2013

  • Health Reform Update: Insurance Exchanges in the Frontier
  • Initiative Provides ACA Outreach & Education to American Indians
  • As Frontier Extended Stay Clinic Demonstration Comes to a Close, People Behind the Program Look to the Future
  • NCFC Launches Facebook Page

Frontier News and Updates – Winter 2013

  • NCFC Bids a Fond Farewell to Outgoing Board Members
  • Louis LaRose – Native American Advocate, Humorist
    Antonio Manzanares – Community Activist, Frontier Rancher
  • Two Proposed Food Safety Rules Open for Public Comment
    NCFC Moves to New Offices!
    Very Large Turnout at Webinar Explaining New Frontier Definition

Frontier News and Updates – Fall 2012

  • Frontier Feedback Needed on Newly Released ORHP/USDA “Frontier and Remote” Area Designation
  • On November 15th, Celebrate the Power of Rural!
  • Changes to Medicare Geographic Payment Adjustments will have
  • Disproportionate Impact on Frontier and Rural Providers, Study Says
  • Frontier Counties Face Budget Woes if Payments in Lieu of Taxes Funds Decrease

Frontier News and Updates – Summer 2012

  • Community Health Worker Model for Care Coordination: A Promising Practice for Frontier
  • NCFC Revamps Website, Adds New Resources
  • A Shrinking Frontier?
  • NCFC Bids Farewell to Marissa Farlie, Welcomes Jade Zamora
  • The Affordable Care Act and the Rural Physician Shortage

Frontier News and Updates – Spring 2012

  • How Dental Therapists Support Frontier America
  • New Frontier Maps Available on NCFC Website!
  • RUPRI Releases Frontier Extended Stay Clinic Evaluation
  • Lloyd Asato Joins the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel!
  • Are You a Member of NRHA’s Frontier Constituency Group?
  • NCFC Partners with National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

Frontier News and Updates – Winter 2012

  • New Models Expand the Frontier Behavioral Health Workforce
  • Why We Should Be Paying Attention to the Farm Bill
  • Dr. Jane Bolin Joins the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel!
  • What’s the FREP Up To? – Exploring Six Frontier Promising Practices
  • The Future of FESCs: Update and Next Steps

Frontier News and Updates – Fall 2011

  • Frontier Extended Stay Clinics (FESCs) Provide Essential Health Care Services To Remote Areas
  • New Method for Determining Health Practitioner Shortage Areas May Significantly Impact Frontier Areas
  • Implementing Strategies to Address Frontier Needs
  • New Frontier and Rural Expert Panel Members – John Gale and Ruth Milligan-Ballweg
  • NCFC Welcomes Intern, Saskia van Hecke

Frontier News and Updates – Summer 2011

  • Celebrating 25 Years of Leadership in Frontier Health Systems
  • What Are Your Most Valued or Needed Frontier Resources?
  • Update From the Frontier Constituency Group

Frontier News and Updates – Winter 2011

  • National Center for Frontier Communities Moves to Silver City, NM!
  • Dr. Magdaleno Manzanarez Joins NCFC Board of Directors
  • Carol Miller, NCFC founder, steps down as NCFC director, joins Board of Directors
  • NCFC Board Member Appointed to COGME
  • Meet the Staff of NCFC