HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health

HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
ICCC Iowa Chronic Care Consortium
ICU intensive care unit
IHS Indian Health Service
IOM Institute of Medicine
IP Internet protocol
IT information technology
LVHN Lehigh Valley Health Network
MedPAC Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
mHealth mobile telehealth
MMTC Minority Media and Telecommunications Council
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NIH National Institutes of Health

National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (Women)

NRHA National Rural Health Association
OIG Office of Inspector General
OMB Office of Management and Budget
ONC Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
ORHP HRSA’s Office of Rural Health Policy
PACS picture archiving and communication system
PCMH patient-centered medical home
RCT randomized controlled trial
RHCPP Rural Health Care Pilot Program
RUCA rural-urban commuting area
S&F store and forward

Space Technology Applied to Rural Papago Advanced Health Care

tPA tissue plasminogen activator

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