Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH)

Enhancing the Health Status of Rural Pennsylvanians

The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH) works with local state and federal partners to achieve equity in, and access to, quality health care for Pennsylvania's rural residents. We strive to be the premier rural health leadership organization in the state and one of the most effective State Offices of Rural Health in the nation.


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Tyrone Regional Health Network and Penn State Health Sign Letter of Intent

Tyrone Regional Hospital

Tyrone Regional Health Network and Penn State Health have signed a letter of intent to enter into formal affiliation. With approval by organizational boards and state authorities, Tyrone Regional will become a member of Penn State Health.

The affiliation will bring together a community-based healthcare network with a reputation for high-quality care and excellent customer service with a high-performing university health system to provide increased access to a wider range of services for residents of the Northern Blair County area.

Read the Tyrone Regional Health Network Letter of Intent News Release from July 20, 2015.


PORH Announces Spring 2015 Magazine

We are pleased to present our Spring 2015 Magazinefor your review.

Magazine Cover


For Information Contact:

Lisa Davis, Director and Outreach Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
310 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802