About RMHC

The ruralMED Health Cooperative was founded by four Critical Access Hospitals in 2016 with the goal of working together to face the common challenge of maintaining the accessibility of health care services within their communities. Working together to develop creative partnerships will allow cost efficiencies, accessible services and support to help survive today’s evolving health care environment.

Our Mission: 

ruralMED Health Cooperative, LCA is a health care collaborative committed to supporting rural health by increasing rural access to high quality, cost effective care through advocacy, partnership, and collaboration.

Our Vision:

To be the trusted resource for independent rural health.

Our Values:


We believe open and honest communication is necessary to build a strong and successful partnership.


We believe in exceeding our members’ expectations and understand that dedication to the mission directly impacts our members’ ability to achieve theirs.


We recognize and respect the individual talents and influence of our members and affiliates to drive success.


Through collaboration, we create a more meaningful and unified voice to make a difference for rural health.


By working together, we create greater efficiency and cost savings while strengthening the individual performance of our members.