Who We Are

About Us

Founded in 2008, ARHP is a nonprofit healthcare network comprised of 16 rural hospital members, 3 medical teaching institutions, and 2 FQHCs throughout south Arkansas.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create and implement sustainable community solutions to improve the healthcare infrastructure and strengthen healthcare delivery in south Arkansas.

Our Vision: We work to ensure everyone has access to quality and localized healthcare throughout south Arkansas through collaborative efforts.

Our Commitment to Rural

We Are Rural Health Champions

We engage community members, leaders, and policy makers to effect transformative change that improves the health equity of those living in rural south Arkansas.

What We Do

We Provide Health Resources

There is a major need for access to quality health care for patients and education & training for healthcare providers in the ARHP service area. We work to satisfy those needs by training and educating healthcare professionals; providing programs and services that meet the needs of the communities we serve; growing the healthcare workforce; and supporting, strengthening, and enhancing the rural hospital/clinic infrastructure and capacity.

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What We Beleive

We Seek Rural Health Equity

We believe that residents across south Arkansas should not live shorter or poorer quality lives largely because they live in a rural setting. We envision a future where all south Arkansas residents can enjoy access to excellent healthcare providers and experience quality health outcomes no matter their socioeconomic background, gender, ethnicity, and where they choose to live and work.

We collaborate with representatives from education, workforce, economic development, public agencies, and private industry to help form and implement regional solutions to healthcare challenges.