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