The Centre for Rural Medicine, GMC, is a associated center in the Nordic Telemedicine Center project.
The Centre for Rural Medicine, GMC, is a small research and development unit within the Primary Health Care organisation of Västerbotten County Council. The head office is placed in Storuman, but the staff is spread over the entire northern region. The aim of the unit is to improve the liveability of rural communities in the north of Sweden through innovation in health services delivery. They have special interests in preventative health, occupational health, distance bridging technology, health, education, and recruitment and retention. Most importantly, they are interested in the role of health services within rural communities and the broader social and economic benefits of partnerships between health services and communities.