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Jun

09

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Rural Health Report: Medicaid in Small Towns and Rural America

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) Rural Health Policy Project released Medicaid in Small Towns and Rural America: A Lifeline for Children, Families, and Communities. This report resulted from analysis by researchers from Georgetown and the University of North Carolina Rural Health Research Program and examined “how the role of Medicaid has… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Apr

20

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Responding to sexual or domestic violence – resources for rural communities

Posted by on April 20th, 2017 0 comments

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and many useful resources are being shared across websites and social media. Accessing services and resources can be especially difficult in rural communities. Here are a few resources that might help those who support survivors of sexual or domestic violence in rural places. Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Rural, Websites

Apr

18

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#RuralHealthChat: Rural Health Literacy

Posted by on April 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Chat with health literacy experts on Twitter using #RuralHealthChat on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11am CT.  Check out RHIhub’s Rural Health Literacy Twitter Chat page for more information.

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Rural

Apr

06

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Addressing Public Health Crises: Suicide and Opioid Addiction

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 0 comments

During National Public Health Week, April 3-9, we celebrate the progress we’ve made helping people live healthier lives and those public health professionals who have helped us make that progress. But one hallmark of public health is life expectancy, and the United States just experienced a drop in overall life expectancy for the first time… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Mental Health, Public Health, Rural

Mar

29

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Resources for Developing an Understanding of Health Disparities recording

Posted by on March 29th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved shared the recording of “Resources for Developing an Understanding of Health Disparities,” a presentation given by Susan White, MD on February 28, 2017. “This workshop reviews online tools that offer both general and community specific interactive learning activities to help primary care providers better understand the community and… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Rural, Webinars

Mar

22

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Community Health Workers and Oral Health

Posted by on March 22nd, 2017 0 comments

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum is available free online to everyone. Community Health Workers are being trained in Appalachia, using the curriculum, to educate patients on dental hygiene and oral health, to help reduce dental health disparities in rural America. Social determinants of health, poor health literacy, and health habits can lead… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Mar

08

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Rural J-1 Visa Waiver

Posted by on March 8th, 2017 0 comments

The J-1 Visa Program is designed to help rural communities staff under-served areas with qualified physicians who are international medical graduates. The Rural Health Information Hub provides a topic guide to answer frequently asked questions, list resources, link to organizations and give updated news about this issue. Visit the guide for information on the J-1 Visa… Read More »

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Feb

27

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Rural Mortality and Preventable Deaths – Insights from the CDC MMWR Rural Health Series webinar

Posted by on February 27th, 2017 0 comments

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Time: 8:00am Pacific, 9:00am Mountain, 10:00am Central, 11:00am Eastern Duration: approximately 90 minutes Register: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/ztay This webinar will feature the lead authors of the rural health series CDC MMWR report and companion commentary, who will address the research findings and recommendations for reducing potentially preventable deaths. Also featured will be a program… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Webinars

Feb

22

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New CDC Series on Rural Health Topics

Posted by on February 22nd, 2017 0 comments

Throughout 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will highlight rural healthcare issues in a special series of the  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Covered so far are the leading causes of death in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, and health-related behaviors classified by county. Upcoming topics may include chronic diseases, healthy behaviors, reproductive health,… Read More »

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Feb

08

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Rural Health Workforce

Posted by on February 8th, 2017 0 comments

Maintaining the healthcare workforce is fundamental to providing healthcare quality and access in rural areas. Recently updated by the Rural Health Information Hub, this “Rural Healthcare workforce” topic guide covers a wide range of issues related to the healthcare workforce in rural areas, including supply and demand, workforce distribution, characteristics of the rural healthcare workforce,… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

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