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Jan

22

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Review of Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Posted by on January 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Academy Health is a nonprofit organization focused on health services research published a rapid evidence review titled, What are Effective Approaches for Recruiting and Retaining Rural Primary Care Health Professionals? This review summarizes peer-reviewed systematic reviews discussing recruitment and retention strategies for primary healthcare providers in rural areas that were published between 2004 and 2017.

Posted in: General, Rural

Jan

10

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Social Determinants of Health: Transportation

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments

Transportation and the Role of Hospitals is part of a series of guides and resources released by the American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust, and the Association for Community Health Improvement on how hospitals and health systems can address the social determinants of health. Transportation connects people from their origin to their destination, affects land use and… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Rural

Jan

09

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AHRQ Commits to More Progress in the Battle Against Opioid Misuse in 2018

Posted by on January 9th, 2018 0 comments

A recent blog post by Gopal Khanna, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) describes AHRQ investments over 2017, and plans for 2018 in terms of the opioid epidemic.

Posted in: Articles, Public Health, Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Dec

27

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Rural Aging in Place Tool Kit

Posted by on December 27th, 2017 0 comments

Aging in Place, or remaining in their homes, is something many older Americans would like to be able to do. Planning ahead and knowing how to access services can help make this possible. The Aging in Place Toolkit for rural populations has been updated by the Rural Health Information Hub. The toolkit compiles evidence-based and models… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Senior

Dec

14

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Chronic Disease in Rural America

Posted by on December 14th, 2017 0 comments

Rural areas face higher rates of chronic disease and higher related mortality rates. In some rural regions of the country and for some rural population groups, the disparity is even worse. The Rural Health Information Hub announces a new guide which discusses the impact of chronic disease on rural America, how providers and communities can help patients… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Rural

Nov

20

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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Recording

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the Rural Health Information Hub for a recording of the November 2nd webinar “Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment” on the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit, “designed to help rural communities plan, implement, and sustain rural HIV/AIDS programs”. The webinar includes examples of successful programs and lessons learned.

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural, Webinars

Nov

14

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Rural Transportation Toolkit

Posted by on November 14th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Transportation is often an economic and social factor when it comes to health, especially in rural areas. To maintain health, transportation is needed to access health services but remains a barrier for many in rural areas. The Rural Health Information Hub has a new Rural Transportation Toolkit which includes evidence-based examples, promising models, and resources… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Nov

03

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National Rural Health Week Nov 13-16

Posted by on November 3rd, 2017 0 comments

Recognize health care services in rural communities by participating in National Rural Health Week, November 13-16, 2017. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) is hosting three 30-minute “WebSights” sessions on National Rural Health Day (NRHD) – Thursday, November 16. The NOSORH Power of Rural website also showcases event ideas such as Walk… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Oct

30

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AHRQ Report on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid use Disorder

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

A recent report from the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality highlights factors related to medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in rural primary care settings. Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Primary Care: Environmental Scan presents three main findings from a literature review of scientific and grey literature: models of… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Oct

16

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Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program Grant

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

The Health Resources and Services Administration is offering grants for the Outreach Program, “a community-based grant program aimed towards promoting rural health care services by enhancing health care delivery in rural communities. Outreach projects focus on the improvement of access to services, strategies for adapting to changes in the health care environment, and overall enrichment of… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Scholarships and Grants

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