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Use the Am I Rural? Tool to find out if a location is considered rural based on various definitions of rural, including definitions that are used as eligibility criteria for federal programs.
Find rural project examples in Rural Health Models and Innovations and proven strategies for strong rural programs with toolkits like the Services Integration Toolkit in the Rural Community Health Gateway.
Learn how to locate and use data in the Finding Statistics and Data Related to Rural Health topic guide and this chart of Data Sources & Tools Relevant to Rural Health.
Bringing Law and Medicine Together to Help
Much of a person’s health is determined by social and environmental factors such as housing or access to healthcare. When these factors negatively affect a person’s health, legal intervention combined with medical care may be the best treatment.
Exploring High Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates in the
Rural U.S. with Dr. Ali Mokdad
Dr. Ali Mokdad uncovers reasons behind the United States’ high infant and maternal mortality rates. A Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Head Faculty Member on U.S. Studies at the University of Washington, Dr. Mokdad shares his perspective on this issue through a rural lens.
Rural Hospitals Outperformed Urban in Value, Readmissions, Hospital Acquired Condition Programs
Appalachia’s Unseen Cancer Crisis
University of Virginia Today
New in the Online Library
- Funding Opportunity:
Rural Health Network Development Grant Program
Sponsoring Organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Exploring Data and Metrics of Value at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation: Proceedings of a Workshop
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
50 State Scan of Telehealth Reimbursement Laws and Medicaid Policies
Source: Center for Connected Health Policy
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