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.
Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit
This new toolkit, developed by the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, provides information, strategies, and resources to help rural communities implement HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs. Browse program models and examples that span the HIV/AIDS care continuum. Learn how to implement, evaluate, and sustain a program in your community and disseminate program results.
Cybersecurity: How a Rural
Alaska Hospital is Safeguarding Its Patients’ Information
Due to barriers like cost and staffing, many rural healthcare facilities’ information systems are susceptible to malware attacks such as ransomware. South Peninsula Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in Homer, Alaska, uses an IT staff of six to monitor threats and train coworkers on how to safeguard their hospital’s information.
New in the Online Library
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report:
- Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States
Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and
Metropolitan Areas — United States,
Catalog of Value-based Initiatives for Rural
Source: Rural Health Value
Resource and Referral Service
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