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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.
Building Rural Environments for Active
Built environments significantly influence community health and individual behaviors of physical activity. Rural communities may face infrastructure barriers to active living, but a little innovation can get an entire town moving.
An Interview with David Schmitz
NRHA president-elect David Schmitz, MD, shares his thoughts on the recruitment of healthcare providers, training rural physicians, and the challenges and rewards of rural practice.
Kaiser Study: Rural Hospitals Close for Many Reasons
North Carolina Health News
Data Brief: Evaluation of National Distributions of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
New in the Online Library
A Look at Rural Hospital Closures and Implications for Access to Care: Three Case Studies
Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Looking Ahead: Rural-Urban Differences in Anticipated Need for Aging-Related Assistance
Source: South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Resource and Referral Service
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