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 Rural 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.
Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry
Our new video highlights a faith-based program that provides social and financial support, including housing and a food pantry, to people with HIV/AIDS. Watch to learn how they have increased the rate of viral load suppression among their clients to 81%.
Addressing American Indian Health Disparities: Q&A
with Dr. Don Warne
Dr. Donald Warne discusses health disparities among American Indians, upstream approaches to addressing those disparities, and the importance of American Indian public health.
MAP Rural Health Workgroup 2017-2018 Call for Nominations
National Quality Forum
Rural Areas Struggle with Health Care Availability
WRVO Public Media
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Rural-Urban Variations in Medicare Live Discharge Patterns from Hospice, 2012-2013
Source: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Care Management Medicare Reimbursement Strategies for Rural Providers
Source: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, Rural Health Information Hub
Infant Mortality Rates in Rural and Urban Areas in the United States, 2014
Source: National Center for Health Statistics
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