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 Aging in Place 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.
Chronic Disease in Rural America
This new guide provides an overview of chronic disease generally as well as specific conditions including heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory conditions, arthritis, and HIV/AIDS. It also links to related resources, funding and opportunities, and more!
From the Director: Celebrating 15 Years of
For fifteen years, the Rural Health Information Hub has been serving rural America. RHIhub Program Director Kristine Sande shares thoughts on how RHIhub and the broader rural health community have worked together to help rural communities and shares a list of 15 key RHIhub resources.
Rural Unintentional Injuries: They’re Not
Accidents – They’re Preventable
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2017 MMWR Rural Series has featured several reports highlighting rural unintentional injuries as one of the top 5 leading causes of death. What are these “unintentional injuries”? How often are rural residents killed by them? Here’s a look at the three leading causes of rural unintentional injuries.
New in the Online Library
MedPAC Report to the Congress: Physician Supervision
Requirements in Critical Access Hospitals and Small
Source: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
State Flex Program Rural Emergency Medical Services
Source: Flex Monitoring Team
Distribution of Disproportionate Share Hospital
Payments to Rural and Critical Access Hospitals
Source: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Resource and Referral Service
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