Other Case Studies and Collections of Program Examples: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
In addition to RHIhub's Rural Health Models and Innovations
rural program examples, you may also want to browse other case studies, databases, and websites with collections
of health programs.
Each resource listed below uses its own criteria for selecting program examples, which may range from programs
known to be effective based on research to anecdotal accounts. In each resource, you may want to review
information on the level of evidence required for a program's inclusion.
May include non-rural programs that could be applicable to rural health delivery.
Adapting and Implementing an Evidence-Based Sun-Safety Education Program in Rural Idaho, 2012
Describes the process St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor
Institute (MSTI) took to engage and partner with a
community organization to implement an evidence-based
sun-safety program in rural Idaho. Includes information on
identifying and recruiting a community partner; selecting
an evidence-based program; and planning, implementing,
sustaining, and expanding the program.
Author(s): Charlene Cariou, Melanie Gonzales, Hope Krebill Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 11, 130268 Date: 05/2014 Type: Document view details
New Jersey Clinic Promotes Healthy Lifestyles
Profiles the lifestyle and weight management counseling program at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in rural New Jersey.
Author(s): Candi Helseth Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Rural Service Delivery Integration and Patient Engagement
Profile of Aligning Forces Humboldt, a care coordination and patient engagement initiative in rural Humboldt County, California. The initiative focuses on patient engagement, reduction of unnecessary surgery, and care management for frequent users of the emergency department.
Date: 09/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Screening Tennessee Women From Top to Bottom
Highlights a women's health event started by Darryl Adams, NP, in Grundy County, which is getting more women screened for breast and cervical cancer.
Author(s): Candi Helseth Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 08/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Where Are They Now? Continuing to Reach Out (and Dance) in California
Update to a Rural Monitor Around the Country article featuring California's Reach Out program, which offers wellness programs and helps community members through advocacy, social services, and referrals to healthcare providers.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details