Summer Meals Site Finder
An online tool that allows the user to search an address within the United States and find free summer meals for kids within a 15-mile radius. Provides information about the meal service site and how to contact them, type of meal offered, days of operation, and directions to the meal site. Type: Directory Sponsoring organization: USDA Food and Nutrition Service view details
UVM CORA Community Rounds: Strategies for Distributing Naloxone to Rural Communities
Webinar recording discusses rural opioid overdoses and methods for distributing naloxone to prevent overdoses. Explores the use of data, technology, and working with emergency services partners to deliver naloxone to people at risk of overdosing, among other factors.
Author(s): Geoff Capraro, Brooke A. Lawrence Date: 07/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction view details
Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals (DASH)
Interactive tool designed to help hospital emergency planners and supply chain staff estimate supplies that may need to be available immediately during mass casualty incidents and infectious disease emergencies, based on hospital characteristics. Comprises four modules which can provide hospitals a holistic view of the supplies needed to address various types of incidents. Type: Tool Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response view details
Leadership Fundamentals Video Series: Surviving and Thriving as a New Leader
A 6-part video series for new rural health leaders transitioning to a supervisor or manager role. Covers building organizational awareness; managing performance; communication, conflict, and difficult conversations; leading change; and team engagement. Training modules include interviews with rural health leaders, discussion questions, suggested activities to support learning, and supplemental resources.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
MedPAC Data Book: Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program, 2022
Provides an overview of Medicare spending and highlights data on Medicare beneficiary demographics, dual-eligible
beneficiaries, quality of care provided through the Medicare program, and other payer liability. Examines settings of care, including rural specific provider sites, as they relate to spending, access to care, and profit margins. Compares rural and urban beneficiaries and providers throughout. Chart 6-2 addresses rural hospital closures.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission view details