Sociodemographic Determinants of Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalization Risks in Florida
Identifies sociodemographic determinants of myocardial infarction (MI) hospitalization risks and assesses whether the impacts of these determinants vary by geographic location. Features statistics with breakdown by rural location and county-level maps showing the spacial distribution of MI hospitalization risks in Florida from 2005-2014.
Author(s): Evah Wangui Odoi, Nicholas Nagle, Russell Zaretzki, et al. Citation: Journal of the American Heart Association, 9(11) Date: 06/2020 Type: Document view details
EMS in Dixie County, Florida: Driving Data for Improved Health
Video details how Dixie County, Florida used supplemental Flex funding to improve reporting quality data collection of its rural emergency medical services (EMS). Explores the way the county used the supplement funding to improve the rate of data collection and data quality of the county's EMS.
Date: 01/2020 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Making Community Health Workers (CHWs) Fundamental: New Research Strengthens the Case for State Policymakers to Include CHWs in Care Delivery Teams
Summarizes key findings from previous Patient-Centered
Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) funded studies in 9
states on Community Health Workers (CHWs) interventions and
their effect on diverse ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and
geographic backgrounds, including rural. Offers
evidence-based recommendations to help state policymakers
integrate CHWs into healthcare delivery teams to improve
health outcomes and reduce the cost of healthcare for
individuals and populations.
Author(s): Denisse Sanchez, Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, Eliot Fishman Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute view details
Inequalities in Elevated Depressive Symptoms in Middle-aged and Older Adults by Rural Childhood Residence: The Important Role of Education
Measures the disparities in the prevalence of elevated depressive symptoms by rural childhood residence and the influence of childhood socioeconomic conditions and educational attainment. Identifies the prevalence of depressive symptoms among U.S.-born adults ages 50 years and older using data from 1998–2014 Health and Retirement Studies – ongoing publicly available datasets of non-institutionalized adults.
Author(s): Audrey R. Murchland, Chloe W. Eng, Joan A. Casey, Jacqueline M. Torres, Elizabeth Rose Mayeda Citation: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34(11), 1633–1641 Date: 11/2019 Type: Document view details
Community Health Worker Roles and Responsibilities in Rural and Urban America
Results of a study to explore community health worker (CHW) roles and responsibilities, the growing professionalization of the field, and interactions between CHWs and other healthcare providers. Uses data obtained from focus groups conducted in Florida, Minnesota, California, and Massachusetts. Provides an in-depth look at the differences between CHW work in rural and urban areas, and offers insights to support continued growth of the field.
Author(s): Timothy H. Callaghan, David J. Washburn, Cason D. Schmit, et al. Date: 11/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center view details