Responding to the Need for Rural General Surgery Training Sites: A How-To
Discusses the key steps to establishing a rural focused general surgery residency program and factors to consider such as the selection of appropriate training sites offering exposer to a variety of surgical procedures, compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) regulations, and funding for the trainee to support housing, salary, and medical liability insurance. Describes existing general surgery training models in rural areas of Wisconsin, North Dakota, New York, South Dakota, and Oregon.
Author(s): Karen Deveney, Benjamin T. Jarman, Robert Sticca Date: 04/2015 Type: Document view details
Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program, 2015-2018
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 8 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program in the 2015-2018 funding cycle. The initiatives focus on care coordination activities for diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Date: 2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
The Built Environment and Utilitarian Walking in Small U.S. Towns
Examines associations in self-reported and objective built
environment walking measures among rural adults. Includes
walking data by demographics, lifestyle characteristics,
and environmental measures.
Author(s): Mark P. Doescher, Chanam Lee, Ethan M. Berke, et al. Citation: Preventive Medicine, 69, 80-86 Date: 12/2014 Type: Document view details
Community Health Center Growth & Sustainability: State Profiles From the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States
Provides health and economic data, and Medicaid policy information regarding community health centers (CHCs) in rural and urban areas, from 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia.
Author(s): Dan Lowenstein, Nancy Lager, Tom Manning, et al. Date: 12/2014 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Development Corporation, RCHN Community Health Foundation view details
The Oral Health Workforce in New York
Summary of the oral health workforce across the state of New York. Includes demographics for both dentists and dental hygienists, discussion of the low availability of Medicaid oral health providers, and distribution of the workforce by region.
Date: 08/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies view details