An Analysis of Oral Health Disparities and Access to Services in the Appalachian Region
Analyzes disparities in oral health status and access to
oral healthcare in the Appalachian Region. Examines
relationships between oral health disparities and
socioeconomic status indicators. Focuses on aiding efforts
to develop targeted interventions to reduce disparities in Appalachia.
Author(s): Denise D. Krause, Warren L. May, Nancy M. Lane, et al. Date: 12/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research view details
Occupational Injury and Treatment Patterns of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
Highlights a study based on a survey of migrant and seasonal workers in Maine and New York regarding occupational injuries and treatment locations. Breaks down rate of migrant health center and emergency room utilization, as well as the rate of injuries treated elsewhere and those that went untreated.
Author(s): Melissa A. Brower, Giulia B. Earle-Richardson, John J. May, Paul L. Jenkins Citation: Journal of Agromedicine, 14(2), 172-178 Date: 05/2009 Type: Document view details
Achieving Success in QIO and Rural Hospital Partnerships
Provides 4 case studies that highlight strategies employed by Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) to help small rural hospitals implement successful quality improvement initiatives. Focuses on the benefits of technical assistance from QIOs to rural hospitals.
Author(s): Janet Pagan-Sutton, Lauren Silver, Jyoti Gupta Date: 02/2009 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis view details
Making Care Primary (MCP) Model
Provides information on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center's Making Care Primary (MCP) Model, which offers a pathway for primary care clinicians in eight states to gradually adopt prospective, population-based payments while building infrastructure to improve behavioral health and specialty care integration and enhance equitable access to care. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning (CHaMP) Tool
A mapping tool that shows county- and state-level changes in climate between 1981 and 2021 for 15 U.S. states. Allows user to select for climate events such as extreme heat, wildfire, severe weather, tropical storms/hurricanes, and more. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organizations: Carolina Integrated Sciences and Assessments (CISA), Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), Mid-Atlantic Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA) view details
Rural Northern Border Healthcare Support Technical Assistance Center
Provides technical assistance to rural healthcare providers and communities in the Northern Border Region. Supports providers and communities exploring and implementing strategies related to improving access to care, workforce recruitment and retention, and transition to value-based care. Part of the Rural Health Redesign Center. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Redesign Center view details
New York State Association for Rural Health - Webinars
Provides information on upcoming webinars sponsored by the New York State Association for Rural Health. Topics include billing and coding training, behavioral health, opioid response, and more. Links to past event information are also available. Type: Calendar/Event List Sponsoring organization: New York State Association for Rural Health view details