The Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program: Chautauqua County Health Hospital Network
Describes and examines the impact of a care coordination program developed by the Chautauqua County Health Network in New York. Offers well-coordinated preventive health services and links to community-based services to patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who need regular support but are not medically frail. Funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program from 2015-2018.
Date: 2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Availability of Grocery Delivery to Food Deserts in States Participating in the Online Purchase Pilot
Research letter describing a study of the Online Purchase Pilot (OPP), which allows beneficiaries in 8 states to use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to buy groceries online. Includes statistics on the availability of grocery delivery among rural food desert census tracts and SNAP households in the 8 OPP states.
Author(s): Eric J. Brandt, David M. Silvestri, Jerold R. Mandi, Margaret L. Holland, Joseph S. Ross Citation: JAMA Network Open, 2(12) Date: 12/2019 Type: Document 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
Evaluation of the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents-Payment Reform
Third annual report evaluating a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Innovation payment model intended to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for long-term care nursing facility residents by offering incentives for the provision of in-house care to eligible residents, rather than a transfer to a hospital for treatment. Presents details on the effect of the payment model on Medicare expenditures in the participating states: Alabama, Missouri, Indiana, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania. Discusses the implication of the payment model in rural facilities.
Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Trends in New York Registered Nurse Graduations, 2002-2018
Report looks at the number and distribution of registered nurses who graduated in New York from 2002-2018. Discusses the nursing program admissions and prospective nursing jobs in the state.
Date: 10/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies view details
Translational Science: Research with Results that Touch Rural Populations
Provides an overview of translational science and the role of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Discusses how NCATS is working to ensure rural communities benefit from translated science. Features a New York telehealth program addressing Parkinson Disease that is helping rural patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 10/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details