Health Coaching Interventions With a Heart-Healthy Lenoir Project Client
Demonstrates how the Heart-Healthy Lenoir Project study to reduce the risk of heart disease integrated a personalized health coach to provide educational assistance and collaborate with primary care to help a client reduce their blood pressure and improve diet and physical activity.
Author(s): Jim Tillman Citation: Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 2(3), 83-86 Date: 05/2013 Type: Document view details
Care Management for Medicaid Enrollees Through Community Health Teams
Presents data from a 2011-2012 review of state Medicaid medical home programs in 8 states. Identifies community health team programs that provide services such as care coordination and self-management coaching. Includes information on small or rural practices.
Author(s): Mary Takach, Jason Buxbaum Date: 05/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund view details
Integrating Routine HIV Screening into a Primary Care Setting in Rural North Carolina
Summarizes the results of a survey taken by rural North Carolina African American residents who were offered a rapid HIV screening test in a primary healthcare setting. Includes sample survey questions and data on reasons for declining screening test.
Author(s): James L. Harmon, Michelle Collins-Ogle, John A. Bartlett, Julie Thompson, Julie Barroso Citation: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 25(1), 70-82 Date: 04/2013 Type: Document view details
Trends in Graduate Medical Education in North Carolina: Challenges and Next Steps
Analyzes whether physicians remain in-state after finishing residency training and if residency training programs are producing physicians that practice in medically underserved areas. Includes state-level percentages and national averages of residents who are International Medical Graduates, percent of physicians retained in state, plus other data specific to North Carolina.
Author(s): Erin Fraher, Julie Spero, Jessica Lyons, Helen Newton Date: 03/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research view details
Care Coordination Keeps Patients, Providers in the Loop
Provides an update on three providers' coordinated care services and the progress they've made since their stories were first published in the Rural Monitor. Includes programs in North Carolina, Idaho, and Missouri.
Author(s): Candi Helseth Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Does Core Area Theory Apply to STIs in Rural Environments?
Examines whether geographical core areas for gonorrhea and
syphilis exist in rural versus urban North Carolina.
Includes spatial analysis and maps of gonorrhea and
syphilis rates by census tract, clusters overlaid on rural
urban commuting areas, and clusters overlaid with each
Author(s): Dionne C. Gesink, Ashleigh B. Sullivan, Todd Norwood, Marc L. Serre, William C. Miller Citation: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 40(1), 32-40 Date: 01/2013 Type: Document view details
Addressing Rural Health Disparities Through Policy Change in the Stroke Belt
Examines the feasibility and acceptability of 24 Common
Community Measures for Obesity Prevention (COCOMO)
strategies based on local culture, infrastructure, funding,
and community support by surveying and interviewing
residents from rural Lenoir County, North Carolina.
Author(s): Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Tosha W. Smith, Linden Maya Thayer, et al. Citation: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 19(6), 503-510 Date: 2013 Type: Document view details