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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Rapid City, South Dakota, June 9-11, 2009
Minutes from the 62nd meeting of the NACRHHS, which provides recommendations on rural health and human services issues to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Meeting included discussions on the following topics: rural primary care provider workforce, home and community-based care for rural seniors, and healthcare provider integration.
Date: 06/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Implementation of Telepharmacy in Rural Hospitals: Potential for Improving Medication Safety
Describes successful telepharmacy activities being implemented in rural hospitals and analyzes policy issues related to the implementation of telepharmacy projects in rural hospitals.
Additional links: Policy Brief, March 2009
Author(s): Michelle Casey, Walter Elias, Alana Knudson, Walter Gregg
Date: 12/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center
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What Makes Rural Healthcare Work? An NRHA American Tour
Compilation of vignettes highlighting the opportunities and challenges that exists in the rural healthcare landscape. Describes examples, practices, and lessons learned from providing healthcare services in rural areas. Focuses on sharing methods to improve the delivery and quality of healthcare services.
Author(s): Forrest W. Calico, Wayne Myers
Date: 02/2007
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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Providing Hospice and Palliative Care in Rural and Frontier Areas
Toolkit of resources and information to help support the development of hospice and palliative care in rural and frontier areas. Includes information on finance, staffing, outreach, quality and more. Describes programs in Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Date: 10/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center to Advance Palliative Care, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, National Rural Health Association
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Access to Rural Pharmacy Services in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Describes the status of rural retail pharmacies in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Discusses pharmacy organizational characteristics, staffing, services provided, financial status, and planned future changes. Also examines the availability of pharmacy services in rural areas of these states, including changes over a three year period in the distribution of pharmacies. Briefly analyzes regulatory and policy issues that affect the delivery of pharmacy services in rural areas.
Author(s): Michelle M. Casey, Jill Klingner, Ira Moscovice
Date: 07/2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Voices from the Field: A Blog About Resilience During the Pandemic
Seven-part blog series discusses physical, spiritual, and mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features behavioral health providers and leaders detailing methods used to promote wellness in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Highlights perspectives from rural and urban areas, including American Indian communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
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UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Trauma and Person-Centered Care
Highlights a report on trauma and person-centered care practices of three tribal nursing homes in Nebraska, Alaska, and South Dakota. Discusses best practices for caring for patients dealing with the repercussions of elder and child abuse, sexual assault, and historical trauma, among other traumatic experiences.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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South Dakota Cancer Incidence & Mortality
Provides a tool for viewing South Dakota cancer data by county. Includes comparisons between the county and state level for cancer incidence and mortality rates by cancer type and offers the ability to compare counties.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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WIN Pacesetter Story: Thunder Valley CDC
Highlights Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation (TVCDC), an organization working to improve health, culture, and the environment on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Discusses activities underway to address housing needs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Community Commons
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