Rural Health Resources by Topic: Care coordination
Study Protocol: Maintaining Preventive Care During Public Health Emergencies Through Effective Coordination
Presents a qualitative study protocol that examines screening rates at VA medical centers during COVID-19 to determine strategies that provide continued care during public health emergencies. Discusses selection of sites, which will be based on rurality, COVID-19 patient caseload, and performance related to cancer and mental health screenings. Highlights the importance of care coordination teams in regard to specialty care.
Author(s): Sylvia J. Hysong, Traber Davis Giardina, Jennifer Freytag, et al. Citation: Implementation Science Communications, 4, 150 Date: 11/2023 Type: Document view details
Community Care Hubs: A Promising Model for Health and Social Care Coordination
Examines the coordination of health and social needs by focusing on the community care hub model. Provides information on the types of organizations functioning as hubs as well as how the hubs operate, serve, and network within their communities. Includes case studies of hubs working within rural and underserved areas.
Author(s): Joshua Breslau, Petra W. Rasmussen, Nabeel Qureshi, Evan D. Peet Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Community Living, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation view details
Rural Health Care Coordination Sourcebook, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the ten initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program for the 2020-2023 period, with information on program accomplishments and reach. Detailed grantee profiles include contact information, consortium partners, population served, program outcomes and impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Cancer Survivorship Challenges of Rural Older Adults: A Qualitative Study
Examines the perspectives of rural, older cancer survivors regarding their experiences, challenges, and related recommendations. Provides feedback from 27 former cancer patients regarding survivorship care plans, communication with their healthcare team, and transportation, financial, psychological, diet, and physical health challenges.
Author(s): Evelyn Arana-Chicas, Laura M. Hincapie Prisco, Saloni Sharma, et al. Citation: BMC Cancer, 23(917) Date: 09/2023 Type: Document view details
Practice Perspectives on Care Coordination in Rural Settings
Analyzes perspectives on care coordination models in rural areas that integrate social services with healthcare. Examines interview feedback from 16 healthcare informants in rural Missouri regarding integration of social determinant of health (SDOH) services into their practices, such as transportation, mental health, housing, food access, and dental care.
Author(s): Julie M. Kapp, Beau Underwood, Kristi Ressel, Kathleen Quinn Citation: Professional Case Management Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Assisting Rural Consumers: Webinar Slides
Provides an overview of the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid's (CMS) frameworks for health equity and advancing health equity in rural, tribal, and geographically isolated communities.
Outlines barriers for healthcare consumers living in rural areas, and offers tactics for healthcare assisters and navigators who help rural populations make healthcare decisions.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Development Program, 2020-2023
Provides brief program descriptions and overviews of the sustained impact of the 44 rural health networks funded during the 2020-2023 grant period. Programs used integrated rural healthcare networks to address health needs including behavioral/mental health, care coordination, chronic disease, social determinants of health, and telehealth. Grantee profiles include a network overview, program outcomes, partners involved, and program sustainability.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
2023 National Survey on MIH-CP Programs
Results of a February 2023 survey of approximately 400 emergency medical services (EMS) agencies nationwide that have launched mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine (MIH-CP) programs. Features statistics on nontraditional services offered, and programs by demographic region served, with breakdowns by 3 levels of population density.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians view details