Rural Health Resources by Topic: Chronic disease management
Grantee Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program, 2021
Detailed descriptions of 20 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2021. Reports on each grantee's network infrastructure development, plans for sustaining the network after the grant, and program activities addressing topics such as integrated service delivery, creating efficiencies, integrating health services, chronic disease management, and care coordination. Grantee profiles identify the geographic areas served, network partners, and primary contact person.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Staving Off One's Mortality: Rural Kidney Health and Its Disparities
Describes rural disparities around access to disease-stabilizing treatment for kidney disease and to renal replacement therapies. Features insights from providers serving rural patients, as well as a rural kidney transplant recipient sharing her experience.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Diabetes Prevalence and Monitoring by Urbanization
Poster presentation from the National Rural Health Association 2022 annual conference, examining the prevalence of diabetes and the quality of annual hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) monitoring in a national sample of commercially-insured people. Features demographics and statistics including prevalence of diabetes among enrollees and HbA1c testing in people with diabetes in 2019 and 2020, with breakdowns by metro and nonmetro location.
Author(s): Lindsey R. Hammerslag, Katie Youngen, Ty Borders, Jeffery Talbert Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details
Initial Home Dialysis Is Increased for Rural Patients by Accessing Urban Facilities
Investigates health disparities between rural and urban patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD). Examines 97,930 dialysis initiates from the 2017 United States Renal Data System, broken down by the timing of home dialysis initiation, patient race, disease type, body mass index (BMI), employment status, rural versus urban facility location, and more. Discusses issues of access and disparities in mortality for different populations.
Author(s): Joel T. Adler, S. Ali Husain, Lingwei Xiang, James R. Rodrigue, Sushrut S. Waikar Citation: Kidney 360, 3, 488-496 Date: 03/2022 Type: Document view details
2022 Georgia Department of Community Health Annual Report
Includes financial and performance highlights that underscore the agency's goals of strengthening healthcare access, expanding services, and addressing healthcare workforce challenges across Georgia. Includes a section on the State Office of Rural Health, with with information on the Rural Hospital Stabilization Program, the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program, COVID testing, and the J-1 Visa Waiver Program.
Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Department of Community Health view details