Diabetes Disparities In Illinois
Examines inequalities between access to Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) locations in urban areas and those in underserved or rural areas. Includes a county-level map showing Illinois Health Care Centers and CDSMP locations with breakdowns by county diabetes prevalence.
Author(s): Taylor Jansen, Liliana Aguayo, James Whitacre, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 16 Date: 02/2019 Type: Document view details
Evaluating Home-Based Health Coaching from Community Health Representatives for Navajo Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Reports on the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) program that utilizes community health representatives (CHRs) in the home setting to assist Navajo adults with diabetes management. Discusses CHRs' community-wide health promotion strategies and individualized in-home patient care. Includes results of the program on participant health.
Author(s): Sonya S. Shin, A. Katrina Nelson, Letizia Trevisi, et al. Date: 2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute view details
Community-based Palliative Care: Scaling Access for Rural Populations
Explains the role palliative care plays in meeting the needs of patients with serious illness and chronic medical conditions. Discusses challenges to accessing palliative care in rural areas and highlights work in Alaska, California, and Kansas to help address this need.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 10/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Improving Chronic Disease Self-Management by Older Home Health Patients through Community Health Coaching
Describes a pilot study using community volunteers trained as health coaches to assist rural older adults with chronic diseases discharged from home health services in effectively managing their chronic condition, with the intent to reduce their hospital readmission and emergency department use.
Author(s): Cheryl Dye, Deborah Willoughby, Begum Aybar-Damali, Carmelita Grady, Rebecca Oran, Alana Knudson Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 660 Date: 04/2018 Type: Document view details
COPD & Rural Health: A Dialogue on the National Action Plan
Video of rural health experts discussing the challenges, opportunities, and resources related to the COPD National Action Plan's 5 goals. Presentations feature data including county-level maps on prevalence of COPD and death rates.
Date: 03/2018 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health view details
New Mexico Mobile Screening Program for Miners Brings Care to the Patients
Highlights a New Mexico program that uses screenings, specialty care via telehealth, and collaboration to meet the healthcare needs of miners with occupational lung disease. Services are provided via a mobile screening clinic housed in a semi that goes to 12 locations in the state.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details