Wisconsin State Health Improvement Plan: 2023-2027 Summary
Provides an overview on the collaboration and partnerships to create the state health improvement plan, with a focus on social and community conditions, safety, social belonging and wellness, and mental health. Includes strategies specific to rural areas as well as tribal and local health departments.
Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services view details
Building Rural Prosperity: Annual Report 2022
Report from the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development's Rural Partners Network, a group working across federal agencies to ensure that rural people have access to federal resources and a hand in determining how those resources are deployed in their communities. This report outlines the group's activities from 2022. Lists the selected Community Networks and ranks their priority areas which includes medical care. Describes a selection of projects from the Community Networks and also how federal dollars were invested in rural locations. Includes a timeline of activities and outcomes from the year.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Partners Network view details
Human Services in Rural Contexts: Comprehensive Report
Provides an overview of human services in rural areas, with information focused on human services programs and benefits, economic and social well-being, persistent poverty communities, and adaptations to overcome access barriers in rural areas. Includes tables, graphs, and county-level U.S. maps depicting human services needs.
Author(s): Emily Brimsek, James Murdoch, Emma Ward, Neel Chakraborti, Ashton Cain Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: 2M Research, Administration for Children and Families, Urban Institute view details
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development 2022 Annual Report
Highlights the accomplishments of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development in 2022. Covers outreach and research initiatives on topics including agri-tourism and food security, energy and sustainability, and community development.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development view details
Building a Better Wisconsin: Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Wisconsinites - 2023 Governor's Health Equity Council Report
Provides an overview of the Wisconsin Governor's Health
Equity Council 2023 recommendations which are focused on upstream health interventions related to the economic, social, and physical environment, with specific attention to health and community services, education and housing, justice, governance, and family-sustaining fiscal policy. Includes strategies specific to rural communities as well as county-level maps on health outcomes and percentage of children in poverty.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services view details
Community Sociodemographics and Rural Hospital Survival Analysis
Policy brief highlights the specific sociodemographic characteristics of rural communities that correlate with hospitals that are in financial distress. Examines the community factors for 985 rural hospitals in financial distress according to the Financial Distress Index from 2010 to 2019.
Author(s): Claudia A. Rhoades, Brian E. Whitacre, Alison F. Davis Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health view details
The State of Healthcare in North Carolina: 2022 Impact Report
Examines contributions to the people and economy of North Carolina by the 130 members of the North Carolina Heathcare Association. Describes key issues facing North Carolina health systems, including access and innovation, workforce development and retention, health equity, and behavioral health. Mentions rural throughout.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Healthcare Association view details
The State of Unexpected: 2022 Kansas Annual Report
Depicts community and economic developments in Kansas through 2022, including in the Office of Rural Prosperity. Provides county-level maps depicting economic impacts, rural opportunity zones, broadband acceleration projects, and capital projects.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Commerce view details