Rural Health Resources by Topic: Culture and cultural competency
A Roadmap for Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities
A resource to build evaluation knowledge and skills of tribes, evaluation partners, and other stakeholders to conduct more useful and meaningful evaluations. Focused on evaluation of child welfare programs, but applicable to evaluation of other types of programs.
Date: 09/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Redesigning Health Professions Education and Practice to Prepare the Interprofessional Team to Care for Populations
12th Annual Report to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Congress of the United States. Discusses the need to educate healthcare professionals to care for diverse needs including culture, language, economic status, cultural competency, and health disparities. Discusses the importance of telehealth and telemedicine in population health in rural areas and for those with unstable health conditions that require close monitoring by a health professional.
Date: 08/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages view details
Stakeholder Recommendations for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services
Provides guidance for California's mental health and substance use services with stakeholder input. Addresses rural issues related to delivering and financing services, including workforce shortages and Medicare rates. Highlights telemedicine as a potential solution and the importance of coordinating primary and mental healthcare. Summarizes project reports from the California Reducing Disparities Project for various ethnic and minority groups, including rural data for Native Americans.
Date: 06/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services view details
Health Literacy, Health Communication Challenges, and Cancer Screening among Rural Native Hawaiian and Filipino Women
Details a study based on 6 focus groups with Native Hawaiian and Filipino women in rural Hawaii. Breaks down participants' data by cancer screening history, family and personal history with cancer, self-reported health literacy, and demographic information, such as race, age, educational attainment, and marital status, among others. Also discusses cultural competency and language barriers.
Author(s): Tetine Sentell, May Rose Dela Cruz, Hyun Hee Heo, Katheryn Braun Citation: Journal of Cancer Education, 28(2), 325-334 Date: 06/2013 Type: Document view details
The State of the Border Report: A Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S.-México Border
Examines the management of the U.S.-Mexico border and
border region according to four core areas: trade and
economic development, security, sustainability, and quality
Author(s): Erik Lee, Christopher E. Wilson, Francisco Lara-Valencia, et al. Date: 05/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, North American Center for Transborder Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute view details
Rural Vets: Their Barriers, Problems, Needs
Describes barriers, problems, and needs that rural veterans experience with a focus on healthcare, and identifies what can be done to help address these.
Author(s): John A. Gale, Hilda R. Heady Citation: Health Progress, 94(3), 49-51 Date: 05/2013 Type: Document view details