New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act Agency Report 2023
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities, including COVID-19, substance use disorder, homelessness, and cancer. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2023, covering community health workers, cancer, diabetes, suicide prevention, and more.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health view details
Development and Evaluation of the Delivery-Based HEALED Produce Rx Program for Uninsured Patients With Diabetes in Rural Eastern North Carolina
A program evaluation brief that provides an overview of the Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyle to Enhance Diabetes management (HEALED) program that surveyed patients in 2019 and then delivered plant-based foods to 40 participants as a part of a produce prescription (PRx) program in 2021. Reports on how PRx programs and related resources such as cooking instructions can positively impact diabetes patients. Discusses the importance of performing a needs assessment, pilot programming, and a formative evaluation in rural and underserved programs to remove food access barriers such as lack of transportation and involve participants in their own wellness journeys.
Author(s): Lauren R. Sastre, Brandon Stroud, Elisa Smith, Khadijah Hendrix, Olivia McBride Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 06/2023 Type: Document view details
Disparities in Diabetes Care: Differences Between Rural and Urban Patients Within a Large Health System
Examines rural versus urban residence and the related impact on a patient's quality of diabetes care. Analyzes 2019 data of 45,279 patients with diabetes in a large healthcare system, comparing rural versus urban outcomes of 5 diabetes care metrics. Discusses health disparities in diabetes care based on geography.
Author(s): Randy Foss, Karen Fischer, Michelle A. Lampman, et al. Citation: The Annals of Family Medicine, 21(3), 234-239 Date: 05/2023 Type: Document view details
Rural Healthy People 2030: Common Challenges, Rural Nuances
Policy brief focused on Rural Healthy People 2030, a companion piece to the Healthy People 2030 initiative with a focus on health priorities of rural populations. Features rural stakeholder perspectives on the top 20 Rural Healthy People priorities with breakdowns by census region, Medicaid expansion status, gender, age, race, and field of employment.
Author(s): Morgan Kassabian, Aakriti Shrestha, Timothy Callaghan, et al. Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center view details
Rural Healthcare Disparities in the United States: Can Our Payer Structures Help Us Get Upstream?
Describes a care model utilizing CHWs to engage patients by screening for diseases, and offering education and information to help them manage their chronic conditions in an accessible, non-traditional setting such as a food bank distribution center, county fair, livestock auction, and educational events in rural Idaho. Discusses the value of CHWs, along with a primary care team, in improving outcomes for populations at risk, and the absence of payment models to support this model.
Author(s): Kelly McGrath Citation: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 38 (Suppl 1), 16-17 Date: 03/2023 Type: Document view details
Associations Between Social Vulnerability and Providing Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention and Management Activities in South Carolina, 2019
Examines the abilities of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in South Carolina to implement evidence-based diabetes prevention and management activities in counties with high burden of heart disease, diabetes, and associated social vulnerabilities. Includes state map showing location of RHCs and FQHCs and data on associations between social vulnerability measures and diabetes prevention and management activities.
Author(s): Jennifer Mandelbaum, Courtney Brightharp, Kristian Myers, Shauna Hicks Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 02/2023 Type: Document view details
Rural Population Health in the United States: A Chartbook
Presents rural population health data by Census region and state, with some data by sex, race, and ethnicity. Includes U.S. maps showing county-level data as well as a variety of charts, including rural-urban disparity charts, state summary charts, and more. Topics addressed include access to care, health outcomes and risks, mortality, social determinants of health, and socioeconomic data.
Author(s): Randy Randolph, Sharita Thomas, Mark Holmes, et al. Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details