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Educational Intervention to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Rural Patients with Chronic Diseases: Lessons Learned from An Innovative Academic–Community Partnership
Results of a study using an educational intervention to increase vaccine knowledge and vaccine acceptance in rural patients with chronic diseases in West Virginia. Uses data from an academic–community partnership comprising researchers, practitioners, community organizations, community-engaged partners, and patient stakeholders.
Author(s): Ranjita Misra, Brenna Kirk, Samantha Shawley-Brzoska, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 21(1), 71
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
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Produce Prescription Programs Offer 'A Holistic Approach' to Addressing Rural Food Insecurity and Diet-Related Disease
Features produce prescription programs serving rural Mississippi, New Mexico, and Vermont that are helping improve access to healthy foods for those with diet-related chronic conditions. Describes how produce Rx programs can support local food systems and discusses funding and sustainability considerations.
Author(s): Brendan Stermer
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Urbanization Level and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2022
Bar chart showing the total, metropolitan, and nonmetro percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes for those aged 18-34, 35-49, 50-64, and 65 and older.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 73(2), 49
Date: 01/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Determinants of Disparities of Diabetes-Related Hospitalization Rates in Florida: A Retrospective Ecological Study Using a Multiscale Geographically Weighted Regression Approach
Analyzes the determinants related to diabetes hospitalizations in Florida according to ZIP code tabulation area (ZCTA) level. Utilizes 2016 to 2019 data to examine socioeconomic, demographic, healthcare-related, and built environment characteristics that correlate with diabetes-related hospitalizations. Includes state maps showing diabetes hospitalizations according to specific determinants, including rurality.
Author(s): Jennifer Lord, Agricola Odoi
Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics, 23(1)
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
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Telemedicine Use and Decrements to Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Examines type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension quality of care as associated with telemedicine use during the COVID-19 pre-pandemic (March 13, 2019 to December 31, 2019) and pandemic (March 13, 2020 to December 31, 2020) periods. Examines variables such as HbA1c monitoring and control, blood pressure monitoring and control, and telemedicine use. Presents data according to patient demographic information including age, sex, race/ethnicity, marital status, insurance type, health conditions, and metropolitan, micropolitan, small town, or rural residence.
Author(s): Hector P. Rodriguez, Elizabeth Ciemins, Karl Rubio, et al.
Citation: BMC Digital Health, 2, 2
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
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Kentucky Demographics, Analytics, Trends and Access (K-DATA) 2024
Reports on health and population in Kentucky. Includes coverage of state demographics, social determinants of health, healthcare workforce supply and distribution, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), access to care, facilities, public health programs, nutrition, youth, people with disabilities, substance use disorder, cancer, diabetes, and characteristics of Kentucky's rural, urban, Delta, and Appalachian regions.
Date: 2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
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Enhancing Access and Impact of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Using Telehealth: A Narrative Review
Evaluates the viability of telehealth delivery of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) via a literature review of telehealth-based disease prevention program research. Discusses clinical effectiveness, feasibility and acceptability, and policies affecting MDPP implementation. Highlights rural-relevant research findings and discusses access benefits of remote delivery.
Author(s): Natalie D. Ritchie, Melanie T. Turk
Citation: mHealth, 10, 10
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
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2023 - 2028 Oklahoma State Health Improvement Plan
Offers overview of Oklahoma resident health indicators and improvement goals with specific focus on social determinants of health, mental health, substance use, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Notes statewide resources and assets for each indicator. Includes a health inequity map at the census tract level.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Investigation of Predictors of Severity Of Diabetes Complications among Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes in Florida, 2016–2019
Examines risk factors for severe diabetes complications in adult hospitalizations in Florida by considering individual socioeconomic as well as area-level predictors. Utilizes 2016-2019 hospital discharge data to analyze predictors of complications and formulate a Neighborhood Deprivation Index for rural and urban ZIP code tabulation areas (ZCTAs) in Florida.
Author(s): Jennifer Lord, Keshia Reid, Chris Duclos, Alan Mai, Agricola Odoi
Citation: BMC Public Health, 23, 2424
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
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Final Rule for CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule: Fact Sheet
Fact sheet covering Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) telehealth policy changes for 2024 as outlined in the final calendar year (CY) 2024 Physician Fee Schedule. Covers eligible services that can be delivered by telehealth, remote monitoring services, physician supervision, diabetes self-management training (DSMT), and more.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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