Rural Health Value Summit: Driving Value Through Community-Based Partnerships
Provides an overview of a June 2023 summit regarding the intersection of rural providers and communities, value-based care and payment models, and social determinants of health (SDOH). Describes the efforts of Arkansas, Michigan, Oregon, and South Carolina communities that had representatives at the summit. Discusses opportunities for policymakers, payers, and health system leaders to build and support infrastructure to address social determinants of health in rural communities and offers possible next steps.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Missing Components of Receptor Status Among Women With Invasive Breast Cancer
Examines factors related to the testing of receptors that aid in accurate prognosis and treatment of patients with invasive breast cancer. Analyzes patient data of 321,913 women for missing components of receptor status (MCRS) according to patient and clinical characteristics, such as age at diagnosis, race, insurance status, rural versus urban residence, and more.
Author(s): Julie A. Stephens, James L. Fisher, Robert Wesolowski, Electra D. Paskett Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(8) Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
On-Farm Health Screening Needs of Immigrant Dairy Workers
Webinar recording discussing a study evaluating the health needs of immigrant dairy workers in Texas as well as health risk screenings on the farm. Describes barriers to healthcare including access, childcare, leave from work, language barriers, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Network of the National Library of Medicine view details
State Differences in Recommended Components of Care Received During Postpartum Visits for Rural and Urban Residents, 2016-2019
Policy brief measuring state-level differences in receipt of recommended postpartum care components for urban and rural residents, using data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Features statistics on the median number of postpartum care components with breakdowns by state and rurality, and state-level maps with shadings showing frequency of screening for depression, smoking, abuse, and counseling for contraception, eating and exercise, and birth spacing.
Author(s): Julia D. Interrante, Phoebe Chastain, Katy Backes Kozhimannil Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Availability of Cancer Care Services and the Organization of Care Delivery at Critical Access Hospitals
Examines the availability and organization of cancer care services at Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Summarizes results of a survey of nursing and patient care leaders at 135 CAHs. Describes cancer treatment, diagnostic, and screening services provided at CAHs and the staff used to deliver patient care. Identifies four levels of CAH cancer care services.
Author(s): Ira Moscovice, Helen Parsons, Nathan Bean, et al. Citation: Cancer Medicine, 2023 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details
Perceived Barriers and Benefits of COVID-19 Testing among Pacific Islanders on Guam
Results of a project aiming to promote COVID-19 testing among Pacific Islanders using culturally relevant community-tailored strategies with culturally and linguistically appropriate educational materials, and to identify the factors associated with COVID-19 testing. Uses data collected from June 2021 to July 2022.
Author(s): Rachael T. Leon Guerrero, Angelina G. Mummert, Dareon C. Rios, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(13), 6302 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details