Programs and Training Strive to Improve Care for Rural LGBTQ+ Patients
Discusses healthcare access challenges experienced by LGBTQ+ people in rural areas and the role awareness and training programs for providers can play in improving care. Features programs in Idaho and Virginia that are helping rural healthcare facilities provide better care.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Meeting the Health and Social Needs of LGBTQ+ Older Adults Through Medicaid
Brief describing the unique healthcare needs for older LGBTQ+ adults. Discusses health outcome disparities, discrimination, intersectionality, barriers to care, and the challenges for rural residents. Offers recommendations for improving outcomes for older, Medicaid-enrolled LGBTQ+ adults in California.
Author(s): Matthew Phan, Carrie Graham, Torshira Moffet, Jason Flatt Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details
Native LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit Resources
Presents a list of organizations and resources for LGBTQ+ and two-spirited people in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Features resources for youth, parents and caregivers, schools, and providers, among others.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention view details
Caring for LGBTQ+ Populations in Rural Kansas
A recorded webinar that discusses how to provide healthcare and support to LGBTQ+ populations in rural Kansas. Includes information and data regarding healthcare disparities for LGBTQ+ individuals and how to help disadvantaged populations navigate the healthcare system.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment view details
Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and Answers
Defines health and healthcare disparities and discusses the social and economic inequities that drive them. Provides details on the current status of health disparities in the U.S. including rural, the importance of addressing them, and what the federal government is doing to alleviate health disparities. Identifies related issues to be addressed in the future.
Author(s): Nambi Ndugga, Samantha Artiga Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: KFF view details
The Development of Accessible and Sustainable Transgender Health Education for Rural-Serving Medical Providers in Appalachia
Presents the results of a project to develop and implement a cultural competency training program for rural-serving medical residents focused on transgender primary healthcare in South Central Appalachia – an area that is medically under-resourced and experiences intersectional discrimination. The Kern Model medical curriculum and data from clinic stakeholders, residents, and transgender community members were utilized in the development of this training program. Highlights the value of virtual training providing increased accessibility for rural clinics.
Author(s): Rebecca Altschuler, Abbey K. Mann Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 23 (2) Date: 04/2023 Type: Document view details