Rural Health Resources by Topic: Networking and collaboration
Public Health Is Local
Discusses ways local health departments (LHDs) of various sizes can collaborate with state and federal partners and successfully implement programs. Considers issues facing current LHDs, such as localism versus centralism, the COVID-19 pandemic, staffing and capacity issues, and more. Offers potential solutions and planning strategies for obstacles LHDs face.
Author(s): Nisha M. Patel, Padmini Ranasinghe, Phillip Phan, et al. Citation: Health Affairs Date: 12/2022 Type: Document view details
Bringing Community Voice into Cross-Sector Data Sharing: Supporting Aging Populations in Rural Utah
A case study that discusses a partnership between healthcare and social care entities involved with the Learning and Action in Policy and Partnerships (LAPP) initiative to implement data sharing and patient record digitization. Discusses the impact on senior care in rural Utah to improve data sharing that is culturally appropriate for tribal populations.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Center for Health Care Strategies, Data Across Sectors for Health view details
Increasing Knowledge of Palliative Care in South Dakota
Describes the creation of the South Dakota Palliative Care Network and discusses its work to increase knowledge of palliative care among rural healthcare professionals, nursing students, and community members in the state.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Maternal Health: Availability of Hospital-Based Obstetric Care in Rural Areas
Explores the availability of hospital-based obstetric services in rural areas. Summarizes stakeholder perspectives on the factors affecting the availability of these services and on the efforts federal agencies, states, and others could take
to increase the access to obstetric
care. Highlights six programs identified by researchers and provider associations as effective at increasing obstetric care in rural areas.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
How To Improve Community Wildfire Defense Grants To Build Rural Resilience
Analyzes the impact of wildfires in northern New Mexico to plan for increased needs related to climate disasters in rural and vulnerable communities across the U.S. Discusses issues such as capacity in rural areas that create challenges when utilizing federal assistance. Provides suggestions for investments in built environment and collaborations across agencies to plan for grant funding that supports rural areas and increases rural resilience.
Author(s): Sofia Garcia George, Mark Haggerty Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details
Interconnected - The Future of EMS in Rural & Urban Minnesota
Recording of a panel presentation that discusses challenges and potential opportunities related to Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Explores issues such as workforce, funding, and collaboration of EMS networks in Minnesota.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: Center for Rural Policy and Development, The Citizens League view details