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Resources by Topic: Population health

Rural/Urban Disparities in Utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Training to the Fee-for-Service Medicare Population Management Training to the Fee-for-Service Medicare Population
Compares the utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) services of Medicare recipients in rural and urban areas in 2016. Breaks down DSMT providers, service units, beneficiaries, and average utilization rate in rural and urban counties.
Author(s): Christian Rhudy, Aric Schadler, Jeffery Talbert
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Rural/Urban Disparities in Utilization of Medical Nutrition Therapy to the Fee-for-Service Medicare Population
Compares the utilization of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) services by Medicare recipients in rural and urban areas in 2016. Breaks down MNT providers, service units, beneficiaries, and average utilization rate in rural and urban counties.
Author(s): Christian Rhudy, Eugene Shin, Jeffery Talbert
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Rural/Urban Disparities in the Utilization of Health and Behavioral Assessments/Interventions in the Fee-for-Service Medicare Population
Compares the utilization of Health and Behavioral Assessments and Interventions (HBAI) services by Medicare recipients in rural and urban areas. Breaks down HBAI providers, service units, beneficiaries, and average utilization rate in rural and urban counties.
Author(s): Christian Rhudy, Eugene Shin, Jeffery C. Talbert
Citation: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center Publications
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Drug Education and Cessation Programs Help Teens Avoid or Quit Vaping
Highlights vaping education programs reaching rural schools in California and Tennessee, as well as a multi-state program helping teens in 18 states quit vaping.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Map the Meal Gap 2020: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2018
Provides county-level information on U.S. food insecurity and food price in 2018. Covers statistics and data on child food insecurity, food price variation, disability, health implications, and more. Includes data breakdowns by region and rural/urban location.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Feeding America
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NRHA COVID-19 Technical Assistance Center
Supports the needs of rural providers and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assists rural healthcare organizations through financial consultations, operational support, and help obtaining essential medical resources, including Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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COVID-19 Information for Ag Workers (June 2020)
Highlights information and resources related to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Great Plains region. Features resources and frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) News and Resources from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Access to National Academies reports, virtual events, and resources focused on COVID-19. Covers COVID-19 spread and treatment, as well as related issues such as clinician well-being, crisis standards of care, and transportation impacts.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Training for Healthcare Professionals
Recorded webinars, online courses, and other training for healthcare professionals related to COVID-19. Addresses clinical care, infection control, personal protective equipment (PPE), nonpharmaceutical interventions, and emergency preparedness and response.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Tribal Resource Center
Offers resources and assistance to keep tribes informed on the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain the safety and well-being of tribal populations. Includes updates & communications, community health and advocacy tools, webinars and events, and tribal response plans.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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