Rural Health Resources by Topic: Research methods and resources
Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021–2025
Planning document presenting goals to address health
disparities through scientific research, activities that
sustain research, and outreach efforts. Describes health
disparity populations, including racial and ethnic
minority, rural, less privileged socioeconomic status
(SES), and sexual and gender minorities (SGM) populations.
Outlines plans to implement research projects and
activities, and discusses Leap Forward priority areas that
will advance research methods in minority health and health
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health view details
Combating Antimicrobial Resistance and Protecting the Miracle of Modern Medicine
Examines antimicrobial resistance and the problems facing population health, discussing health, economic, and infection prevention burdens. Chapter 5 highlights the University of Washington Tele-ASP program, which connect experts with antimicrobial stewardship teams at rural hospitals through telehealth. Offers recommendations for national action to address antimicrobial resistance.
Author(s): Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine view details
Health Services and Primary Care Research Study
Presents the results of a study on the contributions of federally-funded health services research and primary care research through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from FY 2012-2018. Identifies opportunities for coordination and gaps in funding, methods and dissemination. Provides recommendations on how to maximize future funding of health services and primary care research. Includes rural references throughout.
Author(s): Peter Mendel, Courtney A. Gidengil, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, et al. Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details
The American Opioid Epidemic in Special Populations: Five Examples
Report on the disproportionate impacts of the opioid crisis
on certain populations, including those involved with the
criminal justice system, rural populations, veterans, young
adults, and individuals who inject drugs. Offers
statistical data for each group and discussion of opioid
use disorder and mortality, barriers to treatment,
promising strategies to address treatment issues, and
research and policy priorities. Section on rural
populations offers data on drug overdose deaths, rates of
opioid prescription, and the association between economic
distress and opioid-involved deaths.
Author(s): Carlos Blanco, Mir M. Ali, Aaron Beswick, et al. Date: 10/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Academy of Medicine view details