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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Washington, DC, January 29-31, 2006
Minutes from a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services covering the following topics: substance abuse, Medicare Advantage, and Head Start in rural areas.
Date: 01/2006
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Violence and Rural Teens: Teen Violence, Drug Use, and School-Based Prevention Services in Rural America
Findings from a study that examined the prevalence of violence-related exposures and drug use among rural teens, with information by race and gender. Compares policies and mental healthcare services of rural and urban schools.
Additional links: Fact Sheet
Author(s): Michael D. Mink, Charity G. Moore, Andy Johnson, Janice C. Probst, Amy Martin
Date: 03/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Response of Local Health Care Systems in the Rural Midwest to a Growing Latino Population
Reports findings from a study of healthcare access issues for Latinos in rural communities in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. Describes successful strategies that could be adopted by other communities to address the growing Midwestern Latino population.
Author(s): Michelle Casey, Lynn Blewett, Kathleen Call
Date: 08/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Telehealth.HHS.gov: Community Stories
Offers a collection of profiles on communities and providers that have used telehealth virtual visits to improve access to healthcare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Community Eligibility Program (CEP) Opportunity Finder
An interactive tool that allows users to search for school districts eligible for Community Eligibility Programs (CEPs) by state and federal identified student percentage (ISP).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: No Kid Hungry
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No Kid Hungry Focus Area Map
An interactive county-level map that provides food insecurity information on under-resourced communities and number of children in need. Includes county-level data on students in poverty, food insecurity rates, social vulnerability index, and students eligible for free or reduce meals.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: No Kid Hungry
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Telehealth for FQHCs/RHCs: Video Resource Library
Offers videos on topics relevant to telehealth implementation for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Topics address telehealth readiness, marketing, selecting service providers, process improvement, and documenting workflows. Also, covers telehealth in primary care and dentistry, school-based telehealth, and diabetes prevention, screening and education services. Transcripts are available by clicking the three dots and selecting "show transcript."
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
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Rural Schools: Emergency Management Planning for All Settings
Provides information and resources on emergency planning (EP) for rural schools. Discusses challenges such as funding, staff shortages, and lack of broadband, and includes steps to overcome them. Also presents example programs, including those aimed at engaging community partners and students in EP planning process.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools
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Telehealth Best Practice Guides
Library of guides offering information and resources related to telehealth billing, strategy, and implementation. Topic areas include behavioral healthcare, chronic conditions, maternal health, and school-based services.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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America After 3PM Interactive Data Dashboard
Provides information on afterschool programs such as demand, health benefits, and opportunities they offer to participants, based on data from the America After 3PM 2020 survey. View data by state and Black or Latinx community using the drop down menu in the upper left of the page. Also provides a special report on afterschool and summer program demand in rural areas.
Additional links: Rural Special Report
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Afterschool Alliance, America After 3PM
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