The 2004 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Overview of key issues and trends affecting health and human service delivery in rural communities. Detailed information on the integration of behavioral health and primary care, access to oral health care, and aging-related services.
Date: 04/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Information Technology and Rural Health Networks: An Overview of Network Practices
Describes how rural health networks are using information technology (IT), when IT solutions should be explored, and the future of IT for rural health networks. Based on interviews with 15 rural health networks that received Rural Health Network Development Grants.
Author(s): Keith J. Mueller, Brandi Shay, J. Patrick Hart, Diane Harrop, Donadea Rasmussen Date: 04/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Modeling the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic Conditions of Participation and Reimbursement Methodologies
Discusses the financial feasibility of the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC), a proposed provider type to expand services in remote and isolated primary care clinics. Compares Medicare reimbursement for FESC status with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Rural Health Clinic (RHC), and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) reimbursement. Includes detailed examples of financial impact for seven clinics in rural Alaska, Nevada, Washington, and Wyoming.
Date: 2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Telehealth Gets Back to Basics
Discusses the state of telemental health, importance of collaboration in providing services, and remaining barriers to providing mental health services using telehealth.
Author(s): Etienne Benson Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 58 Date: 06/2003 Type: Document view details