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Rural Health Research in Progress in the Rural Health Research Centers Program, 9th Edition
Contains information about rural health services research conducted by the Rural Health Research Centers Program of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.
Date: 02/2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center
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FCC Rural Health Care Support Mechanism: Second Report and Order, Order on Reconsiderations, & Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
FCC report identifying the expansion of funding for rural telemedicine services to improve the effectiveness of the rural healthcare universal service support mechanism. The mechanism provides discounts to rural healthcare providers to access modern telecommunications for medical and health maintenance purposes. Defines "Rural Area."
Date: 12/2004
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission
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Assessment of Barriers to the Delivery of Medicare Reimbursed Diabetes Self-Management Education in Rural Areas
Explores the barriers that rural practitioners face in providing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) to Medicare beneficiaries.
Additional links: Fact Sheet
Author(s): M. Paige Powell, Saundra H. Glover, Janice C. Probst, Sarah B. Laditka
Date: 09/2004
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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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
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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
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Rural Health Research in Progress in the Rural Health Research Centers Program, 8th Edition
Describes the research and policy analysis projects underway in the Rural Health Research Centers Program of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP). Projects are arranged by topic, with indexes by funding source, center, and project title.
Date: 02/2004
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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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
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Charleston, West Virginia, September 7-9, 2003
Minutes for a September 2003 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services in Charleston, West Virginia. Topics addressed include health professions education, mental health integration, oral health, and senior services.
Date: 09/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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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
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Washington, DC, March 2-4, 2003
Minutes of a National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services meeting. Topics addressed include quality of care, integrating behavioral health and primary care, oral health, and aging issues.
Date: 03/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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