Partners in Health: Mental Health, Primary Care and Substance Use Interagency Collaboration Tool Kit
Designed to assist primary care clinics and behavioral
health agencies, including Federally Qualified Health
Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), to build
collaborative relationships. Provides job descriptions,
sample agreements and contracts, screening instruments and
evaluation measures, operational forms, strategies and
prototypes for integrating mental and physical services,
practical advice, issues to consider when brokering
agreements, and mutual role descriptions.
Date: 2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Integrated Behavioral Health Project view details
Improving Accessibility: VISN 11 Mobile Prosthetics Van Program
Describes a mobile program that provides prosthetic and orthotic services to veterans in areas of Michigan, Indiana, northwest Ohio, and eastern Illinois that did not previously offer them and that may be many miles away from the nearest veteran medical center (VAMC).
Author(s): Sherri DeLoof, Guadalupe Bravo, Ernest Howard, Michael Rilenge Date: 2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers view details
Evolving Trends in Maternal Fetal Medicine Referrals in a Rural State Using Telemedicine
Presents the results of a study using Arkansas Medicaid claims and birth certificate data from 2001-2006 to make an assessment of maternal fetal medicine (MFM) referrals and consultations from face-to-face interaction to telemedicine over time in a rural population. Discusses the formation of ANGELS (Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning Systems) to improve obstetrical care in rural Arkansas and to improve appropriate referrals to MFM specialists.
Author(s): Everett F. Magann, Janet Bronstein, Samantha S. McKelvey, et al. Citation: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 286(6) Date: 12/2012 Type: Document view details
Options for Rural Health Care System Reform and Redesign
Examines options for rural healthcare infrastructure in a
changing health care environment and reflects on previous
work around the Affordable Care Act. Includes a discussion
of the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC) and Frontier
Community Health Integration Project (F-CHIP).
Date: 12/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Palliative Care Rural Initiative Dissemination Model and Implementation Guide
Includes tools, best practices, and lessons learned associated with implementing care coordination models to help rural community hospice organizations meet the needs of veterans. Created within a collaboration of the National Rural Health Resource Center and the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23 and designed to be replicated by other VISNs.
Date: 11/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details