Rural Health Resources by Topic: Service delivery models
Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Care Through Technology
Presents insights on establishing a telebehavioral health
program shared at a meeting convened by the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources
and Services Administration's (HRSA) Office of Special
Health Affairs with participants from HRSA-funded health
centers in urban and rural areas.
Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details
The Future of Rural Health
Describes the current state of the rural healthcare system
and the opportunities for improvement with the passage of
the Affordable Care Act. Discusses core concepts of
providing primary care, basic mental health and oral health
services, surgery and obstetric, pharmacy, eye and
audiology services, public health, new models of care,
workforce issues, and more.
Author(s): Charlie Alfero, Tommy Barnhart, Darrold Bertsch, et al. Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Utah Rural Health Plan
Describes Utah's rural healthcare system, the organizations
comprising the healthcare safety net, and the environment
in which those organizations provide healthcare services.
Prioritizes specific rural health issues identified by
hospital surveys, health assessments, and interviews with
key rural health stakeholders.
Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health view details
Streamlining Telemedicine Licensure to Improve Rural America
Provides information and statistics to support advocacy for
and efforts to implement telemedicine cross-state licensure
to improve healthcare access in rural America. Includes
Author(s): Jarod Giger, Mary DeVany Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Rural Hospital Participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Proposes modifications to the Medicare Shared Savings
Programs (MSSP) and the Advanced Payment Program to help
transform the healthcare delivery system in rural
communities. Discusses expanding Medicare beneficiaries in
rural communities from a single primary care provider to a
Community Care Organization (CCO) with shared savings
payments and providing early payments to CCOs to support
infrastructure and chronic disease management.
Author(s): Lynn Barr Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Editor's Note: Welcome to Our Tenth Anniversary Issue!
Includes thoughts from the editor of the Rural Monitor, Beth Blevins, regarding the past ten years of articles featured in the Rural Monitor. Discusses the Winter 2013 issue's focus on care coordination, health promotion, and housing.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Look What's Coming: What I Saw in 2019
Column presenting the author's view of changes we will see in healthcare and health insurance in the year 2019.
Author(s): Wayne Myers Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
What is a Patient-Centered Medical Home?
Explains the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) definition of a patient-centered medical home.
Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details