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North Carolina Community Health Center Association - COVID-19 Resources
Provides information and resources for health centers in North Carolina related to COVID-19, including clinical guidance, reimbursement and billing, telehealth, and human resources.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Community Health Center Association
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South Carolina Telehealth Alliance - COVID-19: Resources for Patients and Providers in South Carolina
Features links to resources for online screening, laws and regulations, and reimbursement policies, related to telehealth in South Carolina.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Telehealth Alliance
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COVID-19 Rural Health Daily Digest
List of new policies, regulations, and other information to help rural healthcare providers as they respond to COVID-19. Updated daily.
Author(s): Kevin J. Bennett, Michele Stanek, Megan Weis, Samantha Renaud
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of South Carolina Center for Rural & Primary Healthcare
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Florida Association of Community Health Centers - Centralized FQHC Resources for COVID-19 Updates & Alerts
Offers links for updates and resources for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Florida, including information on state and national regulatory changes, as well as resources to support telehealth for FQHCs.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Florida Association of Community Health Centers
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AMA Telehealth Quick Guide
Presents information to aide physicians and practices implementing telemedicine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes an overview of telemedicine policies and payment guidelines. Outlines key considerations regarding vendor selection, workflow, and patient care.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Improving Mental Health Care by Understanding the Culture of Farming and Rural Communities
Session one of a four-part webinar series on the interplay of COVID-19 and the mental health crisis in rural and agricultural communities. Discusses co-occurring substance use disorders, telehealth, and provider compassion fatigue, among other issues.
Additional links: Session Four: Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders in Farming and Rural Communities: Assessment, Ethics, and Preventing Compassion Fatigue, Session Three: Providing Mental Health Telehealth Services in Farming and Rural Communities, Session Two: Approaching and Treating Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders in Farming and Rural Communities
Date: 06/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
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Telehealth in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Implications for Rural Health Disparities
Investigates the potential effects of telehealth implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic on rural health disparities. Includes discussion on telehealth initiatives and barriers to accessing broadband, and provides recommendations for researchers and policymakers.
Author(s): Kelly A Hirko, Jean M Kerver, Sabrina Ford, et al.
Citation: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
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COVID-19 & Rural Health Equity in Northern New England
Studies the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on health equity for rural communities of Northern New England. Discusses health systems, social service organizations, and communities' responses to the pandemic; efforts to protect vulnerable populations; telehealth; financial impacts on healthcare organizations; and more.
Author(s): Elizabeth Carpenter-Song, Anne Sosin
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Equity and Rural Empowerment Initiative
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Telehealth Availability in US Hospitals in the Face of the COVIDÔÇÉ19 Pandemic
Highlights a study on hospital readiness and capability to provide healthcare services via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses the factors that affect telehealth capability and compares hospitals in rural and urban areas and by census region.
Author(s): Neeraj A. Puro, Scott Feyereisen
Citation: Journal of Rural Health
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
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Integrating Telemedicine for Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Primary Care: Beyond the COVID Pandemic
Discusses adapting expanded telehealth services used during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). Highlights the successes of telehealth expansion during COVID-19 and suggest ways it could be used to increase access to medication treatment for OUD.
Author(s): Yih-Ing Hser, Larissa J. Mooney
Citation: Journal of Rural Health
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
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