Culture as a Social Determinant of Health
Describes the role that culture plays in health for Native Americans. Discusses the importance of cultural competence for healthcare providers, and includes recommendations for healthcare providers and policymakers.
Author(s): James Knibb-Lamouche Date: 11/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine view details
Place-Based Policies and Public Health: The Road to Healthy Rural People and Places
Identifies how the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable
Care Act (ACA) can influence the social determinants of
health and contribute to the prosperity, equity,
sustainability, and livability of rural places.
Author(s): Keith J. Mueller, A. Clinton MacKinney, Mario Gutierrez, Jocelyn Richgels Date: 03/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Rural Policy Research Institute Human Services Panel, Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel view details
Indiana Healthy Opportunities for People Everywhere (I-HOPE)
A statewide program in Indiana to address health disparities among minority and rural citizens. Collaborates with various partners to improve nutrition, affordable housing, transportation, childcare issues, and employment, among others. Details funding opportunities for community projects and offers program resources such as contact information for regional field teams and interactive maps related to program goals. Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Indiana Department of Health, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University view details
Exploring Rural Health Podcast
A monthly podcast focused on current issues in rural healthcare and population health. Features leaders and experts at the local, state, and national level discussing solutions to help meet rural communities' needs. Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details