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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Veterans

VHA-ORH Research Library
A list of professional articles and studies on issues impacting the delivery of healthcare and services to rural veterans.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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VHA-ORH Rural Promising Practices
A compendium describing proven models of care currently implemented to improve access to care and specialty care for rural veterans and their families within their own communities. Provides clinical and operational information about these models for healthcare professionals serving rural veterans.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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Veterans Data Central
Provides veteran information and data by county or by metropolitan/outside metropolitan status. Topics covered include demographic and economic indicators, homelessness, housing characteristics, and Veterans Affairs housing and mortgage financing.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Locations
A directory of VA facilities, including benefit offices, Vet Centers, VA hospitals, and Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Veterans Choice Program
Webinar, presented March 3, 2015 by the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health on the Veterans Choice Program. Discusses the current status of rural veterans, an overview of the Veterans Choice Program, and the requirements for providers to participate. Includes presentation slides and resources for healthcare providers interested in participating in the program.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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CREATE: Improving Rural Veterans' Access/Engagement in Evidence-Based Mental Healthcare
Identifies projects to increase access to evidence-based mental health services delivered by the Veteran Administration's community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: VA Health Services Research & Development Service
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Veterans Health Library
A library for providers to find health information focused on veterans in the form of health sheets, videos, and guides geared toward veterans, their family members, and caregivers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Co-Managed Care Toolkit
Designed to address knowledge and communication gaps existing between VA healthcare teams and non-VA teams in cases where veterans utilize both types of providers. Designed to help create a care network for rural veterans.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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The Clergy Connection
Newsletter of the National VA Chaplain Center and Rural Clergy Training Program that covers the role of clergy in addressing mental health and reintegration needs of returning veterans.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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VA Community Provider Toolkit
Delivers support, therapeutic tools, and resources to community providers treating veterans for mental health concerns.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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