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Resources by Type: Audio

Robert Pack & Maggie Elehwany: VRHA Keynoters--and VRHA Board President Summer Sage
Recording from the 2017 Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA)'s Rural Health Providers Conference. Discussion of new rural healthcare-related education initiatives and resources, grant funding to help combat the Virginia opioid crisis, and rural health policy developments on the federal level and their impact on rural areas.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Rural Affairs, National Rural Education Association
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Mental Health Best Practices with Kari Oyen
Kari Oyen, professor of School Psychology at the University of South Dakota, discusses mental health issues including suicidal behavior in rural America, the role played by school psychologists, and prevention services based on risk factors including single-parent homes, poverty, and poor attendance at school.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Rural Affairs, National Rural Education Association
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Tuberculosis And Rural Health Care In America
Episode of WBUR's On Point radio program, featuring discussion of a tuberculosis outbreak in rural Perry county, Alabama. Describes attempts to screen and treat low-income patients, despite many residents' mistrust of the medical profession. Panelists include the author of a recent Harper's Magazine article about tuberculosis in the Black Belt, a Perry County doctor, a University of Alabama professor of rural medicine, and a healthcare reporter from the Los Angeles Times.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Audio
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Hospice in Rural America
Presents an audio recording of a February 3, 2011 webinar on hospice in rural America.
Author(s): Christy Whitney
Date: 02/2011
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Hospice Foundation of America
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Telemedicine in Rural America
Examines how telemedicine helps increase access to health care for people in rural areas in an interview with Dr. Mary Wakefield. Discusses the benefits for rural pharmacists and identifies how telemedicine can decrease stigma against obtaining mental health services.
Author(s): Mary Wakefield, S. Hausman
Date: 10/2008
Type: Audio
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Rural Matters
Collection of biweekly, 30-minute podcasts about rural education, business, and health, intended to increase awareness, inform discussion, and expand the dialogue on important issues facing rural stakeholders. Guests include rural education decision-makers, business owners and entrepreneurs, and healthcare representatives.
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Rural Affairs, National Rural Education Association
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Rural Health Leadership Radio Podcast
Free weekly podcast featuring various rural health leaders discussing items such as lessons learned, success stories, strategies, things to avoid, and more.
Type: Audio
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Health Update from The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
A February 2015 webinar discussing three briefs from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS). The first two briefs focus on the Affordable Care Act, with discussion on rural enrollment and pricing of the 2014 Health Insurance Marketplace plans and premiums. The third brief focuses on rural hospice. Presented by Committee Chair Ronnie Musgrove and several other NACRHHS members. 53 minutes.
Additional links: Audio Recording, Presentation Slides, Transcript
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Human Services Update from The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
February 2015 webinar discussion of two policy briefs from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS) - Rural Poverty and Federal Human Services Programs and Homelessness in Rural America. Presented by Committee Chair Ronnie Musgrove and several other NACRHHS members. 26 minutes.
Additional links: Audio Recording, Presentation Slides, Transcript
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Measures for Rural Palliative Care Programs
Audio recording of a webinar presented on September 18, 2014, giving results of a study examining quality measures that show clinical quality, cost and efficiency, and the patient and family experience of rural palliative care programs.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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