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Resources by Type: Presentation Slides

Mandated Report on Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: Work Plan and Preliminary Findings
Presentation slides examining non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefits for Medicaid beneficiaries as well as improved coordination between NEMT and public transit or other federally-assisted transportation services. Discusses challenges faced by rural communities.
Author(s): Kacey Buderi
Date: 10/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Disproportionate Burden of Cervical Cancer Survival by Race and Rurality in South Carolina, 2001-2016
Presentation slides on a study presented at the 13th American Association for Cancer Research Conference. Provides 2001-2016 data and statistics on cervical cancer survival rates in South Carolina, with information broken down by race and rurality.
Author(s): Radhika Ranganathan, Whitney Zahnd, Swann Arp Adams
Date: 10/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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AHHQI Home Health Chartbook 2020
Provides an overview of home health including patient demographics and clinical profiles, organizational trends, the economic contribution of home health agencies, and patient outcomes. Includes charts and graphs throughout, as well as state-by-state data. Slide 8 highlights the rural-urban distribution of home health users.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation, Avalere, National Association for Home Care and Hospice
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Elder Abuse and Grandparent Abuse
Presentation slides from the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative on elder abuse and grandparents raising grandchildren in Native American communities. Describes spiritual, cultural, and language considerations for responding to cases of abuse or neglect, including specific ways that hospitals can meet the needs of abused Native American elders. Offers census data on households in which grandparents raise grandchildren, including age and income characteristics and factors leading to grandparents caring for grandchildren. Includes a document outlining the needs and capacity of grandparents to take on a custodial role for children.
Additional links: Grandparent Preparedness Checklist
Author(s): Jacqueline Gray
Date: 07/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
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Association of Farm-Related Occupations with Psychological Distress & Mortality
Highlights the factors contributing to psychological distress and mortality among farm-related occupations. Discusses the health risks associated with agricultural labor and their psychological and physical outcomes. Slide presentation from the 2020 National Rural Health Association Annual conference.
Author(s): Ahmed A. Arif, James N. Laditka, Sarah B. Laditka, Oluwaseun Adeyemi
Date: 06/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Surviving COVID-19 as a Rural Health Clinic: New Federal Policies & Programs to Help Keep Your Clinic Open
Webinar recording providing an in-depth presentation on the federal initiatives supporting Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) during the COVID-19 pandemic given by the National Association of Rural Health Clinics' Bill Finerfrock, Executive Director and Nathan Baugh, Director of Government Relations.
Additional links: Webinar Slides
Date: 04/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Selecting Rural Data in data.census.gov
Step-by-step guide showing two methods for selecting rural data from the U.S. Census Bureau's data.census.gov tool, which provides access to a wide range of statistics describing the U.S. population. Shows how to easily identify data for use in rural health grant applications, community health needs assessments, and more.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Maternal Morbidity among Women in Medicaid
Provides an overview of severe maternal morbidity and mortality (SMMM) among Medicaid beneficiaries. Presents data on SMMM rates by insurance payer, race/ethnicity, and geography, including differences among rural and urban residents. Presented by Dr. Katy Kozhimannil, director of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, at the January 2020 MACPAC meeting.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil
Date: 01/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Factors Associated with Lung Cancer Screening in Urban vs. Rural Individuals at Risk for Lung Cancer
Presentation slides on a study investigating rural/urban differences in Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) cancer screening. Study participants included current and former smokers ages 55-80 with a smoking history of 30 or more years.
Author(s): Anja Zgodic, Gabriel Benavidez, Whitney Zahnd, Jan Eberth
Date: 2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Human WNV Cases by County, New Mexico, 2019
Presentation slides featuring data and associated demographics on the number of individuals affected by West Nile virus by county in New Mexico.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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