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Resources by Type: Presentation Slides

Change in Profitability & Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement, September 2014
Presentation slides from a webinar presented by Mark Holmes and George H. Pink on September 19, 2014. Summarizes reports on the implications for beneficiary travel time if CAHs close, rural and urban differences in inpatient-related costs and use among Medicare beneficiaries, and the effects from the loss of cost-based reimbursement on CAHs.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Date: 09/2014
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway
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Overview of Existing Freestanding Emergency Departments
Reports on the various types of freestanding emergency departments, Medicare reimbursement policies regarding them, and relevant state licensing and regulation requirements. Slides from a presentation at Georgia's Rural Health Stabilization Committee meeting on August 25, 2014.
Date: 08/2014
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Draffin & Tucker, LLP
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Rural Health and Critical Access Hospitals: Opportunities and Challenges
Highlights a presentation on rural healthcare and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in Wisconsin. Discusses some of the healthcare challenges in rural Wisconsin and how rural hospitals are meeting those challenges.
Author(s): Tim Size
Date: 04/2014
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
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How is Rural America Changing?
Presentation slides from a May 24, 2013 "America by the Numbers" C-SPAN recording, Demographics of Rural America. Provides an overview of rural population trends, including maps and charts.
Author(s): John Cromartie
Date: 05/2013
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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The Massachusetts Rural Health Landscape
An overview of the population characteristics, socioeconomic barriers, publicly funded health services, and workforce issues affecting healthcare in rural Massachusetts.
Author(s): Cathleen McElligott
Date: 09/2011
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Massachusetts Office of Rural Health
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Geriatric Nutrition Assessment for Primary Care Providers
Provides an overview on the role of nutrition for seniors and discusses the purpose of and how to conduct a nutrition assessment. Presentation includes presenter comments; to view, hover over the yellow comment box in the upper left corner of each slide.
Author(s): Esther M. Forti, Vicky J. Ott
Date: 07/2008
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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A Rural Federally Qualified Health Center's Influence on Hospital Emergency Room Uninsured/Medicaid Visits and Costs
Describes research analyzing how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) influence access to care for the uninsured and what, if any, economic impact this had on the local hospital and surrounding rural community.
Author(s): Betty Smith-Campbell, David Wright, Michael E. Samuels
Date: 04/2008
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Association, Wichita State University, School of Nursing
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Prevalence of Safe Medication Practices in Small Rural Hospitals
Presentation slides from the National Rural Health Association 29th Annual Conference regarding the prevalence of safe medication practices in small rural hospitals.
Author(s): Katherine Jones, Gary Cochran, Liyan Xu, Keith Mueller
Date: 05/2006
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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