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Evolving Roles of Rural Hospitals: Evidence from Pandemic Experiences
Slides presented at the 2021 Southern Legislative Conference annual meeting. Presents data on the spread of COVID-19 in rural communities over time and compares confirmed COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 deaths in urban and rural counties in the southern states. Highlights how state policies can invest in and support rural hospitals.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute
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Basics of Value-based Care and Payment
Slides presented to the Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP) providing an overview of value-based care and payment models. Includes examples of rural providers addressing patient social needs, tackling local health issues, and aligning services with community needs.
Author(s): Jennifer P. Lundblad
Date: 06/2021
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services Utilization
Summarizes the results of a poll conducted between April 29-May 2, 2021, regarding patients' experiences receiving mental health and substance use treatment services, including telehealth services, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examines the utilization of these services and barriers to treatment by gender, age, education, income, ethnicity, and urban-rural status. Explores the preferences of individuals seeking mental health or substance abuse treatment.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: Bipartisan Policy Center, Morning Consult
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Continuing on the Road to Value
Slides presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association's Annual Public Policy Forum. Discusses management methods and policy initiatives for transitioning hospitals to value-based care. Includes information on the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model, Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Pathways to Success, and global budgeting.
Author(s): Keith J. Mueller
Date: 01/2021
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute
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Impacts of COVID-19 on Rural Mental Health
Presentation slides from an American Farm Bureau Federation poll of 2,000 rural adults in December 2020, comparing results to a similar April 2019 poll. Addresses perceived importance of mental health, issues of stigma, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, barriers to care, and other mental health topics. Tracks response trends between 2019 and 2020, highlighting consistent aspects of the survey and changes in impressions and experiences.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau Federation
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Human WNV Cases by County, New Mexico, 2020
Presentation slides featuring data and associated demographics on the number of individuals affected by West Nile virus by county in New Mexico.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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COVID-19 Behavior Changes and Recommendations for COVID-19 Messaging Among People Who Use Drugs in Rural Oregon
Presentation slides that provide an overview of rapid qualitative interviews during the COVID-19 pandemic to assess COVID-19 messaging geared toward people who use drugs (PWUD) in rural Oregon counties. Provides demographic information of and qualitative responses from respondents.
Author(s): Justine Pope, Jessica Larsen
Date: 10/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Comagine Health
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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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Building Capacity for Value
Slides presented at the 2020 Nebraska Rural Health Conference describing the evolution of value-based care. Discusses different approaches to value-based care transformation, including the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations and global budgeting. Presents management and leadership strategies to navigate future changes while meeting community health needs.
Author(s): Karla Weng
Date: 09/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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