Rural Health Resources by Type: Presentation Slides
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
Grandparent Preparedness Checklist
Author(s): Jacqueline Gray Date: 07/2020 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organization: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative view details
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 view details
Concurrent Opioid and Methamphetamine Use in Rural Communities: Perspectives Among People Who Use Drugs
Presentation slides that discuss concurrent methamphetamine use and opioid use among people living in rural
communities, characteristics of the high-risk rural environments, and strategies to improve treatment and harm reduction for concurrent methamphetamine/opioid use. Utilizes March 2018 to April 2019 survey data from a study taking place in 2 rural counties in Oregon. Includes demographic information of and qualitative responses from survey respondents.
Author(s): P. Todd Korthuis, Gillian Leichtling Date: 05/2020 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organizations: Comagine Health, Oregon Health & Science University view details
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 view details
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
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) view details
Analysis of Buprenorphine Prescribing Patterns Among Advanced Practitioners in Medicaid
Presentation slides from an October/November 2019 public meeting, describing the effects of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 on access to opioid use disorder treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries. Includes information on urban and rural trends in prescribing.
Author(s): John Wedeles Date: 10/2019 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission view details
Financial Incentives to Improve Community Health
Slides presented at the 2019 National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) Annual Meeting discussing several federal initiatives as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the Medicare Shared Savings Program and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), resulting in controlled costs, improved quality of care, and offering financial incentives. Identifies how State Offices of Rural Health can support health organizations to participate successfully in these initiatives.
Author(s): Keith Mueller Date: 10/2019 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
Have Healthy People 2020 Benchmarks for Leading Causes of Death Been Met in Rural and Urban Areas?
Presentation slides from an August 20, 2019 webinar, with analysis of death rates for 7 major causes of death, in light of Healthy People 2020 benchmarks. Features mortality statistics from 2007-2017 for diabetes, heart disease, suicide, cancer, stroke, unintentional injury, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with breakdowns by gender, race, and region, with 6 levels of population density.
Author(s): Alva O. Ferdinand, Timothy Callaghan, Marvellous Akinlotan, Kristie Primm Date: 08/2019 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organizations: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, Texas A&M Health Science Center view details
Balancing the Risk Pool: Enrolling Young Adults and Other Hard to Reach Populations
Discusses strategies and methods targeted toward hard to
reach populations, including rural residents, young adults,
immigrants, and the self-employed. Focuses on balancing the
health insurance risk pool. Covers statistics on
marketplace consumers and breaks down uninsured rates by
state using 2017 data.
Date: 07/2019 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details