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The Interface of Policy Dynamics and Transforming Rural Health Care Services
Slides presented at the 2019 Western Region Flex Conference discussing the effect of public policy transformation on rural healthcare. Identifies policy initiatives and responses taken by healthcare organizations and management. Highlights new models of approaches, collaborations, and partnerships to sustain programs and services.
Author(s): Keith Mueller
Date: 06/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute
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The State of Rural Wisconsin Health
Presentation slides highlight the state of rural health in Wisconsin. Explores Wisconsin's rural economy, job growth, and workforce challenges, among other factors.
Author(s): Tim Size
Date: 06/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
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Pharmacy Access Office Hours Focus Topic: Clinical Pharmacy 101
Presentation slides from a webinar on clinical pharmacy programs in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Provides operational updates and features a health center in Arizona with 6 pharmacies in primarily rural locations. Includes examples of their programs related to diabetes management, opioids, obesity, and more, funded by savings from the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Rural-Urban Differences in Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program Availability
Slides presented at the 2019 National Rural Health Association (NRHA) annual conference discussing differences in Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) participation for rural and urban hospitals.
Author(s): Timothy Williams, Ty Borders
Date: 05/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Public Meeting, April 4-5, 2019
Includes presentation slides and brief presentation descriptions from a meeting of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) addressing Medicare spending and payment issues. Covers value-based payment, Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) performance, the Medicare Advantage quality bonus program, emergency department spending, post-acute care patient assessment, Medicare Part D drug costs, and payments for rural and low-volume dialysis facilities.
Additional links: Full Meeting Transcript, Improving Payment for Low-Volume and Isolated Outpatient Dialysis Facilities
Date: 04/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
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Assessing Disparities in Pneumococcal Vaccine Service Delivery in the Rural Fee-for-Service Medicare Population
Slides from a March 2019 National Vaccine Program Office (NVAC) meeting discussing pneumococcal vaccine service disparities in rural Medicare fee-for-service populations based on data from 2012 to 2015. Includes data describing rural and urban vaccination services by provider type. Examines community pharmacies as a potential vaccine service provider.
Author(s): Jeffery Talbert, Patricia R. Freeman
Date: 03/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (Presentation Slides)
Presentation slides from the 2019 Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Includes 2016 and 2017 data on new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. and territories most affected by the epidemic: 48 counties with 50% of the new HIV diagnoses, 7 states with disproportionate HIV diagnoses located in rural areas, the District of Columbia, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Discusses the implementation plan that includes a focus on working in rural and other areas with high incidences of HIV.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: HIV.gov, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Hospital-Based Incident Command Systems: Small and Rural Hospitals
Provides slides and additional links from a webinar featuring case studies of how rural, Indian Health Service, and Critical Access Hospitals responded to emergencies and used Incident Command Systems in Tennessee, Nebraska, Texas, South Dakota, Georgia, and Utah. Features training examples and actual situations - shooting incidents, school bus accidents, water contamination, and more - addressing challenges faced and lessons learned.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
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Meeting Needs in Rural Health: Research, Action, Policy
Provides slides from a presentation at the 2019 American Hospital Association Rural Health Care Leadership Conference. Focuses on rural Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), what happens after hospital closures, and opportunities for advancing rural health based on recommendations from RUPRI Health Panel. Includes maps showing non-metropolitan county locations of ACOs over time.
Author(s): Keith J. Mueller
Date: 02/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute
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HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas through 2018
Presentation slides providing statistics on HIV and AIDS for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Includes data on metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) by race/ethnicity, region, and rates of diagnoses.
Date: 2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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