Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Resources by Type: Presentation Slides

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
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details