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Resources by Type: Video/Multimedia

Mortality in Rural Areas: Insights from National Research and Community-Based Initiatives
Webinar recording discusses mortality rates in rural and urban areas, as well as the causes of rural mortality. Features presentations from representatives of the Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 11/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HIV Prevention and Treatment Challenges in Rural America from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Webinar recording discusses rural HIV infection rates and barriers to HIV prevention and treatment in rural communities. Features presentations from representatives of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and Medical Advocacy & Outreach.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 10/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Rural Health
Presents information on COVID-19 vaccine implementation planning for rural stakeholders. Describes steps for prioritizing populations and allocations, an overview of distribution and administration, vaccination provider recruitment and enrollment, vaccine storage requirements, concerns about vaccine misinformation, and additional strategies for rural areas. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Federal and State Policy Changes Since COVID-19
Video recording of a presentation on federal and state telehealth policy changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) policies related to geographic and site location for the patient, provider location and type, and telehealth delivery modality. Addresses common issues related to reimbursement and payment codes, Medicare billing guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics, and notes post-COVID policy questions and issues. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Connected Health Policy, Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
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Introducing the Rural Community Paramedicine Toolkit
Webinar recording presents the Rural Community Paramedicine Toolkit. Discusses benefits, lessons learned, and provides an overview of the community paramedicine model for rural communities. Features presentations from representatives of NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, the William Bee Ririe Hospital, the Queen Anne's County Department of Health, the United Ambulance Service/United Training Center, and the United Ambulance Service.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout
Date: 09/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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An Evaluation of FirstNet's Progress
Presents a recording of a September 24, 2020, hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Examines FirstNet and AT&T's progress on developing a nationwide public safety broadband network. Testimony from Jason Porter, Senior Vice President of AT&T, discusses FirstNet's focus on rural America.
Additional links: Jason Porter Testimony
Date: 09/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
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Suicide Prevention in Primary Care
Two-part webinar recording on integrating suicide prevention measures into a rural primary care setting. Part one discusses rural suicide rates, screening, and risk assessment. Part two covers interventions, post-intervention follow-ups, and telehealth.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
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Maternal and Obstetric Care Challenges in Rural America from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Webinar recording discusses a National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services' policy brief on the challenges of providing maternal and obstetric care in rural communities. Features presentations from representatives of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mercer University, and MSMP Anesthesia Services LLC.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 08/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Mental Health in Rural America
Discusses mental health issues among farmers and ranchers. Highlights some of the stressors for farmers and farm families, as well as strategies and resources to help cope with farm-related stress.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau
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Introducing the Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit
Webinar recording presents the Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit. Discusses strategies, models, and lessons learned for addressing social determinants of health in rural communities. Features presentations from representatives of NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, CASA of Oregon, and the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment Program.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout
Date: 08/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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