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What Does It Mean to Be a Rural Emergency Hospital? Hear This Kansas CEO's Journey to An REH
Recording of a February 8, 2024, webinar discussing the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) program. Provides an overview of the REH designation, policy and regulatory requirements, REH Technical Assistance Center (TAC) services, and REH conversion timeline. Features a discussion with Jeff Bowman, Chief Executive Officer of South Central Kansas Medical Center, regarding the facility's conversion to REH status.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Redesign Center
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Kansas Center for Rural Health: Maternal Care Mapping Project
A recorded webinar describing a project that aims to map obstetric providers, facilities providing obstetric care, and mental health providers in Kansas. Provides data on 2021 live births and female residents per county.
Author(s): Karen Weis, Udana Urceo, Danielle Ast, Amy Garcia, Alexander Alsup
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Nursing Workforce Center
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Caregiving Across the Life Course in Rural and Urban Households in the North Central Region
A recorded webinar that discusses the NCR-Stat: Caregiving Across the Life Course Survey dataset that focuses on child, adult, and elder caregiving. Survey dataset explores how caregiving impacts economic development in rural and urban communities in the North Central Region.
Author(s): Zuzana Bednarik, Shoshanah Inwood, Florence Becot
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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Hearing on Examining Chronic Drug Shortages in the United States
Congressional hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee discussing pharmaceutical drug shortages. Discusses cancer care, healthcare quality, the 340B program, supply and demand, reimbursement, and other policy measures. Witnesses include Dr. Stephen Schleicher discussing rural concerns. Captions available in video player.
Additional links: Dr. Stephen Schleicher Testimony
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: House Ways and Means Committee
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Evaluating Telehealth Services
Webinar recording offering an overview of the evaluating telehealth services process in the domains of access, logistics, experience, effectiveness, and equity using the Rural Telehealth and Healthcare System Readiness Measurement Framework from the National Quality Forum. Includes resources for facilities wanting to implement telehealth services in Oklahoma and nationally. Transcript included in video description.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Heartland Telehealth Resource Center, Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Mobile Units and Your RHC - Is It a Good Fit?
Recording of a February 21, 2024, webinar reviewing current regulations and guidance regarding Rural Health Clinic (RHC) mobile units. Explores operational considerations regarding whether a mobile unit is a good fit for an RHC. Profiles the experiences of Baptist Health opening a mobile RHC unit in rural Kentucky. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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How to Launch a Pulmonary Rehab Program
Highlights the benefits to hospitals and their community of operating rural pulmonary rehab programs, and shares practical advice and tips on how Critical Access Hospitals and small rural hospitals can successfully build and sustain their own pulmonary rehab programs. Features Sparta Community Hospital in Illinois and Hood Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, which opened pulmonary rehab programs in 2023. Includes transcript.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Understanding COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Provides an overview of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms and causes, and explains how rural-based pulmonary rehabilitation services help to restore independence and quality of life in COPD patients. Highlights the prevalence of COPD in rural communities and the steps that Critical Access Hospitals and other small rural hospitals can take to improve access to much-needed pulmonary rehabilitation services. Includes transcript.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Understanding the Social Determinants (Drivers) of Rural Suicide: A Focus on North Texas
Webinar discussing social determinants of health (SDOH) as a driver for suicide. Includes both national and Texas-specific statistics. Discusses unique factors for rural populations and rural subgroups at the highest risk. Offers resources and strategies for addressing rural SDOH disparities for suicide prevention. Captions available in the video player.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: University of Texas at Arlington Center for Rural Health and Nursing
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CMS Framework for Advancing Health Care in Rural, Tribal, and Geographically Isolated Communities (Webinar)
Recording of a January 2024 webinar providing an overview of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Framework for Advancing Health Care in Rural, Tribal, and Geographically Isolated Communities. Discusses rural health resources, including resources on Coverage to Care, the Tribal Roadmap to Better Care, community engagement efforts, and forthcoming initiatives. Focuses on resources tailored to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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