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HIV/AIDS in Rural America
Webinar recording discusses a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on th HIV incidence across the country, an HHS initiative to combat the spread of HIV, and Ryan White HIV/AIDS providers in rural areas. Features presentations from representatives from the CDC, HRSA, and Medical Advocacy and Outreach.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 11/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Introducing the Rural Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Toolkit
Webinar recording discusses the Rural Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Toolkit developed by NORC Walsh Center for Rural National Center for Health Statistics. Provides an overview of the toolkit and highlights lessons learned in running COPD programs.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout
Date: 11/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Reviewing the Broken Promises Report: Examining the Chronic Federal Funding Shortfalls in Indian Country
Video recording and testimony from a November 19, 2019 House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hearing focused on the U.S. Commission on Human Rights report Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans, which evaluated federal spending on Native American programs.
Additional links: GAO Testimony
Date: 11/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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Video: How Communities Are Working Together to Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities
Discusses physician shortages in rural Oklahoma and highlights a public-private partnership working to improve access. Details the partnership between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, the Physician Manpower Training Commission, Oklahoma Medical Association, Texas County, and Memorial Hospital of Texas County.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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The Intersection of Substance Use Disorder and Infectious Diseases
Webinar presented on October 23, 2019, exploring Hepatitis C and HIV outbreaks in southern West Virginia, describing strategies to reduce harm associated with injection drug use in outpatient HIV care clinics, and identifying challenges in implementing public health syringe programs in rural areas. Available with free registration.
Additional links: Presentation slides
Author(s): Christine Teague
Date: 10/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: AIDS Education & Training Center Southeast
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Subcommittee on Health Hearing: MISSION Critical: Care in the Community Update
Presents a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health hearing on the MISSION Act community care program. Focuses specifically on the program's coverage and consistency of care for veterans.
Additional links: Witness Statements
Date: 09/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health
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DAMA Subcommittee Oversight Hearing: Update on VA Contracted Exams, Quality Review Process, and Service to Rural Veterans
Provides a recording and related documents from a House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs hearing examining rural access to timely Contracted Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exams, which are used to determine eligibility for VA benefits.
Additional links: Witness Testimony
Date: 09/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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Improving the Health and Well-Being of Rural Communities Through Collaboration
Webinar recording discusses the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's report on care coordination between hospitals, health centers, and public health agencies. Features presentations from representative from the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri and the Sakakawea Medical Center.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 08/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Urban-Rural Differences in Injury and Drug Overdose Death Rates: Data from the National Vital Statistics System
Webinar recording discusses two reports from the National Center for Health Statistics detailing mortality from injuries and opioids in rural versus urban areas. Features presentations by representatives form the National Center for Health Statistics.
Additional links: Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 08/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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RHC - Becoming a Primary Care Medical Home
Provides a webinar recording discussing how a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) can become a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). Presentation focuses on one RHC in the Mississippi Delta that became both a PCMH and an Accountable Care Organization and details the challenges and benefits of the transition. Includes an audio recording, slides, and a webinar transcript. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Audio Recording, Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 08/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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