Topics: Stress and stress disorders

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Mental Health topic guide.

Counteracting the Darkness of Physician Burnout

Signs of Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is rising as a popular healthcare topic, but the reality has been an ongoing problem in rural health settings. Dr. Jill Kruse shares her burnout experience, how she overcame it, and what she is doing to help others, while Dr. Randall Longenecker gives tips on building resiliency.

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March 16, 2016

Hospital Quality: Tough Issue!

Discusses whether quality measures and patients’ wishes may be at odds, and how that affects the perception of whether rural hospitals provide quality care.

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August 20, 2014

Socioeconomic Policy Is Health Policy

The United States spends more on medical care and less on social services than other developed countries, yet social services can be just as important to health outcomes.

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February 12, 2014


The Winter 2012 issue looks at programs that serve rural veterans in their communities, providing veteran housing and care for veterans with PTSD and TBI.

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February 14, 2012

What is PTSD?

Defines and highlights resources related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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February 14, 2012

Rural Vets Return Home to Face New Battles

Iraq Veteran Jonathan Schulze

There is a need for access to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) treatment among veterans, but rural veterans face barriers in accessing those services.

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May 14, 2007