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1. Telehealth Brings Important Services to Rural Long-Term Care Facilities
Date: Aug 31, 2022

A skilled nursing facility in New Hampshire and national experts share the benefits telehealth services can bring to the residents and staff of rural long-term care facilities as well as the challenges some facilities face in providing these services.

...COVID-19 pandemic, she helped provide education about infection control in long-term care facilities. In early 2020, Archbald-Pannone and others reached out to long-term care facilities to hear their concerns about COVID...

2. Breaking the Cycle: Missouri Community Paramedicine Program Brings Primary Care to High-Risk Patients
Date: Aug 17, 2022

A partnership between a Federally Qualified Health Center and the local ambulance district in Washington County, Missouri lets chronically ill patients access preventive care from the comfort of home.

...COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and infusions, and has since partnered with the St. Louis Food...

3. Wiping Away the Tears: Addressing Increasing Death in Rural America
Date: Jul 13, 2022

Rural mortality rates had been improving until recent years when a perfect storm of the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic converged to reverse these gains. However, federally funded efforts have sought to stem the tide through community, clinical, and policy efforts.

...COVID-19 through testing and mitigation programming and efforts to distribute vaccines and increase vaccine...

4. National Health Service Corps 50th Anniversary: Q&A with Dr. Luis Padilla
Date: Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce and Director of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), discusses the NHSC’s 50th anniversary and the organization’s many initiatives to bring healthcare professionals to underserved communities.

...COVID-19 pandemic by administering tests and vaccines, helping care for individuals and their families...

5. A New Era of Health Literacy? Expanded Definitions, Digital Influences, and Rural Inequities
Date: Feb 2, 2022

The priority for rural population health is access, including access to health information needed to make personal health decisions. Two of the nation’s health literacy experts join a federal agency official to review current rural challenges of accessing health information that is clear and usable. Along with an exploration of digital health literacy, recently expanded definitions of health literacy are discussed.

...COVID-19 vaccine and the belief that acquiring the disease would negatively impact their life...

6. “It’s the relationships”: Q&A with Peggy Broussard Wheeler
Date: Jan 19, 2022

Peggy Broussard Wheeler, Vice President of Policy at the California Hospital Association, discusses the challenges that the hospitals in her state and nationwide have faced before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also shares rural hospitals’ unique strengths and the importance of collaboration and relationships.

...COVID really pulled a curtain back on those issues, and we saw it in vaccine...

7. Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2021
Date: Dec 29, 2021

Articles on vaccination, swing beds, COPD, cancer, workforce and more made it onto the year’s most-read list.

...Vaccinating Rural America: Q&A with Dr. Amanda Cohn Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer on CDC’s COVID...

8. Federal Agencies’ Investment in Rural Cancer Control Fosters Partnerships between Researchers and Rural Communities
Date: Jul 28, 2021

Researchers and rural communities are working together to address rural cancer prevention and control, with federal funding supporting a wide range of projects. From targeting health behaviors, to making cancer screening and vaccination more accessible, to increasing rural participation in clinical trials, efforts to reduce rural cancer burden are underway across the country.

...Federal Agencies’ Investment in Rural Cancer Control Fosters Partnerships between Researchers and Rural Communities --- Researchers...

9. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Benefiting Rural Individuals, Benefiting Rural Population Health
Date: Jun 30, 2021

On the list of leading causes of death, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, impacts millions of rural Americans and their quality of life. Though limited treatments are available for COPD, research indicates that pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) provides major benefits, yet is currently under-prescribed and facing challenges from COVID-19 and from reimbursement policies. Researchers discuss the potential that tele-PR might bring to rural areas, and rural healthcare leaders highlight the benefits of their PR programs for service areas.

...COVID-19 did delay the program’s start, Johnson said now that these patients are vaccinated...

10. Vaccinating Rural America: Q&A with Dr. Amanda Cohn
Date: May 12, 2021

Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer on CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, shares how the CDC is providing funding, creating resources, and partnering with other organizations to increase vaccination rates in underserved communities such as rural, tribal, and communities of color.

...COVID-19 vaccination. To ensure health equity and expanded access to COVID-19 vaccines: 75% of the total...