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Madison County Memorial Hospital: Making the Most of FOA
Documents Madison County Memorial Hospital's (MCMH) successes from participating in the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project. Top accomplishments include improving relationships with the community and other providers, business office operations, leadership development, and transitions of care, as well as developing outpatient rehab services. MCMH is a 25-bed, nonprofit Critical Access Hospital located in Madison, Florida.
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Developing a Method for Assessing National Demand-Response Transit Level of Service
Results of a study based on survey data from 65 agencies in North Dakota and Florida, to determine appropriate levels of transportation coverage for older adults and people with disabilities in urban and rural areas in the U.S. Includes a mobility needs index identifying areas with the greatest need for services. Also, provides county-level maps of North Dakota and Florida displaying statistics showing existing level of service, frequency and type of service, and minimum advance reservation time. Provides a framework for identifying communities where improvements in service are needed.
Author(s): Ranjit Godavarthy, Jeremy Mattson, Patrick Nichols, Del Peterson, Jill Hough
Date: 10/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Perceptions of Oral Health, Preventive Care, and Care-Seeking Behaviors Among Rural Adolescents
Examines how rural minority and low income adolescents, ages 12 to 18, from Medically Underserved and Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas in Florida perceive oral health and seek dental care in order to identify barriers in accessing dental health services. Discusses the option of providing oral health services within a school-based health center.
Author(s): Virginia J. Dodd, Henrietta Logan, Cameron D. Brown, et al.
Citation: Journal of School Health, 84(12), 802-809
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
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Diabetes Management in Rural Areas Takes Holistic, Community Approaches
Programs in Florida and Kentucky are helping diabetic patients better manage their health, and promoting community awareness of the disease.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center
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Florida Community Health Improvement Planning
Provides community health improvement plans (CHIPs) and community health assessments for each of Florida's counties. Assessments include county-level statistics on demographics, selected health indicators, and health resource availability. CHIPs summarize assessment findings, set strategies and objectives for health improvement, and discuss alignment with national and state initiatives.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Florida Health
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Florida Rural Health Association - Events
List of upcoming events from the Florida Rural Health Association and partner organizations. Events cover rural EMS sessions, rural health educational summits, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Florida Rural Health Association
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Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center - Upcoming Events
Offers information on upcoming events hosted by the Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center and partner organizations, addressing rural telemedicine, telehealth technologies, program development, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Florida
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Florida KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Last Updated: 2/26/2024