Golden Rules: Evaluating Retiree-Based Economic Development in Georgia
Analysis of demographic and economic trends in Georgia targeting recruitment of retirees to rural areas. Offers recommendations for retiree-based economic development, identifies 15 counties with high retiree attraction values, and describes the economic impacts of retirees.
Author(s): Jeffrey M. Humphreys, Beata D. Kochut Citation: Economic Development Journal, 17(2), 53-58 Date: 2018 Type: Document view details
Mental Health Disparities: Appalachian People
Breaks down the mental health disparities across Appalachia. Looks at behavioral health indicators, such as rates of depression, excessive drinking, and suicide, among others, as well as social determinants indicators, such as median household income, poverty, and education, among others.
Date: 2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Psychiatric Association view details
Ensuring Access with a Hospital's Conversion to a Freestanding Emergency Department
Outlines Ellijay, Georgia-based North Georgia Medical Center's transition from a traditional community hospital to a freestanding emergency department (ED). Shares administrative, legal, and logistical challenges that, once overcome, resulted in Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Emergency Services - a successful, community-focused, freestanding ED.
Date: 11/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association Rural Health Services view details
Georgia Rural Counties
Map identifies the rural counties in Georgia by population or legislative designation.
Date: 10/2017 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health view details
Promising Practice: GA SORH Looks at the Feasibility of EMS Regionalization in the State
Reports on a study undertaken by the Georgia State Office of Rural Health (GA-SORH) and the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) to determine if regionalization of emergency medical services (EMS) among counties was feasible as a way to fill the gaps left from the closure of several rural hospitals in the state.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 03/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
Prescribing Remedies for Georgia's Medical Provider Shortage
An overview of Health Professional Shortage Areas in Georgia, with statistics and data by county for practitioner gaps. Includes suggestions for recruitment and retention such as increased medical education, workforce development, changes in scope of practice restrictions, increases in insurance coverage, and protection/support for current hospitals.
Date: 06/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Budget & Policy Institute view details
Characteristics of Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Use Rural Health Clinics
Describes the population of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) users from North Carolina, Georgia, California, and Texas to assist in policy making and in research using CMS Medicaid claim data from RHCs and healthcare providers practicing under the RHC program.
Author(s): Marisa Domino, Seth Tyree, Regina Rutledge, et al. Date: 05/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details
The Two Georgias: Addressing Health Equity in Rural Georgia
A series of articles discussing health disparities between rural and urban Georgia. Includes sections devoted to literature reviews, qualitative research, population science, needs assessments, and public health practices. Topics range from rural hospital closure, access and use of EMS services, and teen pregnancy, to social determinants of health as connected to childcare programs.
Citation: Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 5(4), 294-404 Date: 2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Public Health Association view details