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Perceived Ease of Access to Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Substances in Rural and Urban US Students
Examines differences in perceived ease of access to both legal and illegal substances for adolescents in rural and urban areas of Georgia. Provides statistics with breakdowns by substance, rural/urban, and middle versus high school students.
Author(s): Jacob Warren, K. Bryant Smalley, K. Nikki Barefoot
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 15(4), 3397
Date: 10/2015
Type: Document
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Grandparent Caregiving Among Rural African Americans in a Community in the American South: Challenges to Health and Wellbeing
Findings from an interview-based qualitative study analyzing grandparent caregiving among low-income, African American grandmothers in rural Georgia, and discusses the challenges to their health associated with child caregiving.
Author(s): Emmanuel Clottey, Alison Scott, Moya Alfonso
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 15, 3313
Date: 08/2015
Type: Document
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The Ethics of Place: Differences in Ethical Perspectives Among Urban, Suburban, and Rural Physicians in Georgia
A discussion of the impact of geographic location (urban, suburban, rural) on the ethical decision making process of physicians in Georgia. Organized into eight areas of comparison including payment and conflict of interest; access to care; boundary and dual role issues; patient autonomy issues; sociological and cultural differences; truth-telling and professionalism; stress and burnout; and ethics training/leadership. Includes rural-urban difference statistics for each area.
Author(s): Mary Eleanor E. Wickersham, Jean Rawlings Sumner
Citation: Online Journal of Health Ethics, 11(2)
Date: 2015
Type: Document
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Local Programs Help Patients Navigate Medical Care
A look at patient navigator programs in four states: a statewide program in Georgia, a program in Kentucky for cervical cancer patients, a promotores program in Texas for chronic conditions, and a coordinated care program for cancer patients in Vermont.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Salud es Vida: Development of a Cervical Cancer Education Curriculum for Promotora Outreach With Latina Farmworkers in Rural Southern Georgia
Discusses the development and evaluation of a community health worker curriculum intended to inform Hispanic farmworker women about cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and the HPV vaccine.
Author(s): John S. Luque, Mondi Mason, Claudia Reyes-Garcia, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2233-2235
Date: 12/2011
Type: Document
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State of Georgia Rural Health Care Plan
Presents data, priorities, best practices, and key resources for community and state agencies to use as a toolkit to promote programs and policies for rural health. Features county-level statistics including key health indicators comparing rural and urban Georgia.
Date: 08/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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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: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center
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Georgia SORH Fact Sheet
Provides overview of activities and programs sponsored by the State Office of Rural Health, the State Primary Care Office, and the Hospital Services Program. Includes statistics on Georgia Critical Access Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, and Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia - Project ECHO
Shares knowledge and strengthens the capacity to provide best practice care to broad geographic areas by linking specialists with healthcare providers in local communities through videoconferencing. Offers clinicians who have limited access to sub-specialists a venue to discuss their challenging cases and capture group feedback on patient management.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Georgia Department of Public Health
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Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center
Offers free resources on financial management, sustainable operations, and fundraising, as well as other tools to meet the needs of Appalachian nonprofits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Georgia Resources.


Last Updated: 5/19/2022