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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details