Illinois Center for Rural Health Annual Report for 2018
Report highlights the contributions made by the Illinois Department of Public Health in the form of grants and scholarships to support healthcare professionals and programs in Illinois. Compares the total grant funding to rural versus urban areas.
Date: 03/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Illinois Center for Rural Health view details
Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Exploring the Financial Impacts of the Swing Bed Program
Examines the swing bed program in 30 Illinois Critical
Access Hospitals (CAHs) by analyzing financial indicators,
patient outcomes, and community benefits. Includes
background information on the swing bed program and population data for
rural Illinois. Covers demographic statistics for metro and
nonmetro counties in 2010 and 2016.
Author(s): Melissa Henriksen, Brian Richard, Jeanna Ballard Date: 02/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network, Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies view details
Diabetes Disparities In Illinois
Examines inequalities between access to Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) locations in urban areas and those in underserved or rural areas. Includes a county-level map showing Illinois Health Care Centers and CDSMP locations with breakdowns by county diabetes prevalence.
Author(s): Taylor Jansen, Liliana Aguayo, James Whitacre, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 16 Date: 02/2019 Type: Document view details
Rural Women's Perceptions about Cancer Disparities and Contributing Factors: A Call to Communication
Examines the perspectives of female residents in 7
rural Illinois counties on the topics of cancer incidence,
cancer disparities, and behavior contributing to the
disease through focus group participation. Includes
statistics on study participant demographics for
race/ethnicity, education, marital status, and employment.
Author(s): Yamile Molina, Kristine Zimmermann, Leslie R. Carnahan, et al. Citation: Journal of Cancer Education, 33(4), 749-756 Date: 08/2018 Type: Document view details
Advancing Rural Health in Communities Across Illinois
Provides an overview of small and rural hospitals in
Illinois. Includes snapshots of statistics, Medicare use,
and outpatient care. Discusses needs and strategies for
improving and maintaining these facilities in the future.
Covers information and county-level statistics on opioid
use in small and rural Illinois communities.
Date: 2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Illinois Health and Hospital Association view details
HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital – Community Diabetes Programs
Highlights a community diabetes program in rural Effingham,
Illinois, that empowers individuals to manage their diabetes
through meeting with a dietitian and connecting them with
other needed resources. Includes information on a
diabetic-friendly food pantry and summarizes the program's
impact, lessons learned, and future goals.
Date: 12/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Network Spotlight: Illinois Telehealth Network
Describes the characteristics, lessons learned, and accomplishments of the Illinois Telehealth Network (ITN)
through an interview with key ITN personnel. ITN is a 26-member consortium of rural health entities, including
Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), working to improve access to care in rural, underserved communities through the expanded application of telehealth and telemedicine solutions.
Date: 11/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)
Highlights the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
(ICAHN) and services it provides to meet the needs of rural
hospitals across its state. Describes how ICAHN has helped
54 hospitals transition from competition to collaboration.
Date: 05/2016 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details