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Illinois Network Puts Hospitals' Needs First
Profile of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN). Highlights how ICAHN has used support from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and Illinois Department of Public Health to help its member hospitals via a range of different services and programs.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child through CATCH
Highlights the implementation of the Coordinated Approach To Child Health (CATCH) program, which supports healthy eating and physical activity in rural Illinois elementary schools.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Illinois Critical Access Hospital Hospitalist Study
Evaluates Illinois Critical Access Hospitals with hospitalist programs. Discusses advantages and challenges, as well as how these programs might affect rural communities that are trying to recruit and retain rural providers.
Author(s): Martin MacDowell, Katherine Johns, Dana Evans, Hana Hinkle
Date: 02/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Rural Health Professions
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Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning (CHaMP) Tool
A mapping tool that shows county- and state-level changes in climate between 1981 and 2021 for 15 U.S. states. Allows user to select for climate events such as extreme heat, wildfire, severe weather, tropical storms/hurricanes, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Carolina Integrated Sciences and Assessments (CISA), Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), Mid-Atlantic Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA)
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Farm Family Resource Initiative
Support and resource network for Illinois farm families, including a helpline, ongoing outreach, education, and training. Helpline is available through call or text to 1-833-FARM-SOS (833-327-6767).
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development (CRHSSD)
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A Virtual View
Bi-monthly podcast featuring guest experts from the telehealth and healthcare sectors, discussing telehealth program management.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
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Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network - Events
List of events curated by the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) that includes webinars, workshops, assessments, trainings, and more. Covers topics related to workforce skills and assessments, leadership, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), cardiovascular health, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
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Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center - Events
Events and webinars hosted by the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) and partner organizations, including office hour sessions, stakeholder calls, and technology webinars.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
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Cardiovascular & Cancer Rates for the Rural Delta Region
Interactive mapping tool showing 13 health measures for people in Delta Region counties/parishes. Allows users to compare rates by county, rural or urban status, to peer counties, to the national average, to national quartiles, by Health Resources and Services Administration regions, and by states.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Illinois - Project ECHO
Provides a virtual network for experts to mentor and share their medical expertise with front-line clinicians giving them the knowledge and support they need to treat patients with challenging conditions. Participants can earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Illinois Health and Hospital Association, Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine
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Last Updated: 1/5/2023