Healthy Farmers, Prosperous Farms Video
Presents a video discussing the importance of health insurance in maintaining access to healthcare for farmers and their families. Details the rates of injuries for farmers and the risks that operating a farm without health insurance can pose to both the farmers themselves and their business.
Date: 09/2018 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Maryland Council view details
Toward Hospital Global Budgeting: State Considerations
Overview of hospital global budgeting, using case studies from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. Explores ways in which global budgets can offer some financial stability for rural hospitals.
Author(s): Robert Murray Date: 05/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: State Health & Value Strategies view details
Creating Connections What Broadband Means for Rural America
Offers articles on the challenges of providing broadband
access in rural areas, federal policy options, and other
local stakeholders working on solutions to build and
strengthen rural communities. Includes discussion on how
Garrett County, Maryland successfully expanded broadband
access, and how tribes are building infrastructure to
provide broadband access for their members.
Citation: Rural Voices, 22(2) Date: 2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Maryland Rural Health Plan 2018
Details the current state of rural healthcare in Maryland, including areas of need, success of existing health plans, and corresponding recommendations. Presents county-level data, including the health priorities for each rural county.
Maryland Rural Health Plan Website
Date: 2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Maryland Rural Health Association view details
Health Matters: Navigating an Enhanced Rural Health Model for Maryland
Details a report on the findings of a study of Maryland's healthcare delivery system in 5 rural counties and looks at the availability of providers, vulnerable populations, barriers to access due to lack of transportation, and full and partial closures of healthcare facilities. Presents various rural healthcare models as potential options for Maryland.
Date: 11/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, University of Maryland School of Public Health view details
Urban–Rural Differences in Suicide in the State of Maryland: The Role of Firearms
Analyzes suicides recorded in Maryland from 2003 to 2015
from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the State
of Maryland to examine whether the use of firearms explain
rural and urban differences in suicide rates. Includes
demographic information for total suicides, firearm
suicides, and nonfirearm suicides by sex, race/ethnicity,
age, and rurality.
Author(s): Paul S. Nestadt, Patrick Triplett, David R. Fowler, Ramin Mojtabai Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 107(10), 1548-1553 Date: 09/2017 Type: Document view details
Implementation of the Federal Rural IMPACT Demonstration
Overview of the first year of the White House Rural Council and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' demonstration project, focused on improving social determinants of health and designed to reduce poverty through coordinated services for children and parents. Discusses key findings and identifies possible lessons for policymakers and stakeholders. Includes appendix with profiles of the 10 demonstration sites.
Author(s): Alana Landey, Pam Winston, Pierre Joseph Date: 11/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation view details