Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Massachusetts
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and
Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified
Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals
located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Massachusetts Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Massachusetts in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
The Geography of Uninsurance in Massachusetts: An Update for 2013-2017
Identifies high-uninsurance communities in Massachusetts
using three measures: uninsurance rate, number of
uninsured, and concentration of uninsured. Describes
socioeconomic characteristics of high-uninsurance
communities and uninsured residents. Supplemental tables
include data by county, county subdivision, place, and
Author(s): Michael Karpman, Dulce Gonzalez, Sharon K. Long Date: 08/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, Urban Institute view details
Thirty Miles at Sea — Providing Consistent Care in an Inconsistent Environment
Discusses the challenges of providing emergency department care on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, where the population fluctuates widely from the off-season to the summer. Describes how Nantucket Cottage Hospital transitioned from an ad hoc system of rotating physicians, to using a professional staffing group, as a way to ensure adequate coverage and focus on providing quality care rather than scheduling.
Author(s): Margot Hartmann, Jason Graziadei Citation: New England Journal of Medicine, 376(14), 1306-1307 Date: 04/2017 Type: Document view details
White Paper on Rural Housing Issues in Massachusetts
Documents challenges to affordable housing for rural communities in Massachusetts. The findings of this report support a holistic approach to housing in rural areas that includes healthcare as a contributing factor.
Author(s): Massachusetts Housing Partnership Date: 12/2014 Type: Document view details
Northeast Telehealth Resource Center - Upcoming Events
List of events hosted by the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC), other Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs), and other events related to telehealth that address telehealth policy, delivery and disease prevention, and more. Includes past event recordings. Type: Calendar/Event List Sponsoring organization: Northeast Telehealth Resource Center view details
Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)
Provides farm safety resources for rural firefighters in 7 states. Provides access to free online tools with registration: SaferFarm.org, which analyzes hazardous elements on farms that could lead to injury, and NFMCFarmMapper.com, which helps fire departments preplan their response to fires on farms. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center view details
Massachusetts Current Opioid Statistics
Features quarterly data on opioid-related overdose deaths, prescription monitoring, and opioid-related emergency services data for Massachusetts. Includes county-level data. Type: Database Sponsoring organization: Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services view details
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number
of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer
type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases,
rural/urban geography. Type: Database Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky view details