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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals
located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Filling the Gaps: Program Builds Referral and Recovery Services in Western Massachusetts
Features a rural Massachusetts coalition's work to address substance misuse and build sustainable recovery services, with support from the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP). Discusses youth outreach and engagement, stigma reduction activities, facilitating access to services, and more.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Massachusetts Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Massachusetts in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Bridging the Digital Divide: Advancing Telehealth Equity
Describes the rise in telehealth use in Massachusetts since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and disparities in use across populations. Summarizes the access, quality, and experience factors associated with telehealth from the perspective of patients, providers, and community leaders. Identifies barriers and factors that promoted telehealth use. Offers recommendations for health
plans to advance telehealth equity by addressing the root causes of the digital divide, promoting digital
inclusion, removing structural and financial barriers to telehealth access, and supporting higher quality and
more inclusive care delivery.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners 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 Agricultural 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