Rural Health Value Summit: Driving Value Through Community-Based Partnerships
Provides an overview of a June 2023 summit regarding the intersection of rural providers and communities, value-based care and payment models, and social determinants of health (SDOH). Describes the efforts of Arkansas, Michigan, Oregon, and South Carolina communities that had representatives at the summit. Discusses opportunities for policymakers, payers, and health system leaders to build and support infrastructure to address social determinants of health in rural communities and offers possible next steps.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Broadband and Student Performance Gaps After the COVID-19 Pandemic
Analyzes the impact of broadband access during the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent student experience in rural Michigan. Provides data and information related digital device and broadband access, learning from home, student achievement and wellbeing, and future directions for broadband equity.
Author(s): Keith N. Hampton, Gabriel E. Hales, Johannes M. Bauer, et al. Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Michigan State University, Quello Center view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Michigan
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: 07/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Telehealth in Michigan: Insights and Data for Effective Policymaking
Examines telehealth usage in Michigan for the purpose of policymaking. Evaluates the impact of expanding telehealth in rural Michigan, usage by Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics, broadband, and more. Suggests policy recommendations including for issues in rural telehealth.
Author(s): Chad Ellimoottil, Ziwei Zhu, Xinwei Hi, Monica Van Til Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Ethel & James Flinn Foundation, Michigan Health Endowment Fund view details
How Community Investment Saved a Rural Health System
Profiles Mackinac Straits Health System, a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) serving Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Discusses how the health system used strategic planning and key partnerships to address key needs, recover financially, and move forward.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Disparities in Melanoma Incidence and Mortality in Rural Versus Urban Michigan
Examines rural versus urban disparities in disease stage and disease-specific mortality of melanoma patients in Michigan. Analyzes 2014-2018 data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to observe county-level melanoma rates. Includes demographic breakdowns by age, gender, and residence, as well as discussions about potential causes of rural disparities.
Author(s): Richard A. Shellenberger, Timothy M. Johnson, Fatima Fayyaz, et al. Citation: Cancer Reports, 6(2), e1713 Date: 02/2023 Type: Document view details
Michigan's Roadmap to Healthy Communities Phase II: 2022-2024
Expands on Phase I of a plan to address the social determinants of health (SDOH) to advance equity, provide social and economic opportunities, and improve health outcomes in Michigan. Focuses on health equity, community information exchange, community health workers (CHWs), chronic disease initiatives, population health, and a partnership with the Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH).
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services view details
FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Michigan Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Michigan in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details