Digging into the Reasons for Puerto Rico's Successful COVID-19 Response
Highlights the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Puerto Rico. Discusses the methods used to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, vaccination efforts, and government messaging, among other factors.
Author(s): Priya Bathija, Julia Resnick Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Chronic Diseases and Associated Risk Factors Among Adults in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
Highlights a study on the prevalence of chronic diseases in Puerto Rico before Hurricane Maria and the level of support available to patients before and after the storm. Bases conclusions on 2 studies conducted in 2015 and 2019. Breaks down data by participant characteristics, such as age, employment, and rurality of residence, among other measures.
Author(s): Josiemer Mattei, Martha Tamez, June O'Neill, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 5(1), e2139986 Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Puerto Rico Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Puerto Rico 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
Testimony: Medicaid and CHIP in the U.S. Territories
Presents the statement of the Executive Director of Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission in a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health regarding the role Medicaid and CHIP play in securing healthcare access in the U.S Territories. Compares current funding through Medicaid for the Territories with the projected funding if no action is taken.
Author(s): Anne L. Schwartz Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission view details
Supporting Puerto Rico's Disaster Recovery Planning
Examines the conditions in Puerto Rico before and after Hurricanes Maria and Irma in 2017. Presents a cross-sectional analysis of the disaster in rural and urban areas. Explores the state of healthcare, infrastructure, economy, ecology, and communication in Puerto Rico and discusses plans for recovery.
Date: 09/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details