FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Tennessee Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Tennessee 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
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Tennessee
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
The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen Date: 06/2023 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau view details
Addressing Food Insecurity in Rural Tennessee
A podcast that discusses local hospitals in rural Hardeman County, Tennessee that collaborated to improve access to healthy food for citizens who were experiencing food insecurity and a lack of transportation to grocery stores. Includes information on a community health needs assessment, data exploration, obesity rates, use of grant funds to address health and wellness, and more.
Author(s): Tom Haederle, John Supplitt, Ruby Kirby Date: 05/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Feeding the Residents of Hardeman County Tennessee
Profiles Healthy Hardeman Outreach for Healthy Weight (H2O), a partnership between the Healthcare Bolivar General Hospital (BGH), the Hardeman County Health Department, and Hardeman County Community Health
Center to improve access to healthy foods and reduce obesity in the Tennessee county.
Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Cancer Disproportionately Impacts Adults Living in Rural Areas
Analyzes cancer disparities in metro and nonmetro areas across the U.S. as well as select states that did not expand Medicaid coverage: Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Utilizes multiple data sources to examine cancer incidence, mortality, and survival rates in metro and nonmetro areas.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The National Grange view details
The State of Health in Tennessee: 2023 Annual Report to the 113th Tennessee General Assembly
Provides a comprehensive overview of health in Tennessee, including health outcomes of individuals and information on
the health of the state's healthcare system. Includes statistics on rural hospitals that have closed in recent years, and those at risk of closure as of 2022. Features county-level maps showing Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Tennessee Department of Health view details
Health Care Access in the Heartland: How to Improve Services in Rural America
Outlines strategies policymakers and community leaders in rural America can use to improve healthcare access and services. Combines data analysis of county demographics and health data with focus groups in Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Provides expert interviews to better understand healthcare access in rural communities.
Author(s): Darren Chapman, Angie Cooper, Elizabeth Dombowsky, et al. Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Heartland Forward view details
Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Describes the financial needs and challenges of consumers in rural Appalachia. Features sections on consumer finance profiles, including a section on medical debt, and consumer distress and delinquencies. Appendix A includes state-level statistics for the 13 Appalachian states, including percent of rural people with medical debt in the state.
Author(s): Matthew Liu, Cooper Luce, Michael Orevba, Shawn Sebastian, Cortnie Shupe Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau view details