Connected Nation Texas Rural Hospital Survey Results
Presents results of a survey of 163 rural Texas hospitals on internet technology use, barriers to using online services for healthcare providers and patients, and ways to expand remote options for rural residents. Addresses internet connectivity and service, cybersecurity, and federal and state grant opportunities to support broadband expansion.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Connected Nation Texas, Texas State Office of Rural Health view details
Bringing Mental Health Services to Rural Residents
Describes how rural areas are using teams of lay mental health workers and mental health professionals to provide mental health services. Features a new library initiative in Texas and an established crisis line in Georgia.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Texas
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
Task Force of Border Health Officials Recommendations Report, 2021
Report addressing public health issues in the Texas-Mexico border region, offering short- and long-term planning recommendations. Covers health infrastructure, communicable diseases, environmental health, chronic diseases, and maternal child health.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Task Force of Border Health Officials view details
Scaling a Community-Wide Campaign Intervention to Manage Hypertension and Weight Loss
Analysis of a public health intervention addressing hypertension and obesity among low-income Latino populations in the U.S.-Mexico border region in Texas. Discusses the impacts of the intervention in 10 cities and large metro areas, 2 small towns, and 6 rural areas and examines data using the RE-AIM Framework.
Author(s): Belinda M. Reininger, Lisa A. Mitchell-Bennett, MinJae Lee, et al. Citation: Frontiers in Medicine, 8, 661353 Date: 11/2021 Type: Document view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Texas Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Texas 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 Effects of Play Streets on Social and Community Connectedness in Rural Communities
Reports the results of a study looking at the impacts of
the Play Streets program that seeks to increase physical
activity among children in rural communities located in
North Carolina, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Texas. Shares
information from focus groups and interviews to further
understand the added social and community benefits from the
Author(s): M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Tyler Prochnow, Andrew C. Pickett, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(19), 9976 Date: 09/2021 Type: Document view details
Texas Chiropractors, 2020: Trends, Distribution, and Demographics
Fact sheet showing chiropractor growth trends, geographic distribution by county and ratio of population to chiropractor by metropolitan, non-metropolitan, border, and non-border geography, and provider demographics by age and gender.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Texas Department of State Health Services view details