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Chronic Disease in Rural America – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Chronic Disease in Rural America.

What Is 'Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America'?
Provides an overview of the plan to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. that includes background information, goals, and discussion of the 3 different phases of the plan, one of which includes a focus on the 7 states with disproportionately higher HIV diagnoses located in rural areas. Details key strategies of the plan and anticipated challenges.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: HIV.gov, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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HIV.gov
Offers learning opportunities, digital tools, events, and other resources related to HIV care, prevention, and education. Provides information on the federal response to the HIV epidemic.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America
Provides information on the plan to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. Highlights key strategies of the plan and related federal resources. Discusses the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) role in the plan.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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PubMed Search: Chronic Disease in Rural America
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on chronic disease and rural health published in the U.S.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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AIDSVu
Interactive map for accessing data on HIV and AIDS from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's national HIV surveillance database. Includes county-level data on prevalence and new diagnoses by age, race, gender, and transmission category. Also includes testing and treatment center locations.
Type: Website
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National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
Provides access to national, state, and county-level data on environmental health topics, including air quality, heat stress, exposure to pesticides, and other factors. Also includes data on health concerns impacted by the environment, including asthma, COPD, cancer, and heart disease.
Additional links: Data Query Tool, Info by Location (County)
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Care Management Medicare Reimbursement Strategies for Rural Providers
Information for rural healthcare providers on Medicare billing codes for services to keep beneficiaries healthy and better coordinate services to support beneficiaries at home. Addresses Annual Wellness Visits, Chronic Care Management, Transitional Care Management, and Principal Care Management.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, Rural Health Information Hub
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U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System
Provides access to national, state, and county-level data and trends for diabetes and diabetes-related concerns. Select "indicators" to view additional data options, including burden of diabetes, preventive care, health status and disability, risk factors, and diabetes-related end-stage renal disease. Also includes data on social determinants of health that have the potential to impact diabetes health disparities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Quick Maps of Heart Disease, Stroke, and Socio-economic Conditions
A collection of maps showing county-level data on heart disease and stroke hospitalization and mortality by race/ethnicity, as well as Medicare cost of care per capita, and selected social determinants of health.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Tobacco Control and Prevention Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop tobacco control and prevention programs. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Last Updated: 1/4/2023