Selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural Hospice and Palliative Care.
Rural Palliative Care
Policy position paper focused on rural palliative care. Discusses the value of palliative care and identifies rural considerations. Includes policy recommendations.
Author(s): Margaret Woeppel, Leslie Marsh, Tanya Sharp Date: 07/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Life 'til the End: Hospice in Rural America
Describes the role of hospice in rural communities. Features a rural Iowa family sharing how hospice helped them care for their father at the end of his life. Also highlights a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in Wisconsin that provides hospice care, explaining how this service supports the hospital's mission to provide care to the community.
Author(s): Tami Lichtenberg Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 06/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Offering Palliative Care in Rural Communities
Video introducing palliative care and how it is provided in
a rural community. Discusses challenges to providing high
quality palliative care with rural areas and the healthcare
setting that can offer palliative care.
Date: 02/2019 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Washington State Office of Rural Health view details
Community-based Palliative Care: Scaling Access for Rural Populations
Explains the role palliative care plays in meeting the needs of patients with serious illness and chronic medical conditions. Discusses challenges to accessing palliative care in rural areas and highlights work in Alaska, California, and Kansas to help address this need.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 10/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Infrequent Provision of Palliative Care to Patients with Dialysis-Requiring AKI
Explores the use of palliative care among patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) who require dialysis. Examines data contained in the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) database from 44 states and over 4,000 hospitals. Compares palliative care use across different comorbidities, patient demographics, and hospital types, including urban and rural hospitals.
Author(s): Kelly Chong, Samuel A. Silver, Jin Long, et al. Citation: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 12(11), 1744-1752 Date: 11/2017 Type: Document view details
LTSS Research: Hospice in Indian Country
Presents a literature review on the barriers to end-of-life care for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and provides recommendations to minimize these barriers. Discusses the cultural considerations of hospice and palliative care for AI/AN patients.
Date: 04/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Stratis Health Rural Palliative Care Impact Report
Report examines palliative care models that have proven to be effective in rural areas of Minnesota and establishes measures to understand ways in which palliative care offers value to patients and promotes community development.
Date: 07/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health view details
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