Selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural Hospice and Palliative Care.
Rural Community-based Palliative Care ECHO Program Summary
Describes a nine-month intervention to support 11 community-based palliative care programs in rural Minnesota using the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Model. Provides an overview of the participants, session topics, technology utilized, and results. Offers insights and lessons learned.
Date: 04/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health view details
Sustainability Strategies for Community-based Palliative Care
Summarizes themes from two roundtable discussions conducted in late 2018 with 9 rural palliative care programs in Minnesota and surrounding states. Offers examples and resources for sustainability strategies to support community-based palliative care programs.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health view details
Rural Community-Based Palliative Care: Final Report
Evaluates the outcomes of the Stratis Health Rural Community-Based Palliative Care Project, a 3-year project that provided financial and technical assistance to State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) in Washington, North Dakota, and Wisconsin that supported the implementation of palliative care programs in rural communities. Provides an overview of palliative care and barriers to palliative care in rural areas. Offers lessons learned that can be applied to existing palliative care efforts in rural communities.
Author(s): Alana Knudson, Jennifer Satorius, Kathleen Taylor Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis view details
Bringing Palliative Care To Underserved Rural Communities
Discusses challenges and strategies related to providing palliative care to rural, predominantly Black communities in the South. Focuses on bridging cultural divides and integrating patient spirituality into the healthcare process.
Author(s): Charlotte Huff Citation: Health Affairs, 38(12) Date: 12/2019 Type: Document view details
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
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