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
Challenges of Rural Cancer Care in the United States
Highlights the impact of rurality affecting the care of
rural cancer patients and healthcare providers treating
cancer patients. Discussion includes the availability of
cancer specialists, limited transportation services, lower
socioeconomic status, health insurance coverage, less
access to clinical trials, and the shortage of palliative
and end-of-life staff and services.
Author(s): Mary Charlton, Jennifer Schlichting, Catherine Chioreso, et al. Citation: Oncology (Williston Park), 29(9), 633-640 Date: 09/2015 Type: Document view details
Perspectives of Rural Hospice Directors
Presents findings from interviews of rural hospice directors in 47 states. Identifies six primary issues including workforce, finance and reimbursement, regulations, technology, general rural issues, and relationships with other providers.
Author(s): Brad Gibbens, Shawnda Schroeder, Alana Knudson, Gary Hart Date: 03/2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center view details
Quality of Hospice Care: Comparison Between Rural and Urban Residents
Examines perceptions of hospice care by 331 rural and 412 urban hospice patients or family members in the Southeastern United States, from September 2009 through April 2010. Features statistics with breakdowns by rural or urban location, patient race, and cancer or non-cancer diagnosis.
Author(s): Marianne Baernholdt, Cathy L. Campbell, Ivora D. Hinton, Guofen Yan, Erica Lewis Citation: Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 30(3), 247-253 Date: 2015 Type: Document view details
Rural Implications of Changes to the Medicare Hospice Benefit
Policy brief highlights an April 2013 meeting in Grand Junction, Colorado, of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services. Presents the committee's recommendations and analyses of ACA provisions which may have rural implications regarding challenges and innovations in hospice and palliative care in rural and frontier areas.
Date: 08/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Palliative Care Rural Initiative Dissemination Model and Implementation Guide
Includes tools, best practices, and lessons learned associated with implementing care coordination models to help rural community hospice organizations meet the needs of veterans. Created within a collaboration of the National Rural Health Resource Center and the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23 and designed to be replicated by other VISNs.
Date: 11/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Provides information on the quality of care, cost, volume of services, and other data for Medicare-certified providers. Includes data on doctors and clinicians, hospitals, nursing homes, home health services, hospice care, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care hospitals, and dialysis facilities. Type: Database Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details