Digital Equity and the Health of Rural Americans
#RuralHealthChat discusses the role of digital equity in healthcare and the barriers to accessing digital tools faced by rural communities. Features experts from the National Rural Health Association, the American Telemedicine Association, and the USDA Rural Development Innovation Center, among others.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Health Disparities in Rural Women
Discusses the health disparities that exist for rural women
in all categories of women's health, including obstetric
and gynecologic outcomes and access to care. Covers
programs to improve healthcare services for rural women and
recommendations to reduce health disparities.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists view details
Health Care in Rural America: Use, Affordability, and Access
Report on rural access to healthcare and the overall health of rural adults age 40 and older based on a survey from November 20 to December 18, 2020. Addresses disparities in health, income, and access to health insurance. Presents data on household income, mental health status, chronic conditions, concerns related to visiting healthcare facilities due to COVID-19, and more.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: AARP view details
Rural–Urban Health Disparities among US Adults Ages 50 and Older
Report examining health disparities for Americans ages 50 and older by rural/urban location and by race/ethnicity. Analyzes rates of healthcare access, health behaviors, and chronic health conditions based on 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
Author(s): Beth Carter, Olivia Dean Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: AARP Public Policy Institute view details
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