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Addressing Health Literacy in Rural America
Recorded on Listly on Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Health Literacy refers to the ability to find, understand, and use health information and services to
better inform their health decisions and actions, as well as the efforts of organizations to enable that
understanding and use of information.
Digital Equity and the Health of Rural Americans
Recorded on Listly on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Access to technology, such as broadband, can impact healthcare access, overall health, and well-being of
rural residents. Yet, geographic and economic barriers prevent some rural areas and populations from
gaining technology access.
Examining Social Determinants of Health in Rural America
Recorded on Listly on Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Social determinants of health, such as poverty and environmental exposures, have a direct impact on our
health and well-being. It’s important that rural communities can identify and address SDOH in order to
improve health outcomes.
2020 Census Engagement Opportunities for Rural Health Stakeholders
Recorded on Listly on Thursday, February 27, 2020
The U.S. Census occurs once every ten years, so ensuring an accurate count in rural and frontier America
is a must. Rural health stakeholders discuss opportunities to engage their communities and maximize
participation in the 2020 Census.
Access to Funding for Rural Health Projects
Recorded on Listly on Thursday, November 21, 2019
External funding can play an important role in the success and sustainability of rural health projects, but
many organizations are unsure where to begin.
Rural Health Workforce Education and Training
Recorded on Listly on Monday, March 18, 2019
A well-educated and well-trained rural health workforce is essential to maintaining healthy rural
communities. Yet many rural areas struggle with provider shortages.
Access to Healthcare in Rural Communities
Recorded on Listly on Thursday, November 15, 2018
Access to healthcare is important for overall health and wellness, as well as for disease prevention,
detection and treatment of illness, chronic disease management, and quality of life. Yet many rural
residents face barriers to accessing a variety of healthcare services.
Recorded on Listly on Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The Community Paramedicine model allows paramedics to spend time when they are not responding to emergencies
making house calls to provide primary care, post-discharge follow-up care, and education and health