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Completed Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Projects

FORHP Project Policy Brief, Report, Fact Sheet, Article Year Keywords
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ESRD Facility Characteristics by Rurality and Risk of Closure

ESRD Facility Characteristics by Rurality and Risk of Closure [PDF]

 

2017

 

Disparities in Access to Oral Health Care Among Rural Children: Current Status and Models for Innovation

Chartbook: Trends in Rural Children’s Oral Health and Access to Care [PDF]

2017

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Disparities in Access to Oral Health Care Among Rural Children: Current Status and Models for Innovation 

Improving Rural Oral Health: Six States’ Response to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Oral Health Strategic Framework [PDF]

2017

 

Rural-Urban Differences in Medicare Service Use and Expenditures in the Last Six Months of Life

Rural-Urban Differences in Medicare Service Use in the Last Six Months of Life [PDF]

2017

 

Rural-Urban Differences in Medicare Service Use and Expenditures in the Last Six Months of Life 

Differences in Medicare Service Use in the Last Six Months of Life among Rural and Urban Dual – Eligible Beneficiaries [PDF] 

2017

 

Transitions of Care Among Rural Medicare Beneficiaries: The Care Continuum

Transitions in Care among Rural Residents with Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction, and Pneumonia [PDF]

2017

 

Trends in Rural Children's Health and Access to Care

Chartbook: Trends in Rural Children’s Health and Access to Care [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2017

 

Colorectal Cancer Screening Bypass Behavior and Outcomes 

Colonoscopy Access and Utilization – Rural Disparities in the Carolinas, 2001- 2010 [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

Who Performs Colonoscopy? Workforce Trends Over Space and Time [PDF]

2016

 

Identification of Highly Vulnerable Counties: The Intersection of Race, Poverty, and Health Care Resources 

Vulnerable Rural Counties: The Changing Rural Landscape, 2000–2010 [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2016

 

Rural-Urban Differences in Anticipated Need for Aging-Related Assistance Among Pre-Retirement Age Adults 

Looking Ahead: Rural-Urban Differences in Anticipated Need for Aging-Related Assistance [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2016

 

Post-Acute Stroke Care Delivery for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries 

Disparities in home health service providers among Medicare beneficiaries with stroke.

2016

 

Post-Hospital Transitions in Care Among Dually-Eligible Medicare Beneficiares

Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

Thirty-Day Readmission Rates Among Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries.

2015 

 

Role of Free Clinics in the Rural Safety Net 

Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

Thirty-Day Readmission Rates Among Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries.

2015

 

Rural Area Deprivation and Hospitalizations Among Children for Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions 

Area Deprivation is Higher Among Rural Counties—but Not All Rural Counties are Deprived [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2015

 

Rural Area Deprivation and Hospitalizations Among Children for Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions 

The Intersection of Residence and Area Deprivation: The Case of Hospitalizations from Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Among Children [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2015

 

Adequacy of Home Health Care Availability in Rural Counties  

Home Health Care Agency Availability In Rural Counties [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2014 

 

Adequacy of Home Health Care Availability in Rural Counties

Poorer Quality Outcomes of Medicare-Certified Home Health Care in Areas With High Levels of Native American/Alaska Native Residents.

Rural Area Deprivation and Hospitalizations Among Children for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions.

2014

 

Characteristics and Utilization Patterns of Rural Dual-Eligible Medicare Beneficiares 

Characteristics, Utilization Patterns, and Expenditures of Rural Dual Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries [PDF]

2014

 

Intensity of Service Provision for Medicare Beneficiaries Utilizing Home Health Services 

Intensity of Service Provision for Medicare Beneficiaries Utilizing Home Health Services: A Closer Look at Cerebrovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Joint Replacement [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2014

 

Profiling Health and Health Resource Availability in U.S. - Mexico Border Counties

Rural Border Health Chartbook II [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2014

 

Rural and Urban Differences in Case-Mix Among Recipients of Home Health Care 

Differences in Case-Mix between Rural and Urban Recipients of Home Health Care [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF] 

2014

 

Racial and Rural Differences in Cervical Cancer Screening Practices 

Diffusion of Preventive Innovation: Racial and Rural Differences in Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Practices [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF] 

2013 

 

Analysis of State Dental Hygiene Practice Acts and Medicaid Policies for Children's Dental Care: Services Covered and Practitioners Reimbursed 

State Policy Levers for Addressing Preventive Dental Care Disparities for Rural Children: Medicaid Reimbursement to Non-Dental Clinicians for Fluoride Varnish and Dental Hygiene Supervision in Primary Care Safety Net Settings [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2013

 

Dental Sealant Utilization Among Rural and Urban Children

Dental Sealant Utilization among Rural and Urban Children [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2013

 

Dialysis Availability in Rural America 

Dialysis Availability in Rural America [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

Geographic disparities in mortality among the end stage renal disease patients: an analysis of the United States Renal Data System, 2007-08. 

2013 

 

Rural Border Chartbook 

Rural Border Health Chartbook [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2013 

 

Rural HIV: Estimated Prevalence of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Rural America 

HIV/AIDS in Rural America: Prevalence and Service Availability [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2013

 

Premature Mortality: Potential Role of Health Insurance in Moderating Race/Ethnicity and Rural/Urban Disparities

Higher risk of death in rural blacks and whites than urbanites is related to lower incomes, education, and health coverage.

2011

 

Rapid Research Response on Health Care Reform Issues

Rural residents lag in preventive services use; Lag increases with service complexity [PDF]

Update: Independently Owned Pharmacy Closures in Rural America, 2003-2013

2009

 

Transitions in Care for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes

Handling the Handoff: Rural and Race-Based Disparities in Post-Hospitalization Follow-up Care among Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2011

 

Characteristics and Educational Needs of Rural Acute Care Hospital Boards of Directors 

Is Your Hospital’s Board Prepared to Govern? Rural Acute Care Hospital Boards Of Directors: Education and Development Needed [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2010 

 

Diet and Physical Activity as Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity: An Urban and Rural Comparison 

Diet, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Behaviors as Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity: An Urban and Rural Comparison [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF] 

2010 

 

Chartbook: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Health of Rural Populations 

Health Disparities: A Rural-Urban Chartbook [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Health Disparities: A Rural-Urban Chartbook [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Rural Minorities Lag on Flu, Pneumonia Immunization [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Progress in Women’s Cancer Screening, But Colon Cancer Lags [PDF]

2008

 
 

Effect of Safety Net Providers on Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalization Rates in Rural Counties

Community Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Presence Associated with Lower County-Level Hospitalization Rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2009

 

Chartbook: Oral Health and Unmet Needs for Dental Care Among Children

Dental Care and Access to Care Among Rural Children: A National and State Portrait [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2009

 

Chartbook: Obesity in Urban and Rural Children

Overweight and Physical Inactivity among Rural Children Aged 10-17: A National and State Portrait [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2007

 

Roles of English Proficiency and Area Residence in the Use of Adult Preventive Health Services Among Latino Subgroups

Use of Preventive Services Among Hispanic Sub-Groups: Does One Size Fit All? [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2007

 

Mode of Travel and Actual Distance Traveled for Medical or Dental Care by Rural Residents 

Mode of Travel and Actual Distance Traveled For Medical or Dental Care By Rural and Urban Residents [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2006

 

Rural Health Center Expansion and Recruitment Survey 

Dentist Vacancies in Federally Funded Health Centers

Family Physician Vacancies in Federally Funded Health Centers

HC Survey Report

2005

 

Rural Health Center Expansion and Recruitment Survey 

RN HCs [PDF]

CHC Survey Results

Shortages of Medical Personnel at Community Health Centers Implications for Planned Expansion

2005

 

Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Across Rural Populations 

Depression in Rural Populations: Prevalence, Effects on Life Quality, and Treatment-Seeking Behavior [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

Rural-urban differences in depression prevalence: implications for family medicine.

2005 

 

Diabetes and Hypertension in Rural Hispanics

Rural residence and Hispanic ethnicity: doubly disadvantaged for diabetes?

2006

 

Disability Burdens Among Rural and Urban Older Americans

Disability Burdens among Older Americans Associated with Gender and Race/Ethnicity in Rural and Urban Areas [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005

 

Effects of Alcohol Use on Educational Attainment and Employment in Rural Youth

Early Alcohol Use, Rural Residence, and Adulthood Employment [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005

 

Effects of Uninsurance during the Preceding 10 Years on Health Status Among Rural Working Age Adults

Effects of Uninsurance during the Preceding 10 Years on Health Status among Rural Working Age Adults [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005

 

How Rural Hospitals Are Meeting the Needs of Low-English Proficiency Patients 

Rural Hospitals and Spanish Speaking Patients with Limited English Proficiency [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005

 

Mental Health Risk Factors, Unmet Needs and Provider Availability for Rural Children

Mental Health Risk Factors, Unmet Needs, and Provider Availability for Rural Children [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005 

 

Poverty, Parental Stress, and Violent Disagreements in the Home Among Rural Families 

Poverty, Stress, and Violent Disagreements in the Home among Rural Families [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005

 

Impact of Medicaid Managed Care, Race/Ethnicity, and Rural/Urban Residence on Avoidable Maternity Complications: A Five-State Multi-Level Analysis 

Impact of Medicaid Managed Care, Race/Ethnicity, and Rural/Urban Residence on Potentially Avoidable Maternity Complications: A Five-State Multi-level Analysis [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2004

 

Impact of Medicaid Managed Care, Race/Ethnicity, and Rural/Urban Residence on Avoidable Maternity Complications: A Five-State Multi-Level Analysis  

Racial and ethnic disparities in potentially avoidable delivery complications among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries in South Carolina. 

2004

 

Teen Violence 

Violence and Rural Teens Teen Violence, Drug Use, and School-Based Prevention Services in Rural America [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF] 

2005 

 

Trends in Uninsurance Among Rural Minority Children 

Trends in Uninsurance among Rural Minority Children [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2005 

 

Adequacy of Ambulatory Care Among Rural African Americans with Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes or Asthma 

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Rural African Americans [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2003 

 

Assessment of Barriers to the Delivery of Medicare Reimbursed Diabetes Self-Management Education in Rural Areas

Assessment of Barriers to the Delivery of Medicare Reimbursed Diabetes Self-Management Education in Rural Areas [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2004

 

Emergency Department Use by Medically Indigent Rural Residents

Emergency Department Use by Medically Indigent Rural Residents [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2003

 

Insurance Status and Quality of Care for Children in Rural Areas: 1993-2000

Rural Minority Children's Access to and Timeliness of Immunizations: 1993-2001 [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2003

 

Resource Mothers: Effect of Home Visitation Program Using Indigenous Paraprofessionals on Maternal-Infant Preventive Services, Modifiable Risk Factors and Health Outcomes

Development of a Methodology for Assessing the Effect of a Lay Home Visitation Program for Rural High-Risk Women and Infants [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2004 

 

Rural EMS Infrastructure

Investigating Rural Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Infrastructure A Developmental Methodology for Measuring the Availability of EMS Resources [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2004

 

Demand for Medical Services Among Previously Uninsured Children: The Role of Rurality

Demand For Medical Services Among Previously Uninsured Children: The Roles of Race and Rurality [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2002

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities 

Minorities in Rural America [PDF] 

2002

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities 

Access to Care Among Rural Minorities: Older Adults [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2002 

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities

Access to Care Among Rural Minorities: Children [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2002

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities

Access to Care Among Rural Minorities: Working Age Adults [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

2002

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities

Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol, Weight, and Weight Control Behaviors Among Non-Metro Minority Adults [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Diagnostic Risk Factors & Improvement Activities Among Rural African Americans [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Diagnostic Risk Factors & Improvement Activities Among Rural Hispanics [PDF]

2002

 

Rural Minority Health: A Comprehesive Assessment of Health Status, Health Care Utilization and Barriers to Care Among Rural Minorities

Prevalence of Health Related Behavioral Risk Factors Among Non-Metro Minority Adults [PDF]

Fact Sheet [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Behavioral Risk Factors Among Rural African Americans [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Behavioral Risk Factors Among Rural Hispanics [PDF]

 2002