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Critical Issues in Rural Health

by Nan Johnson

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Professional .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Rural health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • United States,
  • Nursing - Home & Community Care,
  • Public Health,
  • Cartoonists,
  • Conservationists,
  • Darling, Jay N,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Medical : Nursing - Home & Community Care,
  • Political Science / Regional Planning,
  • RURAL DEVELOPMENT_UNITED STATES,
  • SOCIOLOGY, RURAL

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNina Glasgow (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026614M
    ISBN 100813800102
    ISBN 109780813800103

      Provides an overview of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Health Center Program awardees and look-alikes, important safety net providers in rural areas. Discusses Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) requirements for FQHCs and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care requirements for Health Center Program . New and Old Issues in Rural and Remote Health About one-third of Australia’s population lives in regional, rural, and remote areas. That is around 7 million people. On average, they don’t enjoy the same high standard of health and wellbeing as those who live in the cities, or the same access to health services and health-related infrastructure.

    The Changing Face of Rural &Small Town America • Changing demographics –growing Hispanic population –aging population –outflow of young adults--inflow of older adults, birth rates declining • Health issues –Obesity above national rates for all age groups –rural kids less likely to walk to school –Populace is very auto-reliantFile Size: 1MB. Rural health challenges affect more than just the Upper Midwest region and the seven states BPC examined. Furthermore, issues related to health care in rural areas do not exist in isolation—they are interdependent and build off each other. Issues can not be addressed in siloes; the whole system needs to be addressed. BPC’s work identifies File Size: KB.

    The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social differences, educational shortcomings, lack of recognition by legislators and the sheer isolation of living in remote areas all conspire to create health care disparities and impede rural Americans in their struggle to lead normal. The Top 10 Rural Issues for Health Care Reform Rural people and rural communities are faced with many of the same health care issues and challenges confronting the rest of the nation—exploding heath care costs, large numbers of uninsured and underinsured, and an overextended health .


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Rural people have a unique set of health issues; they experience social, cultural, and economic disadvantages that can increase their risk for adverse health consequences. The first text of its kind, Critical Issues in Rural Health, provides comprehensive sociological study of rural health and health care trends in the United States, by examining the health and well-being of rural populations at all Format: Hardcover.

Rural people have a unique set of health issues; they experience social, cultural, and economic disadvantages that can increase their risk for adverse health consequences. The first text of its kind, Critical Issues in Rural Health, provides comprehensive sociological study of rural health and health care trends in the United States, by examining the health and well-being of rural populations at all Manufacturer: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sociologists and researchers in a number of medical specialties, many of them members of the Rural Health Interest Group of the Rural Sociological Society address issues related to health conditions and trends among people and communities of the rural : $ Presents a comprehensive sociological study of rural health and health care trends in the United States, by examining the health and well-being of rural populations at various stages of life.

This book emphasizes differences between rural and urban areas in health and health care. Rural people have a unique set of health issues; they experience social, cultural, and economic disadvantages that can increase their risk for adverse health consequences.

The first text of its kind, Critical Issues in Rural Health, provides comprehensive sociological study of rural health and health care trends in the United States, by examining the health and well-being of rural populations. Details about Critical Issues In Rural Health: A large sector of the United States (U.S.) population.

About 22 percent of Americans, approximately 55 million people, are considered “rural” residents. Rural people have a unique set of health Critical Issues in Rural Health book they experience social, cultural, and economic disadvantages that can increase their risk. Want to have a good book?Please visit our website at: ?book=Happy reading and good luck, hope you feel at home:).

Health-related disparities remain a persistent, serious problem across the nation's more than 60 million rural residents. Rural Populations and Health provides an overview of the critical issues surrounding rural health and offers a strong theoretical and evidence-based rationale for rectifying rural health disparities in the United States.

This edited collection includes a comprehensive. Rural residents also have higher rates of smoking, which increases the risk of many chronic diseases. Health Care Access: Rural counties have fewer health care workers, specialists (such as cancer doctors), critical care units, emergency facilities, and transportation options.

Residents are also more likely to be uninsured and to live farther. Health Professions Workforce Shortage. About 20 percent of Americans live in rural areas, but barely one-tenth of physicians practice federal government projects a shortage of o primary care physicians in rural areas by Primary care physicians in rural areas often do not have the support of sub-specialists, hospitalists, or emergency physicians, and thus treat a.

The second section consists of 3 essays by rural health practitioners. The third and final section examines specific ethical issues in the rural setting. The book provides an illuminating look at questions of culture, character, regulation, social justice, and organizational : Myles N.

Sheehan. Nina Glasgow is the author of Critical Issues in Rural Health ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Rural Aging in 21st Century Americ 3/5(2).

to support rural hospitals and communities to ensure access to high-quality, affordable, and efficient health care. To be sure, the policy environment for rural providers is not limited to federal activities; laws and regulations at the state and local levels play critical roles in shaping the rural health care context.

But what is different is the experience of mental health issue in a rural area or the provision of mental healthcare in a rural area, that is different. And accessibility is different. Getting there and paying for it, availability, that there's actually someone there when you.

People in rural areas face some different health issues than people who live in towns and cities. Getting health care can be a problem when you live in a remote area. You might not be able to get to a hospital quickly in an emergency.

You also might not want to travel long distances to get routine checkups and screenings. Many rural areas have for years experienced problems in obtaining adequate health care.

Various strategies have been employed to address the issues of health care, along with related problems of economics and geographic access. One quarter of the US population live in areas designated as rural.

Delivery of rural health care can be difficult with unique challenges including limited access to specialists such as oncologists. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Rural and remote Australia encompasses many diverse locations and communities and people living in these areas face unique challenges due to their geographic isolation.

Those living outside metropolitan areas often have poorer health outcomes compared with those living in metropolitan areas. For example, data show that people living in rural.

More ethicists are focusing on rural ethics issues, and this kind of recognition is important. As I noted in the Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics: A Practical Guide for Professionals, the next step should be for professional schools to expand their focus in rural health care ethics education and training.

Ethics and other educators should. Rural hospital executives discuss past, present and future struggles and opportunities. Over the past few years and as we move into the future, many rural and critical access hospitals throughout the country have continued to struggle when it comes to rising costs of care and decreased reimbursements, as well as the recruitment and retention of high-quality clinicians and staff, among .Rural Health Grants.

There are numerous rural health grant opportunities aimed at improving the quality of health care in rural areas—made available to hospitals in the form of public grants, federally-funded demonstration projects, and private grants.

The single best resource for federal funding of rural health grant programs is Use the “Search Grants” drop down menu to.THE CRITICAL ISSUES IN EHEALTH RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM. In Junethe National Institutes of Health (NIH), convened a scientific conference to provide an interdisciplinary forum to discuss major theoretical and methodologic issues in eHealth research — Critical Issues in eHealth Research.