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Name: Health affairs (Project Hope)
Rural populations disproportionately suffer from adverse health outcomes, including poorer health and higher age-adjusted mortality. We argue that these disparities are due in part to declining health...
Primary health care (PHC) is the foundation of healthcare systems around the world, recognized for its ability to deliver cost-effective, equitable, and high-quality care. Measuring and reporting on P...
Mobile health (mHealth) technology dissemination has penetrated rural and urban areas alike. Yet, health care organization oversight and clinician adoption have not kept pace with patient use. mHealth...
Funding for this summary was contributed by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and California Health Care Foundation to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), an independent organiza...
The rural healthcare market in much of the developing world is composed largely of informal private providers. These private providers often have little to no certifiable medical training....
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a highly prevalent, morbid condition. Anticoagulation to prevent thromboembolic strokes is a foremost priority in AF but adherence is challenging for patients a...
The researchers will conduct a patient-randomized, pragmatic clinical trial among 6 rural PCMHs in Arkansas, targeting individuals with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The primary aims are ...
This project aims to strengthen and improve the performance of health care system in rural China in order to improve maternal and child health. It also provides policy-makers and health se...
The aim of this study is to test an intervention that has potential to improve acute care skills and confidence related to safe delivery and newborn care for mid-level health providers in ...
Using certified ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES; engage patients and families in their health care; improve care coordination; improve population and public health; while maintaining privacy and security.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
A branch of nursing requiring generalist training with specialty knowledge in crisis assessment and management in all subdisciplines of nursing. Rural nursing practices often include geographical and social distance concepts in delivery of health care.
Work consisting of a set of directions or principles to assist the health care practitioner with patient care decisions about appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, or other clinical procedures for specific clinical circumstances. Practice guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, organizations such as professional societies or governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. They can provide a foundation for assessing and evaluating the quality and effectiveness of health care in terms of measuring improved health, reduction of variation in services or procedures performed, and reduction of variation in outcomes of health care delivered.
The status of health in rural populations.