restricted access   Volume 27, Number 4, November 2016 Supplement

Table of Contents

Forging New Frontiers: Translating theory to practical health solutions in rural communities

Guest Editors: Allison Hutchings, MPH, Sarah Young, MPH, Sarah Bryce, MS, Helen Newton, MPH, Cassandra Phillips, MPH, Amber Berrian, MPH

The Context for Rural Health Care

pp. ix-xii

Foreword from Acting Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and Associate Administrator of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

pp. vii-viii

Note from the HRSA Guest Editors

pp. xiii-xv

Reports from the Field

Piloting Specialized Mental Health Care for Rural Women Veterans Using STAIR Delivered via Telehealth: Implications for Reducing Health Disparities

pp. 1-7

Priming the Physician Pipeline: A Regional AHEC’s Use of in-state Medical School Data to Guide Its Health Careers Programming

pp. 8-18

U.S. Associated Pacific Islands Health Care Teams Chart a Course for Improved Health Systems: Implementation and Evaluation of a Non-communicable Disease Collaborative Model

pp. 19-38

The Vivir Mejor! Consortium: A Rural, US-México Collaborative Model to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

pp. 39-45

Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Intervention to Improve Preventive Care Practices in a Federally Qualified Health Center in Appalachian Kentucky

pp. 46-52

Project ECHO Brings Innovation to Community Health Worker Training and Support

pp. 53-61


An Innovative Approach to Enhancing Access to Medical Screening for Miners using a Mobile Clinic with Telemedicine Capability

pp. 62-72

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Implementation and Impact of the Affordable Care Act in U.S. Farmworker Communities

pp. 73-82

The Benefits of Physician Training Programs for Rural Communities: Lessons Learned from the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program

pp. 83-90

Original Papers

Rural Health Networks and Care Coordination: Health Care Innovation in Frontier Communities to Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Health Care Costs

pp. 91-115

Uranium Workers Demonstrate Lower Lobe Predominant Irregular Pneumoconiotic Opacities on Chest Radiographs

pp. 116-127

Relationship between Hospital Policies for Labor Induction and Cesarean Delivery and Perinatal Care Quality among Rural U.S. Hospitals

pp. 128-143

What Is the Potential of Community Paramedicine to Fill Rural Health Care Gaps?

pp. 144-158

Emergency Medical Service-based Care Coordination for Three Rural Communities

pp. 159-180

Selecting, Adapting, and Implementing Evidence-based Interventions in Rural Settings: An Analysis of 70 Community Examples

pp. 181-193

To What Extent do Community Characteristics Explain Differences in Closure among Financially Distressed Rural Hospitals?

pp. 194-203

Health care eligibility and availability and health care reform: Are we addressing rural women’s barriers to accessing care?

pp. 204-219