The Access to Care for Rural People with Disabilities Toolkit, developed by the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, provides rural communities with information, strategies, resources, and other important materials to help implement a program to improve access to care for people with disabilities.
New Models the RHIhub has featured:
- The New Mexico Mobile Screening Program for Miners is a mobile screening clinic with telemedicine capability in New Mexico that screens miners for respiratory and other conditions.
- The Telepsychology-Service Delivery for Depressed Elderly Veterans is a program that treats depression in elderly veterans who are unable to seek mental health treatment face-to-face due to distance or stigma.
- The Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) project is a 10-week program designed to reduce PTSD and increase social engagement for rural women veterans.
- The Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Abound Counseling project provides telehealth counseling to rural residents in North Dakota.
The Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles list features the most popular pieces from 2016. Articles on the opioid epidemic, new service delivery models, and a variety of innovative approaches to support health all made it onto the year’s most-read list.