2014 Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook
In 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published Health, United States, 2001 With Urban and Rural Health Chartbook. The CDC Chartbook was widely used in directing rural health policy and programming and had not been updated since 2001.
A Profile of Tribal Health Departments
With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and in partnership with the National Indian Health Board (NIHB), NORC analyzed data from NIHB’s Tribal Public Health Capacity Assessment (TPHCA) conducted in 2009, to explore how Tribal health departments play a role in improving health status and reducing health disparities. More
Access to Rural Public Health Services
Key findings relate to community-level barriers to establishing and maintaining public health infrastructure and describe recommendations to help public health systems partners overcome barriers in order to improve the health and quality of life for rural residents. More
Capital Needs of Small Rural Hospitals
To gain insights into the capital needs of small rural hospitals and the hospitals access to capital, a survey was mailed to administrators of 950 rural hospitals with under 50 beds. More