rural health services

Summary

Summary: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
  2. pmc Evaluated strategies to increase attraction and retention of health workers in remote and rural areas
    Carmen Dolea
    Department of Human Resources for Health, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:379-85. 2010
  3. pmc Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: a literature review of attraction and retention
    Uta Lehmann
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:19. 2008
  4. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke Magoma
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010
  5. pmc How does the New Cooperative Medical Scheme influence health service utilization? A study in two provinces in rural China
    Baorong Yu
    Centre for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, 44 Wenhua Xi Road, Jinan, 250012, Shandong, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:116. 2010
  6. pmc Effectiveness of community based Safe Motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania
    Declare Mushi
    Department of Community Health, Tumaini University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, P O Box, 2240, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:14. 2010
  7. ncbi Systematic review of effective retention incentives for health workers in rural and remote areas: towards evidence-based policy
    Penny Buykx
    School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:102-9. 2010
  8. ncbi China's human resources for health: quantity, quality, and distribution
    Sudhir Anand
    Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1774-81. 2008
  9. pmc Policy interventions that attract nurses to rural areas: a multicountry discrete choice experiment
    D Blaauw
    Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:350-6. 2010
  10. ncbi Nurse mentorship to improve the quality of health care delivery in rural Rwanda
    Manzi Anatole
    Partners In Health Inshuti Mu Buzima, Kigali, Rwanda
    Nurs Outlook 61:137-44. 2013

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Publications336 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...
  2. pmc Evaluated strategies to increase attraction and retention of health workers in remote and rural areas
    Carmen Dolea
    Department of Human Resources for Health, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:379-85. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: a literature review of attraction and retention
    Uta Lehmann
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:19. 2008
    ..It is the aim of this review article to explore the links between attraction and retention factors and strategies, with a particular focus on the organisational diversity and location of decision-making...
  4. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke Magoma
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010
    ..The perspectives of health care providers and traditional birth attendants on childbirth and the factors determining where women deliver were also investigated...
  5. pmc How does the New Cooperative Medical Scheme influence health service utilization? A study in two provinces in rural China
    Baorong Yu
    Centre for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, 44 Wenhua Xi Road, Jinan, 250012, Shandong, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:116. 2010
    ..This paper aims to assess the utilisation of outpatient and inpatient services among different income groups and provinces under NCMS in rural China...
  6. pmc Effectiveness of community based Safe Motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania
    Declare Mushi
    Department of Community Health, Tumaini University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, P O Box, 2240, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:14. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Systematic review of effective retention incentives for health workers in rural and remote areas: towards evidence-based policy
    Penny Buykx
    School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:102-9. 2010
    ..Poor retention of health workers is a significant problem in rural and remote areas, with negative consequences for both health services and patient care...
  8. ncbi China's human resources for health: quantity, quality, and distribution
    Sudhir Anand
    Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1774-81. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Policy interventions that attract nurses to rural areas: a multicountry discrete choice experiment
    D Blaauw
    Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:350-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relative effectiveness of different policies in attracting nurses to rural areas in Kenya, South Africa and Thailand using data from a discrete choice experiment (DCE)...
  10. ncbi Nurse mentorship to improve the quality of health care delivery in rural Rwanda
    Manzi Anatole
    Partners In Health Inshuti Mu Buzima, Kigali, Rwanda
    Nurs Outlook 61:137-44. 2013
    ..Emphasis on individual provider and systems-level issues, integration within MOH systems, and continuous monitoring efforts were instrumental to these early successes...
  11. ncbi Going to scale with professional skilled care
    Marge Koblinsky
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 368:1377-86. 2006
    ..Teams of providers are the efficient option, creating the possibility of scaling up as much as 10 times more quickly than would be the case with deployment of solo health workers in home deliveries with dedicated or multipurpose workers...
  12. ncbi Survey of the rural allied health workforce in New South Wales to inform recruitment and retention
    Sheila Keane
    University Centre for Rural Health Northern Rivers, The University of Sydney, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:38-44. 2011
    ..To investigate the demographics, employment, education and factors affecting recruitment and retention of New South Wales (NSW) rural allied health professionals...
  13. ncbi Rural and urban disparity in health services utilization in China
    Meina Liu
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
    Med Care 45:767-74. 2007
    ..To describe patterns in physician and hospital utilization among rural and urban populations in China and to determine factors associated with any differences...
  14. ncbi Antenatal care: provision and inequality in rural north India
    Saseendran Pallikadavath
    Opportunities and Choices Programme of Reproductive Health Research and School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 5YA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:1147-58. 2004
    ..The findings indicate substantial limitations of the health services in overcoming socio-economic and cultural barriers to access...
  15. ncbi Non-evidence-based policy: how effective is China's new cooperative medical scheme in reducing medical impoverishment?
    Winnie Yip
    Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:201-9. 2009
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  16. ncbi Distance and health care utilization among the rural elderly
    G F Nemet
    Department of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1197-208. 2000
    ..We conclude by calling for further research that establishes links between place and the use of health facilities...
  17. pmc Understanding and improving access to prompt and effective malaria treatment and care in rural Tanzania: the ACCESS Programme
    Manuel W Hetzel
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 6:83. 2007
    ..Furthermore, access may be influenced by global and national health policies. As a consequence, many malaria episodes in highly endemic countries are not treated appropriately...
  18. pmc Compulsory service programmes for recruiting health workers in remote and rural areas: do they work?
    Seble Frehywot
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, 2121 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:364-70. 2010
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  19. pmc Measuring the equity of inpatient utilization in Chinese rural areas
    Zhongliang Zhou
    School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:201. 2011
    ..However, previous studies have shown neither the extent of utilization inequity, nor which factors are associated with utilization inequity in rural China...
  20. ncbi Internet-based mental health programs: a powerful tool in the rural medical kit
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:81-7. 2007
    ..To discuss, using two case examples, the potential utility of Internet-based depression information and automated therapy programs in rural regions...
  21. ncbi Home-based HIV testing and counseling in rural and urban Kenyan communities
    Warren Dalal
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e47-54. 2013
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa, most people with HIV do not know they are infected...
  22. pmc Primary Health Care in rural Malawi - a qualitative assessment exploring the relevance of the community-directed interventions approach
    Peter Makaula
    Research for Health Environment and Development, Mangochi, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:328. 2012
    ..We examined health service providers' and beneficiaries' perceptions on existing PHC practices, and their perspectives on official priorities and strategies to strengthen PHC...
  23. ncbi The New Cooperative Medical Scheme in rural China: does more coverage mean more service and better health?
    Xiaoyan Lei
    China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Health Econ 18:S25-46. 2009
    ..Our study indicates that despite the wide expansion of coverage, the impact of the NCMS is still limited...
  24. ncbi How did formative research inform the development of a home-based neonatal care intervention in rural Ghana?
    Z Hill
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Perinatol 28:S38-45. 2008
    ..Formative research is an essential step in helping to ensure the development of an effective, appropriate and sustainable intervention...
  25. pmc Factors influencing family physicians to enter rural practice: does rural or urban background make a difference?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:1246-7. 2005
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  26. ncbi Utilization of delivery services at the primary health care level in rural Vietnam
    Dat V Duong
    Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, 5th Floor, 57 Quang Trung Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Soc Sci Med 59:2585-95. 2004
    ..It is therefore important to improve the cost-efficiency of the health care network, and delivery services should be provided in a client-oriented manner taking into account economic, social and cultural factors...
  27. pmc The impact of decision aids to enhance shared decision making for diabetes (the DAD study): protocol of a cluster randomized trial
    Annie Leblanc
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:130. 2012
    ..In addition, we propose to identify, describe, and explain factors that promote or inhibit the routine embedding of decision aids in practice...
  28. pmc Engaging rural preceptors in new longitudinal community clerkships during workforce shortage: a qualitative study
    Judith N Hudson
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:103. 2011
    ..This required developing new teaching sites, based on attracting preceptors and providing them with educational and physical infrastructure. A major challenge was severe health workforce shortages...
  29. ncbi Spousal perspectives on factors influencing recruitment and retention of rural family physicians
    Erin Mayo
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
    Can J Rural Med 11:271-6. 2006
    ..This study describes the factors that both directly and indirectly influence spousal contentment and explores how these factors contribute toward recruitment and retention of physicians to rural practice locations...
  30. pmc Monitoring the referral system through benchmarking in rural Niger: an evaluation of the functional relation between health centres and the district hospital
    Paul Bossyns
    Belgian Technical Cooperation, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:51. 2006
    ..The main objective of this study is to establish a benchmark for referral rates in rural Niger so as to allow interpretation of routine referral data to assess the performance of the referral system in Niger...
  31. ncbi Determinants of consultation length in Australian general practice
    Helena C Britt
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare General Practice Statistics and Classification Unit, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 183:68-71. 2005
    ..To measure the independent effect on length of general-practice consultations of a range of characteristics of the general practitioner (GP), practice, patient and consultation, as a basis for considering future GP workforce needs...
  32. ncbi Primary care providers' perceptions of home diabetes telemedicine care in the IDEATel project
    Fred Tudiver
    Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Rural Health 23:55-61. 2007
    ..Few telemedicine projects have systematically examined provider satisfaction and attitudes...
  33. pmc Can rural health insurance improve equity in health care utilization? A comparison between China and Vietnam
    Xiaoyun Liu
    China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, PO Box 505, 38 Xue Yuan Road, Hai Dian District, Beijing 100191, PR China
    Int J Equity Health 11:10. 2012
    ..Both countries have been developing rural health insurance for decades. This study aims to evaluate and compare equity in access to health care in rural health insurance system in the two countries...
  34. ncbi Where do they go, whom do they consult, and why? Health-seeking behaviors in the northern areas of Pakistan
    Babar T Shaikh
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 18:747-55. 2008
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  35. ncbi Rethinking policies for the retention of allied health professionals in rural areas: a social relations approach
    Kevin O'Toole
    School of International and Political Studies, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    Health Policy 87:326-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to question the present dominant hierarchical approach taken in relation to the retention of allied health professionals in rural localities...
  36. ncbi The reality of resistance: the experiences of rural parturient women
    Jude Kornelsen
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia lt
    J Midwifery Womens Health 51:260-5. 2006
    ..Some women showed up at the local hospital in an advanced stage of labor to avoid transfer to a referral center, or in some instances, had an unassisted homebirth...
  37. ncbi Measuring rural allied health workforce turnover and retention: what are the patterns, determinants and costs?
    Marita Chisholm
    School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria 3552, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:81-8. 2011
    ..To measure variations in patterns of turnover and retention, determinants of turnover, and costs of recruitment of allied health professionals in rural areas...
  38. pmc Expansion of antiretroviral treatment to rural health centre level by a mobile service in Mumbwa district, Zambia
    Christopher Dube
    Mumbwa District Health Office, Mumbwa, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 88:788-91. 2010
    ..Strong demands for expanding ART services at the rural health centre level face challenges of resource shortages...
  39. ncbi Job satisfaction and turnover intent of primary healthcare nurses in rural South Africa: a questionnaire survey
    Peter Delobelle
    Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:371-83. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of a correlational study of the relationships between demographic variables, job satisfaction, and turnover intent among primary healthcare nurses in a rural area of South Africa...
  40. ncbi Maternal mortality and access to obstetric services in West Africa
    C Ronsmans
    Maternal Health Programme, Department of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 8:940-8. 2003
    ..In this study we examine the association between population indicators of access to obstetric care and levels of maternal mortality in urban and rural West Africa...
  41. pmc Reproductive health, and child health and nutrition in India: meeting the challenge
    Vinod Kumar Paul
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 377:332-49. 2011
    ..This agenda needs political commitment of the highest order and the development of a people's movement...
  42. pmc Rural practice preferences among medical students in Ghana: a discrete choice experiment
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights M3166 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:333-41. 2010
    ..To determine how specific job attributes influenced fourth year medical students' stated preference for hypothetical rural job postings in Ghana...
  43. pmc Quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: counselling on pregnancy danger signs
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:35. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess quality of antenatal care with respect to providers' counselling of pregnancy danger signs in Rufiji district, Tanzania...
  44. ncbi Utilization of health facilities and trained birth attendants for childbirth in rural Bangladesh: an empirical study
    Bimal Kanti Paul
    Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:1755-65. 2002
    ..We conclude that quick response to delivery complications and improved access to hospitals and TTBAs can reduce the risk of infant and maternal mortality and morbidity in rural Bangladesh...
  45. pmc The effects of geography and spatial behavior on health care utilization among the residents of a rural region
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:135-55. 2005
    ..This analysis determines the importance of geography and spatial behavior as predisposing and enabling factors in rural health care utilization, controlling for demographic, social, cultural, and health status factors...
  46. ncbi Assessing the impact of educational intervention for improving management of malaria and other childhood illnesses in Kibaha District-Tanzania
    Stephen E D Nsimba
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 4:5-11. 2007
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  47. ncbi Diagnostic quality in rural health centres in Burkina Faso
    G Krause
    Institute for Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, og, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 3:100-7. 1998
    ..To study the quality of diagnostic practice in rural Burkina Faso...
  48. ncbi High use of complementary therapies in a New South Wales rural community
    J M Wilkinson
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:166-71. 2001
    ..Furthermore, these professionals should be alert to the potential for increased numbers of herb-drug interactions in rural communities...
  49. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
    ..Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off...
  50. ncbi Is home-based diagnosis and treatment of neonatal sepsis feasible and effective? Seven years of intervention in the Gadchiroli field trial (1996 to 2003)
    Abhay T Bang
    Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health, Gadchiroli, India
    J Perinatol 25:S62-71. 2005
    ..To further evaluate our earlier findings on the feasibility and effectiveness of home-based management of neonatal sepsis by analysing 7 years data (1996 to 2003) from the field trial in Gadchiroli, India...
  51. ncbi Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: a systematic review and projected impact of widespread replication
    Howard K Rabinowitz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Med 83:235-43. 2008
    ..To systematically review the outcomes of comprehensive medical school programs designed to increase the rural physician supply, and to develop a model to estimate the impact of their widespread replication...
  52. ncbi Implementing the chronic care model for improvements in diabetes care and education in a rural primary care practice
    Linda M Siminerio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:225-34. 2005
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  53. ncbi An intervention involving traditional birth attendants and perinatal and maternal mortality in Pakistan
    Abdul Hakeem Jokhio
    Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan
    N Engl J Med 352:2091-9. 2005
    ..There are approximately 4 million neonatal deaths and half a million maternal deaths worldwide each year. There is limited evidence from clinical trials to guide the development of effective maternity services in developing countries...
  54. pmc Persistent problems of access to appropriate, affordable TB services in rural China: experiences of different socio-economic groups
    Tuohong Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing PR China
    BMC Public Health 7:19. 2007
    ..This study takes a household perspective to investigate receipt of appropriate care and affordability of services for different socio-economic groups with TB symptoms in rural China...
  55. ncbi Physiotherapy in rural and regional Australia
    Elizabeth Williams
    School of Physiotherapy at the School of Rural Health, The University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Vic, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:380-6. 2007
    ..To inform rural physiotherapy recruitment and retention strategies by describing physiotherapists in the Shepparton region: reasons for career choice, education and physiotherapy professional issues...
  56. ncbi Rural carers online: a feasibility study
    Briony Dow
    National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:221-5. 2008
    ..To test the feasibility (for a potential randomised controlled trial) of a computer intervention for improving social interaction and promoting the mental health of rural carers...
  57. ncbi Diagnostic delays in access to tuberculosis care in counties with or without the National Tuberculosis Control Programme in rural China
    B Xu
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:784-90. 2005
    ..A county covered by the National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTP) (Jianhu) and a nonprogramme county (Funing) in Jiangsu Province, China...
  58. ncbi Care at first-level facilities for children with severe pneumonia in Bangladesh: a cohort study
    Enayet K Chowdhury
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 372:822-30. 2008
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  59. ncbi Perceived educational value and enjoyment of a rural clinical rotation for medical students
    N W Wilson
    Stellenbosch University, Ukwanda, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Rural Remote Health 8:999. 2008
    ..This article evaluated the perceived educational value of a 2 week clinical rotation undertaken by senior undergraduate medical students at rural district hospitals and health care centers in the Western Cape Province, South Africa...
  60. ncbi Getting doctors into the bush: general practitioners' preferences for rural location
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:33-44. 2013
    ..The least attractive rural job package would require incentives of at least 130% of annual earnings, around $237,000. It is important to begin to tailor incentive packages to the characteristics of jobs and of rural areas. ..
  61. ncbi Mentoring, clinical supervision and preceptoring: clarifying the conceptual definitions for Australian rural nurses. A review of the literature
    Jane E Mills
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Victoria, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 5:410. 2005
    ..They are also commonly facilitated through the use of small groups. Preceptoring relationships are short term, exist in the clinical context and concentrate on clinical skill acquisition and assessment...
  62. ncbi Gender inequality, family planning, and maternal and child care in a rural Chinese county
    Jianghong Li
    University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 59:695-708. 2004
    ..Thus, the study provides further evidence that the family planning policy has a negative impact on women and their families, whose fertility and son preferences conflict with the birth control policy...
  63. ncbi Determinants of health care demand in poor, rural China: the case of Gansu Province
    Dongfu Qian
    School of Health Policy and Management, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
    Health Policy Plan 24:324-34. 2009
    ..Furthermore, age and the attributes of illness are also statistically significant factors. We discuss the policy implications of the results for meeting the health care needs of the poor in rural China...
  64. ncbi The household costs of health care in rural South Africa with free public primary care and hospital exemptions for the poor
    Jane Goudge
    University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 14:458-67. 2009
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  65. ncbi Professional, personal and community: 3 domains of physician retention in rural communities
    Pamela J Cameron
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    Can J Rural Med 17:47-55. 2012
    ..We sought to explore the professional, personal and community domains of physician retention in 4 rural communities in Alberta and to develop a preliminary framework for physician retention...
  66. ncbi Professional satisfaction in general practice: does it vary by size of community?
    Matthew R McGrail
    Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Churchill, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:94-8. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the level of professional satisfaction of Australian general practitioners varies according to community size and location...
  67. ncbi A critical review of interventions to redress the inequitable distribution of healthcare professionals to rural and remote areas
    Nathan W Wilson
    Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Rural Remote Health 9:1060. 2009
    ..This review provides a comprehensive overview of the most important studies addressing the recruitment and retention of doctors to rural and remote areas...
  68. pmc Retention of allied health professionals in rural New South Wales: a thematic analysis of focus group discussions
    Sheila Keane
    University Centre for Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:175. 2012
    ..This study aims to identify aspects of recruitment and retention of rural allied health professionals using qualitative methodology...
  69. ncbi Listening to the rural health workers in Papua New Guinea - the social factors that influence their motivation to work
    Husna Razee
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 75:828-35. 2012
    Despite rural health services being situated and integrated within communities in which people work and live, the complex interaction of the social environment on health worker motivation and performance in Low Middle Income Countries ..
  70. ncbi Using lay counsellors to promote community-based voluntary counselling and HIV testing in rural northern Ghana: a baseline survey on community acceptance and stigma
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Center, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    J Biosoc Sci 39:721-33. 2007
    ..In conclusion, community-based VCT and the use of lay counsellors may be acceptable options for promoting access. Interventional studies are required to assess feasibility and cost-effectiveness...
  71. pmc Indian approaches to retaining skilled health workers in rural areas
    Thiagarajan Sundararaman
    National Health Systems Resource Centre, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi, India
    Bull World Health Organ 89:73-7. 2011
    ..India has about 1.4 million medical practitioners, 74% of whom live in urban areas where they serve only 28% of the population, while the rural population remains largely underserved...
  72. pmc Who wants to work in a rural health post? The role of intrinsic motivation, rural background and faith-based institutions in Ethiopia and Rwanda
    Pieter Serneels
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:342-9. 2010
    ..To understand the factors influencing health workers' choice to work in rural areas as a basis for designing policies to redress geographic imbalances in health worker distribution...
  73. pmc Operational issues and trends associated with the pilot introduction of zinc for childhood diarrhoea in Bougouni district, Mali
    Peter J Winch
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2103, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:151-62. 2008
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  74. ncbi Financial protection under the new rural cooperative medical schemes in China
    Juan Wang
    School of Public Health, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, China
    Med Care 50:700-4. 2012
    ..This study was the first of its kind to analyze the finance protection in New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme in China using a claim database analysis...
  75. ncbi Professional support in rural New South Wales: perceptions of new graduate occupational therapists
    Karen Steenbergen
    Mercy Care Centre, Young, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:160-5. 2004
    ..To explore the experiences of professional support among new graduates working in rural New South Wales, including the current availability of professional support and the impact of support levels on professional practice...
  76. pmc Accounts of severe acute obstetric complications in rural Bangladesh
    Shegufta S Sikder
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:76. 2011
    ..We aim to describe the health care decision-making process during severe acute obstetric complications among women and their families in rural Bangladesh...
  77. ncbi New payment model for rural health services in Mongolia
    Don Hindle
    Medical Faculty, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:434. 2006
    This article describes experiences in Mongolia in designing and implementing a new method of payment for rural health services. The new method involves using a formula that allocates 65% of available funding on the basis of risk-adjusted ..
  78. pmc [Incentives to attract and retain the health workforce in rural areas of Peru: a qualitative study]
    Luis Huicho
    Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Cad Saude Publica 28:729-39. 2012
    ..However, there are also singularities to be considered when designing specific strategies. Public initiatives thus need to be monitored and evaluated closely in order to ensure the intended impact...
  79. ncbi Prenatal care utilization in rural areas and urban areas of Haiti
    Pierre Kébreau Alexandre
    The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:84-92. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi Trends in the rehabilitation therapist workforce in underserved areas: 1980-2000
    Richard D Wilson
    Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Rural Health 25:26-32. 2009
    ..There is evidence that rural areas continue to face a shortage of trained rehabilitation providers. There has also been little attention to therapist distribution in non-rural settings where health professionals are in short supply...
  81. pmc Ambulatory health services utilization in patients with dementia - Is there an urban-rural difference?
    Daniela Koller
    Centre for Biometry, Medical Informatics and Medical Technology, Institute for Biometry, Hannover Medical School, OE 8410, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 9:59. 2010
    ..This paper focuses on dementia patients. The aim of the study is to identify differences in service utilization of incident dementia patients in urban and rural areas...
  82. ncbi Recruitment trumps retention: results of the 2008/09 CMA Rural Practice Survey
    Tara S Chauban
    Department of Research, Policy and Ethics, Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 15:101-7. 2010
    ..In 2008, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted a survey of rural practitioners. The survey covered incentives to choose rural medicine, current satisfaction, plans for future migration and strategies for retention...
  83. ncbi The primary care physician workforce in Massachusetts: implications for the workforce in rural, small town America
    Joseph Stenger
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rural Health 24:375-83. 2008
    ..Small towns across the United States struggle to maintain an adequate primary care workforce...
  84. ncbi Moving on? Predictors of intent to leave among rural and remote RNs in Canada
    Norma J Stewart
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Rural Health 27:103-13. 2011
    ..Examination of factors related to the retention or voluntary turnover of Registered Nurses (RNs) has mainly focused on urban, acute care settings...
  85. ncbi Patterns and implications of medical pluralism among HIV/AIDS patients in rural South Africa
    M Moshabela
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 15:842-52. 2011
    ..Integrated-care has the potential to mitigate the impact of medical pluralism on access to HIV-related services over the longer term...
  86. ncbi Retention of allied health professionals in the south-west of Victoria
    Karen Stagnitti
    Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:364-5. 2005
  87. ncbi Exploring factors that affect hospital referral in rural settings: a case study from Norway
    Kristian Gjessing
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Rural Remote Health 9:975. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse whether locum doctors (LDs) have a different pattern of referral to hospital from regular GPs (RGPs)...
  88. ncbi The impact of rural mutual health care on health status: evaluation of a social experiment in rural China
    Hong Wang
    Global Health Division, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Health Econ 18:S65-82. 2009
    ..Our study provides useful policy information on the development of health insurance in developing countries, and also identifies areas where further research is needed...
  89. ncbi Community-based treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    T Heller
    Hlabisa Hospital, Hlabisa, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:420-6. 2010
    ..Hlabisa health sub-district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  90. ncbi New evidence on the impact of China's New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme and its implications for rural primary healthcare: multivariate difference-in-difference analysis
    Kimberly Singer Babiarz
    Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, USA
    BMJ 341:c5617. 2010
    ....
  91. ncbi Cost and cost-effectiveness of community-based care for tuberculosis patients in rural Uganda
    D Okello
    Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S72-9. 2003
    ..Kiboga district, a rural area in Central Uganda...
  92. ncbi Factors affecting the recruitment and retention of pharmacists to practice sites in rural and remote areas of New South Wales: a qualitative study
    Anthony Harding
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:214-8. 2006
    ..To explore factors affecting recruitment and retention of pharmacists in rural/remote areas of New South Wales (NSW)...
  93. pmc Monitoring inequalities in the health workforce: the case study of Brazil 1991-2005
    Angelica Sousa
    Department for Health Systems Policies and Workforce, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e33399. 2012
    ....
  94. ncbi Improving quality in resource poor settings: observational study from rural Rwanda
    Meera Kotagal
    Partners In Health, 888 Commonwealth Avenue, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 339:b3488. 2009
    ..In our setting, basic care processes, such monitoring vital signs, giving drugs, and laboratory testing, were performed unreliably, resulting in delays in treatment owing to lack of information needed for clinical decision making...
  95. ncbi Levels of occupational stress in the remote area nursing workforce
    Tessa Opie
    Centre for Applied Psychological Research, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Adelaide South Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:235-41. 2010
    ..To identify key workplace demands and resources for nurses working in very remote Australia and measure levels of occupational stress in this population...
  96. ncbi Cultural safety and maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
    Sue Kruske
    Graduate School for Health Practice, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909, Australia
    Women Birth 19:73-7. 2006
    ..To discuss cultural safety and critique the provision of culturally appropriate maternity services to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Australia...
  97. ncbi Rural maternity care services under stress: the experiences of providers
    Stefan Grzybowski
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 12:89-94. 2007
    ..This paper explores the experiences of care providers in 4 rural BC communities that have lost or are at risk of losing their local maternity services...
  98. ncbi Overworked? On the relationship between workload and health worker performance
    Ottar Maestad
    Chr Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway
    J Health Econ 29:686-98. 2010
    ..Training has a positive effect on quality but is not in itself sufficient to raise quality to adequate levels...
  99. ncbi Health insurance and catastrophic illness: a report on the New Cooperative Medical System in rural China
    Hongmei Yi
    Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Health Econ 18:S119-27. 2009
    ..The real reimbursement rate for illnesses that required expenditures between 4000 and 10,000 yuan (over 10,000 yuan) was only 11% (8%). Our analysis shows that one of the limiting factors is constrained funding...
  100. pmc Early results of integrated malaria control and implications for the management of fever in under-five children at a peripheral health facility: a case study of Chongwe rural health centre in Zambia
    Pascalina Chanda
    Ministry of Health Headquarters, Lusaka, Zambia
    Malar J 8:49. 2009
    ..Financial barriers to access have been removed by providing free malaria prevention and treatment services...
  101. ncbi Influences on the choice of health professionals to practice in rural areas
    I D Couper
    Division of Rural Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 97:1082-6. 2007
    ..Training health care professionals (HCPs) to work in rural areas is a challenge for educationalists. This study aimed to understand how HCPs choose to work in rural areas and how education influences this...

Research Grants72

  1. Congenital CMV Infection and Hearing Loss in Rural Indian Population
    Suresh B Boppana; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..specific aims: (1) To determine the contribution of CMV- related SNHL in infants born at the Comprehensive Rural Health Services Project (CRHSP) in Ballabgarh, India by screening newborns for CMV and hearing loss, and (2) To evaluate ..
  2. Rural and Urban African American Cocaine Users'Perceived Need for Care
    TYRONE FINLEY BORDERS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..interviews (200 rural, 200 urban) using standardized instruments, pertinent measures from our prior rural health services and HIV research, and newly developed questions based on our initial qualitative work...
  3. WEST VIRGINIA RURAL MANAGED CARE DEMONSTRATION CENTER
    Hilda Heady; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..at rural sites within the rural managed care demonstration networks, e) Development of a consortium for rural health services and policy research that will oversee the health services research needs of the rural managed care ..
  4. Development of Point-of-Care Liat? Quantitative HIV Assay
    DAVID DOLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Great Plains Institute for Rural Health Services Resear*
    Mary Wakefield; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, partnerships have been developed with nationally recognized entities in rural health services research such as the Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center (University of Minnesota) and the Great ..
  6. INTERNET LINKING OF NE MICHIGAN RURAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Michael Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service Use
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..operational definitions of "rural residence" and theoretical models of service use and outcomes for future rural health services research. The project will use previously collected interview and administrative (i.e...
  8. Utilization of Decentralized HIV Clinical Services in Rural Maharashtra, India
    GITA A SINHA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ashok Dyalchand, director of the Institute of Health Management, Pachod (IHMP), an internationally-funded rural health services research organization, and with multi-disciplinary co-advising from Drs...
  9. LINKING HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH WITH HEALTH POLICY
    Mary Wakefield; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Participants will be rural health services researchers, health policymakers, and members of the health trade media and policy opinion makers who ..
  10. Integrating Rural Health Services for Adolescents
    Rachel Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. INVITATIONAL CONFERENCE--STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
    ARNOLD KALUZNY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..at the conference with a major emphasis on accepting a research agenda for strategic alliances vis-a-vis rural health services. 2...
  12. Utah Rural Health Center Internet Project (URHCIP)
    ELIZABETH VIERRA; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
  14. RURAL RESPONSE TO MEDICARE+CHOICE: CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT
    Keith Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results of this study will be shared annually with the policy community and others through the publication series of the Rural Policy Research Institute. ..
  15. Drug Use, Ethnicity, and Help Seeking among Rural Youth
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study also will lay the groundwork for future community-based participatory research on youth drug use and behavioral health care in southwestern New Mexico. ..
  16. Medicaid Managed Care for MH Services in Rural Settings
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  17. Multi-Method Ethnographic Assessment of Behavioral Health Reform in New Mexico
    Cathleen E Willging; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Since rural states may turn to the New Mexico reform as a model to reduce administrative costs and service fragmentation and to increase access for the SMI, this research is of great national relevance. ..
  18. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. A Community-University Partnership to Prevent Obesity in Rural Children
    Nancy Findholt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Prevention and reduction of childhood obesity is a national public health priority. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Exploring Research Communication and Engagement in a Rural Community: The Libby P
    Charlene Winters; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Lessons learned from this cohort of rural residents will help improve communication and interaction between researchers and the public regarding this nationally distributed toxic substance. ..
  21. 3rd Annual Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium
    James Marcin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Incorporating telemedicine into pediatric care can help increase access, decrease disparities and increase quality of care provided to children living in rural and underserved communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Racial Disparities in School and Mental Health Services
    Marianne Hillemeier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Exploring HIV Prevention in Brief Alcohol Detox Programs
    Christiane Brems; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Differences in CAM Use Among Minority Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  26. Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online Services
    Pamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
  27. Wyoming Rural AIDS Prevention Research Project (WRAP)
    Anne Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If the Internet is an effective medium for delivering HIV risk reduction messages to rural MSM, it will have important implications for many under served rural jurisdictions. ..
  28. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  30. Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and Fatigue
    Elizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
  31. DELIRIUM AMONG THE ELDERLY IN RURAL LTC FACILITIES
    Kennith Culp; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The ultimate goal is to provide accurate risk measures and which will lead to the development of effective delirium intervention strategies specifically designed for the LTC population. ..
  32. Social and biomedical risk factors for multi-drug resistant TB in rural China
    Biao Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is imperative to find not only biological factors but also social factors that more distally fuel this ongoing epidemic. Results of this study can contribute directly to improving TB control strategies aimed at reducing MDR-TB. ..
  33. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. The Feasibility of Earlier Detection of Ovarian Cancer Using Symptom Reports
    Marin Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Outcomes of such an approach for women with and without the identified pattern of symptoms will be examined. ..
  35. Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical Factors
    ELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
  36. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  37. Making Sure: An Ethnographic Study of Health Profession*
    Paul Gorman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Wyoming Meth Use and AIDS Risk: Exploring Rural Culture and Context (WyMAR)
    Anne Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Data will be used to inform the development of an RO1 to conduct an epidemiology of rural MA use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference
    David Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
  41. TECHNOLOGY AND STRUCTURE IN CHILDRENS SERVICE SYSTEMS
    Charles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The effectiveness of the intervention is assessed by comparing the treatment and control casework units on the quality of their work environments and the outcomes of services provided to 1600 children. ..
  42. Review of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Program
    Donald Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To address these objectives, this review will conduct a scientific conference, a policy conference, and produce a proceedings report and an edited journal edition. ..
  43. Modifying Lifestyle in Prehypertensive Older Rural Women
    CAROL HALL PULLEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results of this study may lead to expanded access to lifestyle guidance via the Internet by other populations. ..
  44. Implementation Intentions To Promote Colon Cancer Screening in Rural Primary Care
    Kimberly K Engelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding an "implementation intentions" based behavioral intervention for promoting CRC screening among initially non-adherent primary care patients. ..
  45. PARTNERSHIP APPROACH FOR SUSTAINING BEST PRACTICES
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study holds the promise of improving care in nursing homes by testing an organizational-level change intervention to sustain the use of nursing care best practice protocols and thus improve the quality of care. ..
  46. RURAL FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROJECT
    Richard Spoth; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Planned modeling of intervention-related change mechanisms will include multisample structural equation and latent growth curve models of interrelationships among targeted parenting and child outcomes. ..
  47. Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
    Helena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Testing EBP and Organization Effects in Rural Appalachia
    Charles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The services are being structured and funded in a way that will ensure they can be sustained in each county, if successful, after the completion of the study. ..
  49. Using IT to Improve Medication Safety for Rural Elders
    Paul Gorman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. WOMEN VETERANS AND BREAST CANCER SCREENING
    Sally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The infrastructure is in place to institutionalize the intervention should it prove to be effective. ..
  52. HIV Related Stigma among Service Providers in China
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These data will prepare the team to conduct a randomized controlled trial across different levels of health care providers in China. ..
  53. Informatics based nurse triage in lung transplant care
    Stanley Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Cancer Caregiving and the Stress Process
    Nancy Schoenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
  56. Rural women breast cancer survivors
    B Bettencourt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore the proposed study will provide the foundation for a long-term research program for understanding cancer survivorship among rural people. ..
  57. Pain and drug abuse in HIV: Impact on health services
    JENNIE TSAO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed research agenda encompasses a set of analyses that will provide valuable insights into the health and well being of IDUs and drug dependent patients in care for HIV. ..
  58. Patient-activated Colorectal Cancer Screening in PCP
    Berta Geller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By the completion of this project we will have tested the intervention and data collection instruments, and collected the data necessary to plan an intervention trial. ..
  59. Adoption of Buprenorphine in an HMO Setting
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aim 3: Identify factors that facilitate and inhibit the adoption and use of buprenorphine through interviews with 530 patients and 96 practitioners and administrators. ..
  60. Optimized Compression for Telepathology Virtual Slides
    Elizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. Rural Chronically III Women: Online Support Group
    Clarann Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research trajectory will move toward reducing the complexity of the research design and intervention and further developing and refining a model of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness. ..
  62. Gene Polymorphism & Treatment-Symptoms in Lung Cancer
    Cielito Reyes Gibby; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Economic Aspects of Ecstacy Use
    Pierre Alexandre; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  64. Certified Safe Farm Evaluating Health Insurance Claims
    Kelley Donham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. Promoting Healthy Families Through Enhanced Primary Care
    Ardis Olson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will determine the respective impact of these two levels of post-visit support on stage of change, parental action on key obesity risk behaviors, child behaviors, and stabilization of BMI z scores after 6 months. ..
  66. Analyzing Vaccine Programs/Policies in Western Europe
    Gary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. UV Safe: New approaches to reduce teen UV exposure
    Ardis Olson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In these development activities, we will include objective measures of skin color to determine if this methodology is feasible as an outcome measure in a subsequent community study. ..
  68. Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma Risk
    Michael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The resulting data will be analyzed using multivariate unconditional logistic regression models. Particular attention will be paid to identification of potential gene- gene, gene-lifestyle, and gene-phenotype interactions. ..
  69. SKIN CANCER PREVENTION IN NH MIDDLE SCHOOLS
    Ardis Olson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The evaluation will also assess intermediate mediating variables in students and change in the health promotion and sun protection behaviors of adult role models. ..