Search results for "Rural Health"

Results 1 - 10 of about 19 for "Rural Health".

Improving rural health takes effort, energy The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs ... Being shorthanded can short-circuit
September 2015

Targeting rural health scholars keeps doctors in Kansas

The Scholars in Rural Health program seeks to expose medical students to underserved areas, nurture a desire to practice primary care and offer incentives such as loan forgiveness. ... The medical school's Scholars in Rural Health program identifies
September 2010

A medical merger of sorts

Osteopathic education also emphasizes rural health and community care. In states with strong osteopathic schools, like Oklahoma (where I practice), Iowa, and Michigan, DOs constitute about 20% of the physician population. ... Further, he stated,
April 2022

FDA UPDATE Recalls, warnings andlabel changes Label and packagingchanges ...

CMS finalized telehealth proposals todefine rural Health Professional ShortageAreas (HPSAs) as those located in rural cen-sus tracts as determined by the Office ofRural Health Policy (ORHP) and to establishand maintain ... It is also expected to help
January 2014

Rural medicine in Idaho, Africa and elsewhere

I have also worked in a rural health care system in Idaho for nearly 20 years. ... In the U.S., most rural health outposts are within an hour of a major medical center, either by ambulance or helicopter, so transfer to a high tech center is usually
April 2022

Rural prevention efforts face specific hurdles This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in ... Prevention efforts can be difficult to
September 2015

Changes, improvements for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

CMS finalized telehealth proposals to define rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) as those located in rural census tracts as determined by the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and to ... By adopting the more precise definition of
February 2014

ACP lists chapter awardees

Sonal Haerter, MD, Educator of the Year. Hiba Khan, Morton Fuchs Rural Health Professions Program Award. ... Peter Soliman, Morton Fuchs Rural Health Professions Program Award. Preethi William, MBBS, Resident of the Year.
November 2014

Primary care works in cooperative, close-knit North Dakota

the top quartile across the measure set, said Mary Wakefield, PhD, director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota and a member of the Commonwealth ... Marlene Miller is a program director of the Center for Rural Health, which
November 2008

Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

New Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes have been issued for reporting these services. ... their respective place of service codes): office (11), outpatient hospital (22), independent clinic (49), federally qualified health center (50),
March 2012

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