Resources on rural health and long-term care issues



Publisher: The Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Center on Aging in Kansas City, KS (5026 Wescoe, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City 66160-7117)

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  • Rural health services -- United States.,
  • Rural aged -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Rural aged -- Long-term care -- United States.,
  • Rural aged -- Services for -- United States.

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Statementprepared by the National Resource and Policy Center on Rural Long-Term Care.
ContributionsNational Resource and Policy Center on Rural Long-Term Care (U.S.), United States. Administration on Aging.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17702404M

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Author: National Resource and Policy Center on Rural Long-Term Care (U.S.); United States. Administration on Aging. Publisher: Kansas City, KS ( Wescoe, Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City.

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Resources addressing issues relevant to rural health in Hawaii. Responds to a resolution from the Hawaii legislature requesting an examination of the impact of long-term care bed availability on acute. Another solution to the rural healthcare shortage is the use of locum tenens physicians, where medical providers travel to work in underserved areas on temporary assignments.

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At the meeting, the Coalition for Rural Health Care Ethics agreed to a definition of rural healthcare ethics and a broad-ranging rural ethics agenda with the ultimate goal of enhancing the quality.

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The NRHCA and the ARHA merge to form the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), creating a "new unified voice for rural health." Six issues are selected as focus areas for the rural health. The book includes an overview of rural health care, special clinical problems and approaches in rural health care, the organization and management of rural health care, approaches to quality.

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