Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

Amercia is facing a complex rural health crisis. Increasing urbanization leaves behind an older, sicker, and poorer population in rural America that may struggle with social determinants of health like access to medical care and healthy meals. These challenges contribute to rural-urban health inequities in rates of chronic conditions like obesity and diabetes. Despite the odds, leaders are leveraging the unique strengths of rural communities to develop and implement promising solutions.

This webinar explored:

  • The current rural health landscape and federal strategies to improve rural health
  • Innovative initiatives to respond to unmet social needs, address provider shortages and expand telehealth in Arkansas and Texas
  • The impact of rurality on maternal and child health and approaches to managing access issues

Mental illness has become more common over the last decade, particularly among 18-25 year-olds. This Data Insights looks at trends in mental health and their implications for the future.

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From childhood to advanced age, LGBT people face health disparities like higher risk of suicide and social isolation and higher rates of tobacco use.

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LGBTQ+ individuals face health disparities linked to stigma and discrimination. This webinar explored approaches to increase access to inclusive care to close these gaps.

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August 2019

Schools play an important role in screening for student health and providing critical support, but they often lack the capacity to best serve all students in need.

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May 2019

To address mental illness, leaders are focusing on social determinants and integration of behavioral and physical health care through primary care providers.

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Mental health conditions are relatively common, affecting 1 in 5 adults as well as 1 in 5 youth aged 13 to 18.

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Broken Places explores why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. Producer/Director Roger Weisberg revisited some of the abused and neglected children he profiled decades ago in order to dramatically illustrate how early trauma shaped their lives as adults. Broken Places interweaves these longitudinal narratives with poignant observations from a few nationally renowned experts to help viewers better understand the devastating impact of childhood adversity as well as the inspiring characteristics of resilience.

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