The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) has long-standing expertise in assisting rural communities to improve health and health care delivery in an effective and sustainable manner. GHPC created this series as a supplement to its Understanding the Rural Landscape learning module. This series explores the range of elements that influence rural health, with special emphasis… more »
This postcard gives information on the themes and learning opportunities offered by GHPC in its rural module and interactive workshop.
This poster explores how childhood obesity has been an increasing problem in the United States, especially in rural areas and how effective prevention approaches are needed.
Using Evidence-Base to Transform Health Delivery Systems in Rural Communities: Three Health Program Approaches That Drive Advancements in Health Care Delivery
This poster explores how three rural community-based programs are implementing various innovative program models found to be effective in alleviating some of the health care delivery barriers and challenges faced by rural communities.
Navigating the complexity of obtaining and utilizing health insurance: Taking a closer look at the impact of meaningful collaboration in rural communities
This study examines how four FORHP grants helped rural and frontier communities expand access to insurance coverage and presents a typology of partnerships formed in this work, and describes the driving factors for collaboration, and how resources were leveraged to maximize efforts.
Selecting, Adapting, and Implementing Evidencebased Interventions in Rural Settings: An Analysis of 70 Community Examples
This article explores how communities translate evidence-based and promising health practices to rural contexts.
An environmental scan was conducted of the Georgia rural safety net to assess who it serves, its providers, and how care is accessed in light of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The scan included analysis of population-based census and health databases and a literature review to inform recommendations.
The Philanthropic Collaborative developed this resource to assist policymakers, school officials and community champions in identifying and implementing the most promising approaches to increase physical activity and healthy eating.