Just starting to work with Rural Health Clinics?
Check out the CMS Rural Health Clinics Center!
As we approach the upcoming ACA marketplace enrollment period (November 1). This is a useful tool from Cover AZ for organizations to understand where to target outreach efforts for Medicaid and Marketplace health insurance enrollment. » See the report here.
Improving Access to Maternal Health Care in Rural Communities
Highlights the issues affecting access to healthcare for women in rural communities before, during, and after pregnancy. Demonstrates the need for national, state, and community organizations to work together to develop a plan to improve access to care and the outcomes for rural women and their babies.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
How-To Videos Now Available at data.HRSA.gov
Data.HRSA.gov features short "How-to" videos on popular tools such as the Health Center Locator, Shortage Area Dashboards, Fact Sheets, and more.
Check them out to learn how easy it is to use the data.HRSA.gov website.
UA & Pima County Health Department Launch Academic Health Department
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Pima County Health Department have launched the Academic Health Department (AHD) to enhance public health education, training and research to improve community health in Pima County.)
Hopi Tribe Citizen Scientists Investigate Environmental Hazards
Robin Harris, professor of epidemiology and Mary Kay O’Rourke, professor emeritus from the UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, are co-principal investigators of the Hopi Environmental Health Project and developed the curriculum for the “Citizen Science” component of the study designed for students at Hopi High School in Keams Canyon, Arizona. » Read more.
Casa Grande High School Students Explore Careers in the Health Professions
The Youth Engagement for Success (YES) health education program is a week-long interactive and interprofessional summer camp to introduce high school students in Casa Grande, Arizona to the health professions.