HIA Cover ThumbnailThe Future of the Frontier: Water, Energy & Climate Change in America’s Most Remote Communities

“The frontier has driven the American imagination and economy,” said Brian Kempf. “The frontier is as important as every other place if not more so, it’s geographically larger and it’s a place in of itself.” Kempf, along with his classmates … Continue reading

HIA Cover ThumbnailNCFC Health Impact Assessment: Improving the Quality and Quantity of Food in Southwest New Mexico Food Pantries

The National Center for Frontier Communities is proud to present our Health Impact Assessment on Improving the Quality and Quantity of Food in Southwest New Mexico Food Pantries. Our initial aim was to address the underlying policies and formulas that … Continue reading

The Frontier Extended Stay Clinic – A Promising Model for Frontier Communities

The National Center for Frontier Communities in consultation with the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel, 2012. This literature review concludes that evaliations of the FESC demonstration to date have shown that access to FESCs has improved patient services through increased … Continue reading

Community Health Worker Model for Care Coordination – A Promising Practice for Frontier Communities

The National Center for Frontier Communities in consultation with the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel, 2012. This comprehensive literature review describes the Community Health Worker (CHW) model, current care coordiantaion policies and applications, and the role CHWs can play in … Continue reading