Behavioral Health Aides – A Promising Practice for Frontier Communities

The National Center for Frontier Communities in consultation with the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel, 2012. This report describes a developing class of allied behavioral health workers – Behavioral Health Aides (BHAs). The report concludes that models that include BHAs … Continue reading

The Future of the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic

The National Center for Frontier Communities and the Frontier Constituency Group of the National Rural Health Association, 2012. This Policy Brief explores the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC) model, which aims to provide improved emergency response and extended stay care … Continue reading

CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report – United States, 2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011. Consolidates the most recent national data available on disparities in mortality, morbidity, behavioral risk factors, health-care access, preventive health services, and social determinants of critical health problems in the United States by using … Continue reading

Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book, 2011 Edition

John Packham and Mary Tabor Griswold, 2011. Contains data on demographics, social and economic characteristics, population health status and insurance coverage, and health care workforce for the state of Nevada. Tables display data by region and distinguish between rural, frontier, … Continue reading

Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009

Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, Jessica C. Smith, 2010. Contains health insurance data by residence, which is classified as “inside metropolitan statistical areas” and “outside metropolitan statistical areas.” U.S. Census Bureau Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United … Continue reading