National Rural Health Association Policy Position: Definition of Frontier

National Rural Health Association, 2008. This paper discusses the various definitions of frontier. The report recommends that a variety of methodologies be available from which to choose. National Rural Health Association Policy Position: Definition of Frontier … Continue reading

Defining the Term “Frontier Area” for Programs Implemented Through the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health, 2006. An expert panel report which provides an overview of existing frontier definitions and describes the process used to develop a new frontier area definition that could be applied to telehealth programs. … Continue reading

Defining and Describing Frontier Areas in the United States: An Update

Pearlanne T. Zelarney and James A. Ciarlo, 2000. Frontier definitions are reviewed including the one used be the Frontier Education Center (now the National Center for Frontier Communities). This Letter to the Field reviews previous work done by the frontier … Continue reading