Rural & Underserved Health Research Center Shares Findings at NRHA

Publisher: University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Publication Date: 05/17/2018

Researchers from the UK Rural & Underserved Health Research Center presented last week at the National Rural Health Association Annual Conference…


Rural Family Physicians in Practices That Follow Model for Comprehensive, Coordinated Care Expand Patients' Access to Care

Publisher: Kentucky Health News
Publication Date: 04/21/2018

Rural family physicians who work in patient-centered medical homes generally provide more services and procedures than those in non-PCMH practices, according to a recent study at the University of Kentucky…


Investigating the Scope of Practice for Rural Vs. Urban Family Physicians

Publisher: University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Publication Date: 04/12/2018

A pair of reports from the Rural and Underserved Health Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health shed new light on the scope of practice of rural family physicians…


Substance Abuse About as Common in Rural Areas as Urban

Publisher: The Richmond Register
Publication Date: 03/12/2018

In some ways, substance abuse is worse in urban areas, but rural drug users are less likely to get treatment, according to two studies recently released by the Rural and Underserved Health Research Center at the University of Kentucky…


Rural Family Physicians in Patient Centered Medical Homes Have a Broader Scope of Practice

Publisher: Rural Health Information Hub
Publication Date: 02/28/2018

Results of a study to determine whether rural family physicians in Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practices have a broader scope of practice than those in non-PCMH practices…


Study Looks at States' Ambulance Use to Guide Policy; Many Areas Run Short of Paramedics, EMTs

Publisher: The Rural Blog
Publication Date: 10/25/2017

Kentucky, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia were the top five states in the use of ambulances in 2012-14, with Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah at the bottom of the list, according to a study...…