Rural Health Research Gateway Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

There are no webinars scheduled at this time. If you would like to suggest a webinar, please email info@ruralhealthresearch.org.

Archived Webinars

  • Behavioral Health Workforce Supply
    Presented Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Rural-urban disparities exist across the spectrum of behavioral health providers. Holly Andrilla, MS, and Eric Larson, PhD, both from the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, presented findings from a recently completed study quantifying Census Division differences in the per capita supply and distribution of five types of behavioral health providers, (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and counselors) across metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core counties.

  • Preparing a Strong Rural Health Message
    Presented Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    Dr. Schroeder, Principal Investigators of the Rural Health Research Gateway and Kristine Sande with the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) spoke to the rural health resources, and research that are freely available through these sites. Listen to the webinar to learn how to use the information available on both websites to develop a strong rural health message for decision makers, the public, and others.

  • Obstetric Care Quality and Access for Rural U.S. Women
    Presented Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Katy Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, presented findings from recent studies on the quality of obstetric care in rural hospitals, the workforce providing obstetric care in rural areas, and the predictors of non-local childbirth for rural women. The focus was on understanding whether rural pregnant women have access to the care they need, and whether rural hospitals have the capacity to meet their needs.

  • Ups and Downs: Trends in Rural Children’s Access to Care
    Presented Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Jan Probst, PhD, Professor, University of South Carolina, and Director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center will presented findings from a study based on the National Surveys of Children’s Health. For many groups of rural children, access to care rose between 2003 and 2007, but dipped slightly in 2011-2012.

  • Geographic Variation in Health Insurance Marketplaces: Rural and Urban Trends in Enrollment, Firm Participation, Premiums, and Cost Sharing in 2016
    Presented Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Timothy McBride, PhD, along with Abigail Barker, PhD at the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis provided an overview of HIM performance in rural areas along several dimensions. They provided context to the ongoing discussion on the importance of competition in driving positive outcomes for consumers and for the government, followed by policy recommendations and Q&A.

  • Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality Differences
    Presented Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    Alana Knudson, PhD, from the North Dakota and NORC Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center, provided an overview of findings from the recently released study, Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality Differences. This study examines the impact of rurality on mortality and explores regional differences in mortality rates.

  • Impact of the CMS Value-Based Purchasing and Readmission Reduction Programs on Rural Hospitals
    Presented Tuesday, October 20, 2015

    Dr. Ira Moscovice and Michelle Casey, MS with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center discussed the impact of the CMS value-based purchasing and readmission reduction programs on rural hospitals.

  • Prevalence of Opioids and the Workforce to Provide Treatment in Rural and Urban Settings
    Presented Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Holly Andrilla from WWAMI, and John Gale along with Jennifer Lenardson from Maine provided an overview of their research on the prevalence of opioid use disorders in rural and urban settings and discussed issues with regard to workforce and providing treatment. Question and answer will follow.

  • The 2014 Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook
    Presented Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    Alana Knudson, PhD from the North Dakota and NORC Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center discussed The 2014 Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook.

  • Change in Profitability and Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement
    Presented Friday, October 31, 2014

    Mark Holmes, PhD from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Center discussed the financial performance and condition of Critical Access Hospitals.

  • Change in Profitability & Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement
    Presented Friday, September 19, 2014

    Mark Holmes, PhD and George H. Pink, PhD from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Center discussed the financial performance and condition of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).