Access to Health Services
May 15, 2023
From 2011 to 2015, the cancer incidence rates and cancer mortality rates in New Hampshire and Vermont exceeded the national average. In addition, cancer death rates in rural areas are higher than in urban areas, with barriers such as a lack of broadband internet connectivity and a lower…
April 18, 2023
These social media toolkits, available in English and Spanish, provides sample posts and graphics to share the first-ever national survey of underrepresented rare disease patients and caregivers. This survey hopes to better understand their unique perspectives and experiences in accessing and…
March 25, 2023
Following extensive partner input, adjustments were made to DC Medicaid chemotherapy reimbursement rates, resulting in an expanded provider network and increased access for Medicaid patients.
February 21, 2023
This blog post addresses state and federal legislation that affects the ability of healthcare providers to serve patients virtually and across state lines.
February 8, 2023
During this webinar, researchers from the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center described rural/urban differences in health and access to healthcare, including differences in self-rated health, chronic conditions, and mental health outcomes.
October 18, 2022
Expert panelists share ways to be more proactive with breast cancer screening, in interaction with healthcare providers, and in sharing breast cancer stories.
The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2022
September 21, 2022
This annual report tracks federal, state, and local investment in public health and how underinvestment in public health programs hobbled the COVID-19 response, exacerbates health inequities, and continues to put Americans' lives and livelihoods at risk.
July 7, 2022
This webinar provides an overview of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable market research findings, and information about: identifying barriers to CRC screening, understanding preferred and trusted sources for receiving healthcare information, and learning which research-tested messages could…
July 5, 2022
Watch this webinar recording to hear a conversation about engaging Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NH/PI) participants and community-based organizations in increasing positive health-seeking behaviors through providing culturally sensitive education for tobacco and…
June 8, 2022
“Cancer Screening Prevalence and Associated Factors Among US Adults” is a special collection of 11 articles that look at cancer screening trends, what influences cancer screening participation, and public health practices that help increase screening in specific populations.