Rural Health Advisory Committee Publications
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Language Access Services in Critical Access Hospitals for Patients with Limited English Proficiency in Rural Minnesota, March 2008:
- Full Report (PDF: 45 pgs/224 KB).
- Abstract (PDF: 1 pg/8 KB).
- Health Care Interpreters in Minnesota Fact Sheet (PDF: 2 pgs/45 KB).
Creating Healthy Communities for an Aging Population, May 2006:
Healthy Aging Fact Sheets, Fall 2005
- Demographics of an Aging Population (PDF: 2 pgs / 129 KB)
- Healthy Aging and Chronic Disease (PDF: 2 pgs / 37 KB)
- Healthy Aging Communities Dimensions (PDF: 2 pgs /41 KB)
- Healthy Aging Community Models (PDF: 2 pgs / 28 KB)
- Healthy Aging Communities: Local Public Health Role (PDF: 2 pgs / 367 KB)
Health and Well-being of Rural Minnesotans: A Minnesota Rural Health Status Report, June 2005 (PDF: 44 pgs/3 MB)
Rural Health Care Delivery
Issue Brief: Rural Hospital System Growth and Consolidation, January 2013 (PDF: 282KB/12 pages)
General Surgery in Rural Minnesota, March 2011 (PDF: 670KB/48 pages)
Rural Health Care: New Delivery Model Recommendations, January 2009 (PDF: 42 pgs/247 KB)
Health Care Reform: Addressing the Needs of Rural Minnesotans, October 2007 (PDF: 28 pgs/406 KB)
Mental Health and Primary Care in Rural Minnesota, January 2005 (PDF: 114 pgs/877 KB)
A Quiet Crisis: Minnesota's Rural Ambulance Services at Risk, December 2002
Retaining Rural Nurses: Midwestern Summit on Retaining and Making Best use of the Older More Experienced Rural Registered Nurse, August 2007 (PDF: 28 pgs / 103 KB)
Minnesota Rural Health Profiles:
- Hospice Services, June 2003 (PDF: 7 pgs / 293 KB)
- Nursing Homes, May 2003 (PDF: 9 pgs / 148 KB)
- Pharmacies, October 2003 (PDF: 7 pgs / 291 KB)
- Rural Ambulance Services, April 2003 (PDF: 5 pgs / 59 KB)
- Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers, July 2003 (PDF: 9 pgs / 188 KB)
- Rural Hospitals, April 2003 (PDF: 8 pgs / 169 KB)