A Topic Guide On Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare


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A topic guide on community vitality and rural healthcare centers on how community and economic development can be in line with health services in rural areas and how collaboration between the sectors can confront issues such as population health.

The topic guide asserts that a high quality healthcare system in a rural community can support economic and community development initiatives because a physician in a community means real revenue and jobs. Local healthcare leaders should also be involved in community and economic development efforts since they can keep local healthcare awareness and inform the community about the jobs and money brought into the community through healthcare services.

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Federal Programs Related to - Health Care, General/Other

Programs which help people achieve and maintain physical well-being through prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment and the provision of family planning, maternity and other services that relate to human reproduction.

Federal Programs Related to - Public Health

Programs that plan, implement and evaluate publicly supervised and administered health care programs and systems. Biostatistics, Communicable Diseases; Disease Outbreaks; Epidemiology, Health Biostatistics; Medical Biostatistics; Public Health Medicine

Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

Federal Programs Related to - Community Renewal

Programs that clear slums and renew or rehabilitate old housing and other structures in blighted and depressed sections of the community in order to provide a safe, sanitary and pleasant place for people to live and work and to attract private investment in business and industry. Brownfields Redevelopment; Community Revitalization; Model Cities; Slum Clearance; Urban Homesteading; Urban Redevelopment; Urban Renewal; Urban Revitalization

Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Issues

Programs that deal with the overall organization of the health care system including all aspects of the quality, costs, accessibility and
appraisal of health care and health care delivery.

Access of Health Care; Accessibility of Health Services; Availability of Health Services; Health Services Accessibility; Managed Care Programs;
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