Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1 by R. Turner Goins | 9780826102270 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1

Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1

by R. Turner Goins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826102271

ISBN-13: 9780826102270

Pub. Date: 07/19/2006

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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For researchers, health care practitioners, planners, policymakers, and educators involved in the care of the rural patient, this book provides crucial commentary for present and future improvement.

Information covered includes:

Health services and related policy issues New changes to the Medicare program and how these changes affect rural health care

Overview

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For researchers, health care practitioners, planners, policymakers, and educators involved in the care of the rural patient, this book provides crucial commentary for present and future improvement.

Information covered includes:

Health services and related policy issues New changes to the Medicare program and how these changes affect rural health care delivery Important selected services in rural America including informal caregiving, housing, and transportation Enhancing health care delivery through technology and public policies Remarks about service delivery in rural areas

Each chapter features commentary regarding current and future challenges for the specific issues. The contributors present in-depth analyses of nutrition, health service delivery, rural hospitals, long-term care, caregiving, housing, and transportation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826102270
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/19/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

    List of Contributors

    Preface

    Foreword by Graham D. Rowles, PhD

    Acknowledgements

    PART I: Overview
  1. Introduction: Aging in Rural America, R. Turner Goins and John A. Krout

  2. Service Delivery to Rural Elders: Barriers and Challenges, John A. Krout, PhD, C. Neil Bull, PhD


  3. Demographic and Resettlement Impacts on Rural Services, Don E. Bradley, PhD, Charles F. Longino, Jr, PhD

  4. Service Issues Among Rural Racial and Ethnic Minority Elders, R. Turner Goins, PhD, Jim Mitchell, PhD, Bei Wu, PhD


  5. PART II: Health Service Provision and Policy Issues
  6. Health and Nutrition in Rural Areas, Joseph R. Sharkey, PhD, Jane N. Bolin, PhD


  7. Rural Hospitals and Long-Term Care: The Challenges of Diversification and Integration Strategies, Andrew F. Coburn, PhD, Stephenie L. Loux, MS, Elise J. Bolda, PhD


  8. Changes in the Medicare Program: Meeting New Challenges in Rural Health Care Delivery, Keith J. Mueller, PhD, Timothy D. McBride, PhD


  9. PART III: Selected Services
  10. Caregiving in a Rural Context, Donna L. Wagner, PhD, Kelly J. Niles-Yokum, MPA


  11. Housing for Rural Elders: Policies, Practices, and Prospects, W. Edward Folts, PhD, Kenneth B. Muir, PhD, James R. Peacock, PhD, Bradley Nash Jr, PhD, Katherine L. Jones, BA


  12. Transportation and Aging: Challenges in Rural America, Helen Kerschner, PhD


  13. PART IV: Moving Forward: Technology and System Change
  14. Transforming Rural Health Care:The Role of Technology, Linda Redford, PhD, Ryan Spaulding, PhD


  15. Public Policy and Rural Aging, David K. Brown, PhD, Robert Blancato, MPA


  16. Summary and Conclusions, John A. Krout, PhD, R. Turner Goins, PhD

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