Field-Based Outreach Workers Facilitate Access to Health Care and Social Services for Underserved Individuals in Rural Areas
Rural and Urban Access to Health, an integrated network of field-based workers, connects vulnerable populations to health, human, and social services in nine largely rural counties in central Indiana.
Mobile Outreach Program Enhances Access to Culturally Competent Dental, Mental, and Physical Health Care Services for Underserved, Uninsured Immigrants
The Salud Mobile Outreach Program provides medical and dental care, referrals, and patient education, primarily in rural areas, to Mexican immigrants, many of whom are poor, uninsured, and monolingual with limited education.
Onsite Clinic Staffed by Bilingual, Culturally Competent, Interdisciplinary Team Brings Health Education and Primary Care to Low-Income, Uninsured Workers
Work Healthy brought together an interdisciplinary team of certified nurse practitioners, health educators, and community health workers to provide onsite health education, health promotion, and primary care services to low-income, uninsured workers in the mushroom industry.
Community Health Centers Integrate Rapid HIV Screening Into Routine Primary Care, Leading to Significant Increases in Testing Rates
Health centers offer rapid HIV testing to patients as part of routine primary care, leading to a significant increase in testing rates.
Culturally Competent Outreach, Services, and Education Improve Access to Insurance, Primary Care, and Immunizations for Hispanic and Portuguese Children
Salud Para Niños provides low-cost (and on some occasions free), culturally competent outreach, primary care, insurance assistance, and education to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking children in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Rural Information Center: Rural Health
The Rural Information Center provides information and referral services to local, tribal, State, and Federal government officials; community organizations; rural electric and telephone cooperatives; libraries; businesses; and citizens working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas.
The National Women's Health Information Center—"womenshealth.gov"
The National Women's Heath Information Center provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. This Web site can help users link to, read, and download a wide variety of materials related to women's health developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
Migrant Clinicians Network Toolbox and Resources
This online collection for clinicians provides tools and resources for use in various departments of migrant and community health centers.
Find Affordable Health Care
This database will help users locate health centers supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which will provide care (based on income) even if the user does not have health insurance.
Health Shack assists in the development of independent and emancipated youth by providing an electronic personal health information system (PHIS) designed for and with these youth. It offers informational resources, as well as safe keeping and accessibility for important life documents.