*  Survey of patient perceptions towards short-term mobile medical aid for those living in a medically underserved area of...
These efforts involve groups of healthcare personnel traveling to medically underserved areas far from Taiwan [20, 24, 25]. In ... Survey of patient perceptions towards short-term mobile medical aid for those living in a medically underserved area of ... These efforts involved groups of healthcare personnel who traveled to medically underserved areas. Before the STMM medical ... First, most of the patients were Swazis living in resource-poor areas. They may have had economic problems finding medical help ...
  https://0-bmchealthservres-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/s12913-015-1186-4
*  Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Health | State of Louisiana
How is a HPSA different from a Medically Underserved Area (MUA)?. Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) identify areas or ... or a Medically Underserved Area/Medically Underserved Population for 330 funding. ... If an area is designated as a HPSA it does not mean it is a rural area. There are several HPSAs in our state that are in ... A governor's Medically Underserved Population (MUP) desination is a type of MUP that exists to address special circumstances. ...
  http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/faq/category/53
*  Understanding HPSAs and MUAs | CHAMPS Online
Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs). HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREAS (HPSAs). A ... It will show that while the area is not underserved, a portion of the population is. The governor and local officials can then ... MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED AREAS (MUAs) & MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS (MUPs). MUAs and MUPs, like HPSAs, are federally ... Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) are designations based upon Federal standards ...
  http://champsonline.org/tools-products/rrresources/understanding-hpsas-and-muas
*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Improving Environmental Health Literacy and Justice through Environmental Exposure Results...
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations. Available online: http://www.hrsa.gov/shortage/mua/index.html (accessed on 20 November ... It's interesting in a scientific sense for me to know what's going on in the area. In this area I wanted to know what the ... Furthermore, Yavapai County is a rural community and is considered a medically underserved population due to the low ratio of ... A total of 70 children, 1-11 years of age, from 34 homes in the Dewey-Humboldt area, participated in MESH [34]. As the blood ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/7/690/html
*  Virginia Fowkes | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Evaluation of academic-community programs for health professionals in medically underserved areas. Training of health ... CHCs and Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) are logical partners to prepare the health workforce for the future. Both are ... professionals for medically underserved areas/populations. Program development in medical education (Family Medicine and (AHECs ... Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse-Midwives for Underserved Areas Public Health Reports Fowkes, V., Gamel, N, Wilson, S, ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/virginia-fowkes
*  National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health - Promising Practice: Utah SORH Saves Rural Hospital by Obtaining GSDA...
To qualify for Medicaid reimbursement, normally RHCs have to be either in a HPSA or a Medically Underserved Area (MUA). But the ... "HRSA was able to approve the GDSA because these areas are extremely underserved." And once states receive GDSA approval, it ... "Many SORHs work with RHCs but don't know all the criteria of designated shortage areas," he said. "You need a good combination ... San Juan County has a partial HPSA, but it doesn't cover the area where the new RHC was being built." ...
  https://nosorh.org/promising-practice-utah-sorh-saves-rural-hospital-by-obtaining-gsda-certification/
*  New, National Amnesty International Report Finds Appalling U.S. Death Rate for Women Having Babies, Systemic Failures and...
40 Percent of Women Live in a Medically Underserved Area ... NEW YORK Marc...(Logo: Deadly Delivery: The M...,New,,National, ... 40 Percent of Women Live in a Medically Underserved Area. NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In releasing a new ... in Maryland 40 percent of women live in medically underserved areas. "How can this nation ignore a crisis that claims two to ... 40 Percent of Women Live in a Medically Underserved Area ... NEW YORK Marc...(Logo: Deadly Delivery: The M... ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news-1/New--National-Amnesty-International-Report-Finds-Appalling-U-S--Death-Rate-for-Women-Having-Babies--Systemic-Failures-and-Shocking-Disparities-in-Mate-68663-1/
*  New, National Amnesty International Report Finds Appalling U.S. Death Rate for Women Having Babies, Systemic Failures and...
... in Georgia 41 percent of women live in medically underserved areas. "No issue can be more central to the health and well-being ... 41 Percent of Women Live in a Medically Underserved Area. NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In ...
  http://www.medindia.net/health-press-release/New-National-Amnesty-International-Report-Finds-Appalling-US-Death-Rate-for-Women-Having-Babies-Systemic-Failures-and-Shocking-Disparities--63763-1.htm
*  interested in women's preventive health esp. sexual health for the underserved | Student Doctor Network
... i'm interested in women's preventive health esp sexual health for the underserved and could see myself working for an NPO like ... Are you working in a medically underserved area?. Do you have a lot of indigent or Medicaid patients?. A few months ago, while ... It just happens to be concentrated in poor areas.. Click to expand... ... Are you working in a medically underserved area?. Do you have a lot of indigent or Medicaid patients?. A few months ago, while ...
  https://forums.studentdoctor.net/threads/interested-in-womens-preventive-health-esp-sexual-health-for-the-underserved.383509/
*  Crucible, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia
"Pennsylvania's Currently Designated Medically Underserved Areas/Populations" (PDF). PA Department of Health. Bureau, U.S. ... as a medically underserved area. The Census Bureau's 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year estimates show an unemployment ... According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Crucible CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km2), of which 1.2 square miles ... The community of Crucible had its own school, which operated under the umbrella of the Carmichaels Area School District, until ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crucible,_Pennsylvania
*  The Rural Blog: 4/23/17 - 4/30/17
A program that trains doctors to practice in rural and medically under-served areas is in danger of losing its funding. The ... In 2012, 42 wolves were killed by hunters in the state's trophy area and 25 were killed in the rest of the state. The next year ... Funding set to end for federal program that trains doctors for rural, medically under-served areas ... areas, mostly in urban areas and rural areas that are near urban centers, Tracy Jan and David Nakamura report for The ...
  http://irjci.blogspot.com/2017_04_23_archive.html
*  HSC Research Brief No. 21
... they must conduct a needs assessment and show that they serve a medically underserved area, known as a MUA, or that they treat ... HRSA, Medically Underserved Areas & Populations (MUA/Ps), Rockville, Md. (Revised June 1995). Available at http://bhpr.hrsa.gov ... The law also mandated the formation of a federal committee to revise the method for assessing underserved areas (including MUA ... which helps repay student loans and provides scholarships for clinicians who commit to work in underserved areas. FQHCs also ...
  http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1257/?topic=topic11
*  Healthcare shortage area - Wikipedia
Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUAs and MUPs) only designate geographic areas or populations, and only for their ... "Shortage Designation: Health Professional Shortage Areas & Medically Underserved Areas/Populations". www.hrsa.gov. Retrieved ... Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) may be a whole county or a group of contiguous counties, a group of county or civil ... PCOs use SDMS to manage health workforce data for their states and apply for HPSAs and Medically Underserved Areas/populations ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Healthcare_shortage_area
*  Chapter 187 Section 201 - 2011 Florida Statutes - The Florida Senate
d. The state shall promote the availability of needed health care professionals and services in medically underserved areas. ... 1. By 1995, establish a high-speed rail system that links the Tampa Bay area, Orlando, and Miami. ... a) Goal.-Florida will attract at least 55 million tourists annually by 1995 and shall support efforts by all areas of the state ... a) Goal.-Florida shall ensure that development and marine resource use and beach access improvements in coastal areas do not ...
  http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/187.201
*  Medicare rule could be painful for patients | Warwick Beacon
In rural and other medically underserved areas in particular, physician anesthesiologists are in short supply. ... In the area of pain management alone, patient care exceeds $600 billion per year. ...
  http://warwickonline.com/stories/medicare-rule-could-be-painful-for-patients,75817?town_id=1&sub_type=stories
*  The Value of the Medical Home for Children Without Special Health Care Needs | Articles | Pediatrics
Immunization coverage levels among 19- to 35-month-old children in 4 diverse, medically underserved areas of the United States ... The NSCH was conducted over 2 years in English and Spanish via random-digit dialing using the State and Local Area Integrated ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/129/1/87
*  New Website Reveals Cost of California Medical Procedures
Programs that aid the opioid epidemic, medically underserved areas and at-risk mothers and children also have uncertain futures ... You'll find a surprisingly wide variation in quality ratings among Bay Area hospitals for the procedure. ...
  http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/attention-shoppers--new-calif-website-details-costs-quality-of-medical-procedures.html
*  Health professional - Wikipedia
... especially in medically underserved areas. For example, in the United States, the 2010 federal budget invested $330 million to ... Research is ongoing in this area, especially with regards to physicians, whose occupational stress and burnout is less ... and dentists who agree to practice in medically underserved areas. This funding will enhance the capacity of nursing schools to ... Canada's Economic Action Plan: Forgiving Loans for New Doctors and Nurses in Under-Served Rural and Remote Areas. Ottawa, 22 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_professional
*  Mercer University - Wikipedia
... mission is to train primary care physicians and other health professionals for service in rural and medically underserved areas ... The college offers undergraduate and graduate programs and provides clinical experiences at numerous Atlanta-area hospitals and ... medical program furthers Mercer's mission to train primary care physicians for service in rural and medically underserved areas ... MUP has published more than 1,000 books generally in the areas of theology, religion, Southern culture, biography, history, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercer_University
*  Rural Health Workforce and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Wikipedia
... physician recruitment and retention from medically underserved populations and those from rural and medically underserved areas ... Hospitals located in areas with a higher ratio of people living in a Health Professional Service Area to the total population ... The grant aims to recruit students most likely to practice in rural areas. Section 5403: amends the Area Health Education ... These regions often consist of a larger percentage of medically underserved individuals, in conjunction with fewer physicians, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_Health_Workforce_and_The_Patient_Protection_and_Affordable_Care_Act
*  Asan Medical Center - Wikipedia
A free mobile clinic program called 'My Hometown' takes AMC staff to medically underserved rural areas in Korea to deliver ... With 2,715 licensed beds and a total area of 85,000 square meters, it is the largest hospital in Korea. Since 1993, a ... Since 1995, AMC has been providing free care to medically underserved areas of Korea through a customized bus containing a ... In various areas of clinical and basic medicine, AMC published 567 and 825 research papers in 2005 and 2006 respectively to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asan_Medical_Center
*  Federally Qualified Health Center - Wikipedia
Community Health Centers which serve a variety of federally designated Medically Underserved Area/Populations (MUA or MUP). ... Look-a-likes also qualify as health professional shortage areas automatically. FQHC benefit under Medicare became effective ... FQHCs were originally meant to provide comprehensive health services to the medically underserved to reduce the patient load on ... Their mission now is to enhance primary care services in underserved urban and rural communities. In particular, they serve ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federally_Qualified_Health_Center
*  Mercer University Health Sciences Center - Wikipedia
... mission is to train primary care physicians and other health professionals for service in rural and medically underserved areas ... The college offers undergraduate and graduate programs and provides clinical experiences at numerous Atlanta-area hospitals and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercer_University_Health_Sciences_Center
*  Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center - Wikipedia
Wai'anae qualified as a medically underserved area under federal guidelines and operational funds were granted through the ... WCCHC proudly employees 540 employees who span the main center in Wai'anae and four satellite clinics in surrounding areas, ... Hale Halawai is located in the garden area and used as a gathering/meeting area. The 2nd Annual Wai'anae Conference on Primary ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waianae_Coast_Comprehensive_Health_Center
*  Community health centers in the United States - Wikipedia
Be located in a federally designated medically under-served area (MUA) or serve medically under-served populations (MUP) ... In areas with a high uninsurance rate, which tend to be the medically underserved areas where CHCs operate, there is often a ... The aim of these clinics was to provide access points to health and social services to medically under-served and ... CHC patients typically have low family incomes, live in medically under-served communities, and have complicated health ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_health_centers_in_the_United_States