Associations & Organizations
The Rural Health page of the NLM Health Services Research website includes assistance searching NLM resources for rural health information as well as rural health news, data, and journals. It also includes information on rural health conferences and grant funding.
The National Agricultural Library is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and provides information on agriculture and related sciences. The Rural Information Center contains resource information on rural public health for both citizens and physicians.
The National Rural Health Resource Center maintains a library with resources that include webinars, presentations, articles, and toolkits which support rural health.
Acts as a gateway to information and resources for rural and community health. Information can be accessed by topic or by state.
The Rural Health Research Gateway provides access to research publications produced by the Rural Health Research Centers. They also offer webinars on various rural health issues.
Rural Health Policy
The Rural Health Clinics Center page provides links to resources related to Medicare and Medicaid billing policy for rural health providers. There are also links for coverage information, rural health research centers, and legislation.
NACRHHS is a 21-member panel of experts on rural health that offer advice and guidance to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Their webpage includes meeting summaries and policy briefs related to rural health issues.
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is responsible for advising the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the impact of federal healthcare policies on rural communities. Their webpage offers resources for rural health policy and funding opportunities.
RUPRI focuses on research analysis on the challenges and needs facing rural health. Their website includes a library with documents and presentations that address topics such as health policy, indicators and trends, and state policy.
Produced by Texas A&M University, this two-volume document provides an analysis of national data regarding rural health. With a focus on rural health priorities and disparities, it provides a look at a wide range of rural health issues such as access to healthcare, nutrition, and mental health.
This second volume contains literature reviews related to topics of importance in rural health, including cancer, immunizations, and family planning.
Find and compare counties based on key demographic, social, and economic indicators.
Locate county-level and state-level maps, as well as state fact sheets.
National statistics about rural areas in the United States.