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Healthcare Georgia Foundation has published several features on which address health equity and health disparities in rural Georgia. Some of those are included below:

 

The Two Georgias: Disparities in rural health and healthcare

 

 

A guest editorial written by Healthcare Georgia Foundation President Dr. Gary Nelson for the Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association (2016).To view or download, click here.

 

 

 

 

Business Leader Perspectives on the Relationship between Economics and Health in 22 Rural Georgia Counties 

Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s The Two Georgias Initiative focuses on addressing health equity in rural Georgia. This Listening Tour publication reflects interviews with twenty-two Chambers of Commerce and/or Economic Development Directors in rural counties across Georgia to better understand the challenges and opportunities that exist to improve the health and health care of rural Georgians. It also examines both widely shared and county-specific health and economic concerns and how business leaders are finding that there is a direct relationship between health and their local economies.   To view or download, click here. 

 

 

 

Listening Tour 2015: Georgia Provider and Policy Organizations Give Insight into Rural Health Care

Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s The Two Georgias Initiative focuses on addressing health equity in rural Georgia. This Listening Tour  encapsulates interviews with 17 Georgia provider and policy organizations during June/July 2015.  These interviews focused on the broad themes of their organizations’ vision for a healthier rural Georgia, their policy programs and priorities, and how they may play a larger role in addressing health inequities in this underserved part of the state.  To view or download, click here.

 

 

 



Listening Tour 2015: County Commissioners Provide an Insider's View of Health and Health Care in Rural Georgia

Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s The Two Georgias Initiative focuses on addressing health equity in rural Georgia. This Listening Tour highlights interviews with 19 Georgia county commissioners during the summer of 2015.  These interviews focused on the biggest concerns facing rural commissioners, including jobs, declining population, housing shortages, education attainment, healthy food options, access to care, and poor health outcomes. The commissioners also shared their thoughts on acute care, emergency medical services, urgent care, workforce issues, leadership, and promising practices. To view or download, click here.

 

 

 

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