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Rural Voice Information Panel

  • Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    The twenty-fourth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out on February 3, 2022 to...

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  • Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them...

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  • Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Demographic statistics show that seniors (those 65 or older) are the fastest growing population in rural Alberta; however, not all rural communities are...

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  • Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta Health changed the physician fee schedule to allow physicians to provide virtual health care to...

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  • Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care With the upcoming municipal elections quickly approaching on October 18, 2021...

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  • Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary care  For May’s survey, we asked the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about their experience with primary care in their...

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  • Rural VIP No. 18: Community Health Needs and Relating  to Government

    Rural VIP No. 18: Community Health Needs and Relating to Government

    For April’s survey, we asked Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about their experiences relating their health-care needs to government.  Governments are elected by, and accountable to, their constituents. As...

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  • Rural VIP No. 17: Health Literacy

    Rural VIP No. 17: Health Literacy

    For the March 2021 survey, we asked Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about the resources they use when seeking health-care information, their satisfaction with these resources, and the impact of these resources on...

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  • Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    This month, we asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP)  about allied health professionals in their communities....

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  • Rural VIP No. 15: Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 15: Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

    On January 7, 2021, RhPAP asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey panel about their general understanding of interprofessional approaches to health care.  Interprofessional collaboration occurs...

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  • Rural VIP No. 14: Rural Health Education and the Pathway to Rural Practice

    Rural VIP No. 14: Rural Health Education and the Pathway to Rural Practice

    The fourteenth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out November 5, 2020 to 227...

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  • Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    The thirteenth Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey was sent out October 1, 2020 to 218 members. The purpose of the...

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