Union Health

Published Works

Powell A.M., Halon J.M., Nelson J. (2014) Rural emergency medical technician pre-hospital electrocardiogram transmission. Rural and Remote Health 14: 2690. (Online) 2014. 

Article

Fairchild, R.M., Everly, M., Walters, L., Bauer, R., Laws, S., & Anderson, L. (2013). Rural nurses' continuing education needs: A U.S. multi-site survey reveals challenges and opportunities. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 3(5).

Article


Melvin, C.L., Corbie-Smith, G., Kumanyika, S.K., Pratt, C.A., Nelson, C., Walker, E., . . . & The Workshop Working Group on CVD Prevention in High-Risk Rural Communities (Laws). (2013). Developing a research agenda for cardiovascular disease prevention in high-risk rural communities. American Journal of Public Health. 1-11. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300984.

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Rheuban, K.S., et al. (2012). The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment. National Academies Press, Wasington, D.C. Laws, S. (Reviewer)


Laws, S. (2011, May). Physician's Use of Telemedicine Shows How it Can Benefit You and Your Community. ISMA E-Reports.

Article 


Laws, S., Powell, A. (2011) The Use of Risk Stratification and Telecardiology Care in a Critical Access Hospital. Critical Pathways in Cardiology.


Bradshaw, A.K. & Biggs, J.R. (2007). Intercultural sensitivity of rural family medicine residents. Journal of Rural Community Psychology, Vol. E10(1).

Article


Scrogham, R., Baron, J., Laws, S., Serrichio, M., Southard, E. & Suerner, J. (2009). Video Conferencing Essentials. Indiana Telehealth Network. (Whitepaper)
 

Presentations

2014

Beachy, E., Buechler, J., & Edwardson, D. (2014, June). Interprofessional Education at a Federally Qualified Health Center. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association - IRHA Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Biggs, J. & Powell, A. (2014, June). Illiana RACER - When Every Second Counts. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association - IRHA Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Laws, S. (2014, June). Strategy for Recruitment in Rural Indiana. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association - IRHA Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Rahmouni, H. (2014, April). Residents as Teachers. Presented at the National Rural Health Association - Rural Medical Educators Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Miller, C., Powers, S., Roche, G., Haywood, A., & Rahmouni, H. (2014, February). Regional Variations in Health Insurance Coverage: Before and After the Great Recession. Presented at the National Rural Health Association Policy Institute - Rural Health Fellows, Washington, DC.

2013


Biggs, J. (2013, Sept) Video Precepting: An Educational Tool to Improve Resident Self-Assessment Skills. Presented at the 34th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Biggs, J., Harper, J. (2013, August) Telehealth SustainABILITY: Where Did the Money Go? Presented at the 2013 Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Buechler, J., Powell, A., Mathis, J., Kiovsky, R. (2013, August) National IPE Initiatives Partnering with Indiana and a Unique Virtual Approach to Health Care Training. Presented at the 2013 Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Powell, A. (2013, August) The Power of the Glove: Rural EKG Transmissions. Presented at the 2013 Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indinapolis, IN.

Turner, J. (2013, August) Concussion Management in the Athletic Population. Presented at the 2013 Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

2012

 
Buechler, J., Powell, A., & Mathis, J. (2012, October) Interprofessional Education: Integration of an interdisciplinary team begins in the classroom. Presented at the 2012 Association of Rural Nurse Executives Conference, Terre Haute, IN.

Biggs, J., Laws, S., & Powell, A. (2012, June). Field STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Intervention in Rural Indiana Using Innovative Telehealth Technologies. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Turner, J. (2012, June). Mother, Jugs, & Speed: The Past Realities and Future Possibilities of EMS. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Powell, A., Laws, S. (2012, August) Pre-Hospital EKG Transmission: A Pilot Study Among EMS Providers to Expedite Rural Heart Attack Care. Presented for the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center Webinar Series.

Laws, S. (2012, May). Live Telemedicine: The Return on Investment for Safety Net Providers in Rural Indiana. Presented at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference, San Jose, CA.

 
Laws, S., Powell, A. (2012). Is There a  Doctor in the House? Bridging the Specialty Gap Through Telemedicine in a CAH. Presented for the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center Webinar Series.

Laws, S., Powell, A. (2012). Marrying Technology and Process to Create a Successful Telemedicine Program. Presented for the Upper Midwest Telelehealth Resource Center Webinar Series.

Laws, S. (2012). Child Psychiatry Via Telemedicine: A Pilot Project in Rural Indiana. Presented for the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center Webinar Series.

 

2011

 

Laws, S. (2011). The Use of Risk Stratification and Telecardiology Care in a Critical Access Hospital. Presented at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.

Laws, S., Rahmouni, H. (2011). Live Telemedicine: The Return on Investment for Safety Net Providers in Rural Indiana. Presented at the National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Turner, J. (2011). The Addicted Brain. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

 
Laws, S. (2011). Live Telemedicine: The Return on Investment for Safety Net Providers in Rural Indiana. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Laws, S., Powell, A. (2011). Risk Stratification and Telecardiology: Improving Cardiac Care in a Rural Hospital Emergency Department. Presented at the Annual Congress of American College of Chest Physicians, Miami, FL.


Rahmouni, H. (2011, August). Medical Simulation. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Leadership Conference, Plainfield, IN.

 

2010


Laws, S. (2010). The Use of Risk Stratification and Telecardiology Care in a Critical Access Hospital. Presented..., Savannah, GA.

 
Laws, S. (2010, June). Bringing Home the Bacon to Save the Farm: Return on Investment for Safety Net Providers in Rural Indiana. Presented at the Annual Health Resources Services Administration Office of Advancement of Telemedicine All Grantee Meeting, Bethesda, MD.


Laws, S. (2010, June). Telehealth Innovation for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in High-Risk Rural Communities. Presented at the National Institute on Health Workshop, Bethesda, MD.

Southard, E., Rahmouni, H., & Neufeld, J. (2010, June). Rural Telecardiology: Utilization, Risk Stratification, & Cost Savings. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Wernz, J., Lockhart, B., McBride, J. (2010, June). Vermillion Parke Community Health Center's Outreach to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect in a Rural Setting. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Duong, T., Lockhart, B., Custer, J., Anderson, L. (2010, June). Matching Students to their Future in Rural Indiana Primary Care. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Turner, J. (2010, June). The Great Influenza. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Southard, E., Laws, S. (2010, June). Filling the Gaps: The Rose of Telecardiology in a Critical Access Hospital. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.


Rahmouni, H., Waite, G., & Hughes, E. (2010, March). Be All You Can Be! HPS Picks New Careers. Presented at the National Human Patient Simulation Network Annual Conference. Tampa, FL.


Southard, E., Laws, S. (2010). The Effectiveness of a Telemental Health Program in a Rural Critical Access Hospital. Presented at the Emergency Nurses Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

2009


Laws, S. (2009). Reducing the Geographic Barriers to Specialty Care Utilizing Telemedicine Technology: One Critical Access Hospital's Success Story. Presented at the Indiana Hospital Association Rural Health Council, Indianapolis, IN.

Laws, S., Lewis, L. (2009). West Central Community Hospital's Telecardiology Program. Presented at Indiana Hospital Association's Rural Health Council Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Hughes, E., Pantle, M., Rahmouni, H., Vincent, A., (2009, February). Training Tomorrow's RUral Healthcare Providers. Presented at the Human Patient Simulator Network Conference, Tampa, FL.

Rahmouni, H. (2009, February). Stan D. Ardman, the Ideal OSCE Patient. Presented at the Human Patient Simulator Network Conference, Tampa, FL.

Rahmouni, H. (2009, June). Simulation as a Key in Training Tomorrow’s Rural Healthcare Providers. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Rahmouni, H., Robertson, J., (2009, October). Setting Yourself Apart: Career after College. Panel Discussion at Indiana State University College of Business, Terre Haute, IN.

 

2008 


Laws, S., Neufeld, J. & Southard, E. (2008, June). Successful Implementation of Telemental Health Services in a ruarl Jail and Hospital Emergency Department. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, French Lick, IN.


Biggs, J. (2008, September). Cultural Issues in the Rural Health Clinic. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association's Monthly Rural Health Center Constituency Conference, The Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health, Terre Haute, IN.

Biggs, J. (2008, October). Behavioral and Cultural Issues Influencing the Use of EMR's. Presented at the 2008 Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network Health Information Technology Conference, Springfield, IL.

Roland, T., Rahmouni, H.(2008, June). HIT: Stories from the Field. Presented at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, French Lick, IN.