The Rural Health Equity Cluster is a multi-disciplinary team of academics from nursing, medicine, social work, management, and computer science.
By working together, the team brings diverse perpectives and expertise to collaborate for a common goal: to explore innovative ways to leverage technology and local organizations to promote rural health equity.
Seaton, C.L., Rondier, P., Rush, K.L., Li, E., Plamondon, K., Pesut, B., Oelke, N., Dow-Fleisner, S., Hasan, K., Currie, L., Kurtz, D., Jones, C., & Bottorff, J. L. (2022). Community Stakeholder-Driven Technology Solutions Towards Rural Health Equity: A Concept Mapping Study in Western Canada. Health Expectations. Online first. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.13627
Rush, K. L., Burton, L., Seaton, C. L., Smith, M. A., Li, E., Ronquillo, C. E., Hasan, K., Davis, S., & Mattei, M. (2022). A Cross-sectional Study of the Preventive Health Care Activities of Rural-Living Patients Unattached to Primary Care Provider. Preventive Medicine Reports, (online first). DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101913
Rush, K.L., Singh, S., Seaton, C.L., Burton, L., Li, E., Jones, C., Davis, J., Hasan, K., Kern, B., & Janke, R. (2021). Telehealth use for enhancing health of rural older adults: A systematic mixed studies review. The Gerontologist (Online first). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab141.
Jonnatan, L., Seaton, C. L., Rush, K. L., Li, E., & Hasan, K. (2022). Mobile Device Usage Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Rural and Urban Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(14), 8231. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19148231
Rush, K. L., Seaton, C. L., Corman, K., Hawe, N., Li, E., Dow-Fliesner, S. J., Hasan, K., Oelke, N. D., Currie, L. M., & Pesut, B. (2022). Virtual care prior to and during COVID-19: A cross-sectional survey of rural and urban adults. JMIR Formative Research, 6(8), e37059. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/37059
Dow-Fleisner, S., Seaton, C.L., Li, E., Plamondon, K., Oelke, N., Kurtz, D., Jones, C., Currie, L., Pesut, B., Hasan, K., & Rush, K. (2022). Internet access is a necessity: A latent class analysis of COVID-19 related challenges and the role of technology use among rural community residents. BMC Public Health, 22(845), 1-11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13254-1
Rush, K., Seaton, C.L., Li, E., Oelke, N., Pesut, B. (2021). Rural Use of Health Service and Telemedicine During COVID-19: The Role of Access and eHealth literacy. Health Informatics (Online first), 1-15, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/14604582211020064
Leimbigler, B., Li, E., Rush, K., & Seaton, C. (2022). Social, Political, Commercial and Corporate Determinants of Rural Health Equity in Canada: An Integrated Framework. Canadian Journal of Public Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17269/s41997-022-00630-y