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Added September 18, 2020

The Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative Medication Therapy Management Model: Public Health and Pharmacy Working Together to Improve Population Health in the Mississippi Delta
Examined the effects of a medication therapy management (MTM) intervention on patients in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the Mississippi Delta region. Includes data on clinical measures before and after MTM for patients with diabetes, hypertension, and/or dyslipidemia.
Author(s): Leigh Ann Ross, Lauren Bloodworth, Meagan Brown, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
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New Data Show One-in-Six Children Were Poor Before COVID-19 Pandemic
Reports on child poverty rates from 2007 through 2019 for cities, suburban areas, and rural areas.
Author(s): Jessica A. Carson, Sarah Boege
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Added September 17, 2020

Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations — United States, 2013–2017
Examines cancers associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Includes data by sex, cancer type, and region. Also includes data by cancer type for AI/AN compared to non-Hispanic white populations.
Author(s): Stephanie C. Melkonian, S. Jane Henley, Virginia Senkomago, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(37), 1283-1287
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Policy Goals to Improve Behavioral Health Needs of Individuals, Employers and Communities in Rural New Mexico
Report examining behavioral health workforce needs and the growing older adult population in rural New Mexico. Presents data analysis, survey results, and group discussion with stakeholders in Grant, Socorro, Sierra, Valencia, and Catron counties. Offers policy recommendations related to training and certification of behavioral healthcare workers.
Author(s): Susan Wilger, Anne Hayes Egan, Alexis Brandt, Micaela Imar de la Rosa
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Southwest Center for Health Innovation
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Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Southern New Mexico Outcomes
Series of publications reporting on the Center for Health Innovation's HRSA-funded work with 16 southern New Mexico counties and the rural-designated Torrance and Valencia regions on opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery. Publications include a needs assessment, strategic plan, workforce plan, and sustainability plan.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Southwest Center for Health Innovation
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Urban Hospitals with a High Percentage of Inpatient Days for Rural Patients
Results of a study evaluating differences in urban hospitals with high and low percentages of rural inpatient days. Features a map showing locations of urban hospitals with greater than 40% rural inpatient days and statistics on urban hospitals with breakdowns by rural inpatient day percentage categories and Medicare payment classifications.
Author(s): Randall John, Kathleen Knocke, George H. Pink
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Added September 16, 2020

American Indian Trauma Report 2020
Identifies the disproportionate impact of trauma on Native Americans in Arizona in order to target interventions to improve injury prevention programs and reduce traumatic injuries. Identifies patient demographics, trauma risk factors such as alcohol or drug use, injury characteristics, access to care, and mortality rates.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations
Offers state, tribal, territorial, and local public health programs guidance on planning and implementing COVID-19 vaccination programs within their jurisdictions. Provides information on identifying critical populations, recruiting and retaining providers, allocating and distributing COVID-19 vaccines, and more. Includes rural considerations.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Evaluation of Dental Student Rotations in North Dakota Federally Qualified Health Centers
Report details the rotations of dental students in North Dakota's Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Highlights oral health providers shortages and discusses barriers to North Dakota FQHCs attracting dental students both pre- and post-rotation.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder, Shane Knutson
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Evaluation of the Accountable Care Organization Investment Model: Final Report
Examines the ACO Investment Model (AIM) over three performance years. AIM tested the use of prepaid shared savings to encourage new ACOs to form in rural and underserved areas and to encourage current Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs to transition to arrangements with greater financial risk. Reports on AIM results related to ACO formation, risk-taking, and sustainability, including the impact of rurality. Also discusses impacts on healthcare costs, utilization, and quality of care.
Additional links: Appendices, CMS Perspective Report, Findings at a Glance
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Abt Associates, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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