Wisconsin 2022 RN Survey Report
An overview of the registered nurse (RN) and advanced practice nurse (APN) workforce in Wisconsin, based on data from the February 2022 Wisconsin RN Workforce Survey. Features statistics including demographics, geographic distribution, educational preparation, and median income, with breakdowns by rural or urban location.
Author(s): Susan J. Zahner, Barbara Pinekenstein, Kristin Merss, et al. Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin Center for Nursing view details
Added September 7, 2023
Building Rural Primary Care Research by Connecting Rural Programs
Provides an overview of a program meant to connect rural medical education programs with a community of practice that conducts successful research and engages in scholarly activity. Discusses the impact of the Scholarly Intensive for Rural Programs event that took place in January 2022 that offered support for professional development, academic communities, and scholarship in rural health professions education programs.
Author(s): David F. Schmitz, Sharon Casapulla, Davis G. Patterson, Randall Longenecker Citation: The Annals of Family Medicine February, 21(Suppl 2), S82-S83 Date: 02/2023 Type: Document view details
Examining Rural-Urban Differences in the Availability of Hospital-Based Cardiac Services Between 2010-2020
Results of a study examining the availability of hospital-based general cardiology, diagnostic catheterization, and interventional catheterization services, and whether rural-urban differences in the availability of these services occurred between 2010 and 2020. Features statistics including differences in the proportion of hospitals offering cardiac services across metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core counties in 2010 and 2020.
Author(s): Gabriel A. Benavidez, Shanikque Barksdale, Peiyin Hung, Elizabeth Crouch Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Meeting the Health and Social Needs of LGBTQ+ Older Adults Through Medicaid
Brief describing the unique healthcare needs for older LGBTQ+ adults. Discusses health outcome disparities, discrimination, intersectionality, barriers to care, and the challenges for rural residents. Offers recommendations for improving outcomes for older, Medicaid-enrolled LGBTQ+ adults in California.
Author(s): Matthew Phan, Carrie Graham, Torshira Moffet, Jason Flatt Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details
Added September 6, 2023
Arkansas Rural Hospital Assessment: Final Report
An assessment of 18 rural Arkansas hospitals with regard to their financial stability, workforce challenges, facilities, distance from other facilities, sustainability, and more. Compares Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and non-CAHs in the state. Discusses decision-making around the Rural Emergency Hospital designation.
Author(s): Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services LLC Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration view details
Health Disparities in Central Nervous System Disorders: Driving Transformative Change: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief
Highlights the proceedings of a workshop on strategies to reduce health disparities relating to central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Explores CNS health disparities in rural and low-income communities and among racial and ethnic minority groups, such as American Indian and Alaska Native tribal nations. Discusses the roles academia, industry, and the government have in creating a diverse neuroscience workforce to advance community partnerships and collaborations.
Author(s): Board on Health Sciences Policy Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine view details