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Added February 5, 2024

Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development 2023 Annual Report
Highlights the accomplishments of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development in 2023. Covers issues such as economic development, food systems and security, and capacity building.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
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Added February 2, 2024

Availability of Mental Telehealth Services in the US
Examines availability, wait times, and service features of mental telehealth services across demographic and geographical characteristics. Analyzes mental health treatment facilities (MHTFs) across the U.S. and provides data on mental health conditions treated, types of services used, and facility and county characteristics of MHTFs, including metro versus nonmetro location.
Author(s): Jonathan Cantor, Megan S. Schuler, Samantha Matthews, et al.
Citation: JAMA Health Forum, 5(2)
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
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Building a Diverse Rural Workforce with Northern Light Health
Case study describing a partnership between Northern Light Health, which serves rural Maine, and Morehouse School of Medicine's physician assistant program to train rural providers and meet workforce needs. Offers results and lessons learned following the conclusion of the first cohort's rotations and plans for expanding the training partnership.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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COVID-19 and Mental Health in Ohio: Trends from 2017 to 2021
Analyzes mental health impairment (MHI) in Ohio residents in 2017, 2019, and 2021 to observe pandemic-related trends and disparities. Includes data breakdowns by sociodemographic characteristics, fiscal stability, health status indicators, insurance status, and Appalachian, metropolitan, rural non-Appalachian, or suburban location.
Author(s): Megan E. Roberts, Dushka Crane, Lauren Elliott-Dorans, et al.
Citation: Ohio Journal of Public Health, 6(1)
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
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Early Impacts of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model on Potentially Avoidable Utilization
Assesses the impact of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model (PARHM) on potentially avoidable utilization rates between 2016 and 2022 by comparing participating and non-participating hospitals. Discusses the potential impact of COVID-19 on results.
Author(s): Donald S. Bourne, Eric T. Roberts, Lindsay M. Sabik
Citation: Health Affairs Scholar, 2(2)
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
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Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center
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Impact of Driving Cessation on Health-Related Quality of Life Trajectories
Examines the impact of driving cessation (DC) in older drivers aged 65-79 on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in rural and urban populations. Includes charts showing differences in HRQoL related to DC in metro core, metro non-core, and small town/rural areas. Discusses the impact of access to alternative transportation on mental health and HRQoL in older adults.
Author(s): Thelma J. Mielenz, Haomiao Jia, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, et al.
Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 22, 13
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
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Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - New York & New Jersey Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the New York and New Jersey region of the Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island region of the Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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