County-Level Availability of Obstetric Care and Economic Implications of Hospital Closures on Obstetric Care
Policy brief providing data on the economic changes in counties that lost obstetric care facilities between 2012-2019. Describes demographic and economic differences between counties with or without obstetric care facilities. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural location and a county-level map with shadings showing availability of obstetric services and hospital closures from 2012-2019.
Author(s): Andrew L. Owen, Alison Davis, Simona Balazs Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health view details
Family Strengthening Research: 2021 Report
Provides an overview of the Division of Family Strengthening's (DFS) major research investments through 2021. Reports on DFS focus areas: strengthening and supporting relationships, fatherhood, children, and families; reducing teen pregnancy and supporting positive youth development; and
preventing family violence. Includes discussions on programs and issues specific to tribal and rural communities.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details
An Algorithm Using Administrative Data to Measure Adverse Childhood Experiences (ADM‐ACE)
Article discussing the development and methodology of an administrative data tool to measure adverse childhood experiences (ADM-ACE), which researchers applied to 2018 claims and enrollment data for the Tennessee Medicaid program (TennCare). Presents ADM-ACE statistics drawn from the Tennessee data, and outlines how measures of adverse childhood experiences were defined and applied in the study. Offers rural/urban comparisons for rates of ADM-ACE prevalence.
Author(s): Laura E. Henkhaus, Gilbert Gonzales, Melinda B. Buntin Citation: Health Services Research, 57(4), 963-972 Date: 08/2022 Type: Document view details
Interoperability Among Office-Based Physicians in 2019
Report presenting survey data on health information technology (HIT) interoperability among office-based physicians as of 2019. Describes rates of physicians engaging in health information exchange (HIE), reported benefits and barriers, electronic exchange rates broken down by characteristics, including rural location, and other data comparisons.
Author(s): Yuriy Pylypchuk, Jordan Everson, Dustin Charles, Vaishali Patel Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology view details
Montana Healthcare Foundation Annual Report 2021
Provides an overview of the Montana Healthcare Foundation's work in 2021. Features sections on grantmaking, American Indian health, behavioral health, care coordination, Medicaid and health policy, public health, school-based health centers, housing, and grant application assistance.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Montana Healthcare Foundation view details