National Report: Rural Substance Use Disorder Stigma and Treatment Needs
Report explores the role of stigma among rural substance use disorder (SUD) practitioners providing care to people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Bases findings on a survey of rural SUD practitioners across the country and looks specifically at their opinion of OUD patients and OUD treatment. Highlights other perceived barriers and concerns among rural practitioners.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction view details
Public Transit Stop Density Is Associated With Walking for Exercise Among a National Sample of Older Adults
Examines the relationship between density of neighborhood public transit stops and walking for exercise among older adults. Analyzes 2018 neighborhood data and self-reported exercise along with sociodemographic characteristics, economic status, and disability status. Includes discussion about built environment and metro versus nonmetro comparisons.
Author(s): Erica Twardzik, Jason R. Falvey, Philippa J. Clarke, Vicki A. Freedman, Jennifer A. Schrack Citation: BMC Geriatrics, 23, 596 Date: 09/2023 Type: Document view details
Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Teens
Provides data on health topics such as bullying, stressful life events, social and emotional supports, healthcare access and quality, mental health, physical activity, sleep, screen time, alternative health, and health status for youth aged 12-17. Includes July 2021-December 2022 data breakdowns according to demographics, socioeconomic status, and urbanicity by large central and fringe metro, medium and small metro, or nonmetropolitan. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Iowa Community Action Association 2023 Annual Report
Provides information on the Iowa Community Action Association's 2023 impact related to housing assistance programs, disaster aid, and support to children and pregnant women through Head Start. Includes county-level map indicating local community action agencies.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Iowa Community Action Association view details
Iowa Community Health Centers and Value-Based Care
Describes how Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA) and two sister organizations, IowaHealth+ and INConcertCare, pursued value-based care opportunities before joining the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Discusses the network's Medicaid value-based care contract; a partnership with Main Street Health to expand value-based contracting and provide more comprehensive, integrated primary care to patients with Medicare Advantage; data analytics; strategic planning and roadmaps; and next steps.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Oral Health Among Medicare Beneficiaries in Nursing Homes
Evaluated oral health among 2,355,366 Medicare beneficiaries living in nursing homes. Highlights characteristics associated with specific types of dental issues including age, gender, race and ethnicity, rurality, and more.
Author(s): Steffany Chamut, Carla Shoff, Kristiana Yao, Lee A. Fleisher, Natalia I. Chalmers Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(9) Date: 09/2023 Type: Document view details