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New Resources Identified in the Past 30 Days:

Added April 29, 2022

Migrant Clinicians Network: Resources Page
Features a catalog of resources for migrant and community health centers. Includes resources such as healthcare organizations, patient education tools, clinical guidelines, and documents on primary care issues, among others.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Migrant Clinicians Network
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Added April 28, 2022

Cost of Living in Iowa 2022
Provides information on livable wages in Iowa by county and family type. Includes an interactive map that allows users to choose additional features like expenses for rent/housing, childcare, groceries, healthcare, and more.
Additional links: Narrative
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Common Good Iowa
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Evaluation of the Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model: Fourth Annual Report
Evaluates the first four years of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model to determine whether, and how, it reduces first-time strokes, heart attacks, and Medicare spending. Covers participant characteristics, including rural or urban status and organization type; implementation of the model; changes in cardiovascular disease risk scores among high-risk beneficiaries; intermediate- and long-term impacts on beneficiaries; and the relevance of these findings to other research on cardiovascular disease prevention.
Author(s): Greg Peterson, Alli Steiner, Rhea Powell, et al.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mathematica
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Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy and Mortality at Delivery Hospitalization — United States, 2017–2019
Examines the prevalence of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy among delivery hospitalizations. Includes data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural (nonmetro/nonmicro) counties on prevalence of any hypertension, chronic hypertension, pregnancy-related hypertension, and unspecified maternal hypertension.
Author(s): Nicole D. Ford, Shanna Cox, Jean Y. Ko, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 71(17), 585–591
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities: Research Findings
Summarizes findings from research funded by the Administration for Community Living's National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) on the experiences of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights research on rural communities and telehealth.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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Added April 27, 2022

2022 County Health Rankings National Findings Report
Analyzes county-level health disparities by examining health factors and outcomes throughout the U.S. Covers living wages, gender pay gap, childcare costs, school funding, and more. Discusses impacts of COVID-19, key findings, and calls to action to improve community health outcomes.
Additional links: State Reports
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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Disability Maps: Nonworking Out of School Youth and Young Adults
Interactive map displaying state- and county-level demographic and socioeconomic data on nonworking out-of-school youth and young adults (OSY) with disabilities. Includes data on race and ethnicity, high school completion, and poverty.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica
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Disparities in Telehealth Utilization in a Population of Publicly Insured Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Study examining disparities in telehealth utilization among beneficiaries of Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program, ALL Kids based on data from March to December 2020, 2019, and 2018. Examines rates of medical claims and telehealth use by race/ethnicity and rural/urban residence.
Author(s): Bisakha "Pia" Sen, Pradeep Sharma, Anne Brisendine, et al.
Citation: Population Health Management, 25(2), 178-185
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Added April 26, 2022

Area-Level Deprivation and Adverse Childhood Experiences among High School Students in Maryland
Examines the frequency of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in adolescents in Maryland such as food insecurity and parental addiction, mental illness, violence, or incarceration. Reports on the 2018 Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey data from 41,091 adolescents to examine the connection between ACEs and area-level deprivation. Includes data breakdowns by rural/not rural county, age, sex, and sexual and gender minority (SGM) status.
Author(s): Shaheen Kurani, Lindsey Webb, Kechna Cadet, et al.
Citation: BMC Public Health, 22(811)
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Association of Race, Ethnicity, and Rurality With Major Leg Amputation or Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Examines the probability of amputation or death in patients with diabetic foot ulcers using 2013-2014 Medicare claims data for 124,487 patients. Includes demographic breakdowns by sex, Black/African American, White, or Hispanic, rurality, Area Deprivation Index (ADI), patient history of chronic illness, and more.
Author(s): Meghan B. Brennan, W. Ryan Powell, Farah Kaiksow
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 5(4)
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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