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Resources by State: Arkansas

South Central Telehealth Resource Center - Events
Provides information on events hosted by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) and partner organizations related to telehealth policy, delivery, business, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: South Central Telehealth Resource Center
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Cardiovascular & Cancer Rates for the Rural Delta Region
Interactive mapping tool showing 13 health measures for people in Delta Region counties/parishes. Allows users to compare rates by county, rural or urban status, to peer counties, to the national average, to national quartiles, by Health Resources and Services Administration regions, and by states.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Arkansas Rural Health Insights
Provides information on rural healthcare in Arkansas and surrounding areas, including a map of rural hospital closures in Southern states, changes in rural-urban population in the state, policy recommendations, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
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Arkansas County Health Fact Sheets
Provides fact sheets for each county in Arkansas with data on public health services provided, demographics, economic indicators, health indicators, risk factors such as obesity and food insecurity, and injury rates.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Department of Health
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Arkansas Hospital Directory
Offers a searchable directory of hospitals in Arkansas by name, city, county, district, or type. Includes Critical Access Hospitals, Sole Community Hospitals, Rural Referral Centers, and more.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Hospital Association
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Hotspotting Preventable Cancers: Done Right
Identifies high-risk counties in Arkansas for colorectal, cervical, and female breast cancer using 2009-2013 data to help target areas for cancer screening in order to improve early cancer detection and reduce deaths. Estimates expected cases using state demographics, rather than an age-specific nationwide standard.
Author(s): Appathurai Balamurugan, Abby Holt, Michelle Astor, Ron Brown, Robert Delongchamp
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Department of Health
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Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Arkansas Center for Health Statistics Query System
Offers detailed county-level data on cause of death, hospitalizations, birth rates and more for Arkansas. Includes breakdowns by age group, gender, and ethnicity.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Department of Health
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Arkansas Hospitals Magazine
Quarterly magazine of the Arkansas Hospital Association highlighting news, events, and other topics affecting hospitals throughout Arkansas.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Hospital Association
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Arkansas Department of Health: Data, Statistics & Registries
Provides access to a variety of health-related data for the state, including births and deaths, hospital discharge data, health registries, and health workforce reports.
Type: Website
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