Rural Profile of Arkansas 2021
Describes the rural social, demographic, and economic structure of Arkansas with a portion addressing health status, including infant mortality, obesity, health outcomes, and food insecurity. Compares rural to urban areas of the state.
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Research & Extension view details
Models of Success in Rural Maternity Care: ANGELS Network & Millard-Henry Clinic
Describes the Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education, and Learning System (ANGELS) program, a high-risk pregnancy program based at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science designed to improve the ability of tertiary care facilities in the state to deliver low birth weight babies. Discusses the importance of communication between ANGELS staff and partner clinics and the role of telehealth services for specialty care.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil, Mary Gilbertson Date: 11/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Making it Work: Models of Success in Rural Maternity Care
Describes factors that underlie 3 successful models of rural maternity care and informs communities, clinicians, and hospitals wishing to keep obstetric services available on the local level. Includes information from interviews conducted at facilities in Baldwin, Wisconsin; Lakin, Kansas; and Russelville, Arkansas.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil, Carrie Henning-Smith, Megan Lahr, Mary Gilbertson Date: 11/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Arkansas Community Mental Health Center Directory
Provides a county map and contact information for community mental health centers serving 12 areas of Arkansas.
Date: 08/2020 Type: Directory Sponsoring organizations: Arkansas Department of Human Services, Rural Health Association of Arkansas view details
Advance Care Planning: New Realities in Times of COVID-19
Examines the challenges of advance care planning, planning for decision-making in times of medical crisis, due to COVID-19. Shares insights from clinicians and others involved in helping rural patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Risk Factors for Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Arkansas 2019
Provides state, region, and county-level data for Arkansas related to substance abuse by youth. Identifies risk factors associated with drug and alcohol abuse, such as the number of arrests, poverty measures, school infractions, and more, as well as associated public health outcomes.
Date: 05/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, UA Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training view details