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Rural Health
Resources by State: Georgia

Georgia Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
Map showing Georgia primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by county and/or census tract.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (MHPSA)
Map showing Georgia counties identified as Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Ensuring Access with a Hospital’s Conversion to a Freestanding Emergency Department
Outlines Ellijay, Georgia-based North Georgia Medical Center's transition from a traditional community hospital to a freestanding emergency department (ED). Shares administrative, legal, and logistical challenges that, once overcome, resulted in Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Emergency Services - a successful, community-focused freestanding ED.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association Section for Small or Rural Hospitals
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Georgia Medically Underserved Area/Population (MUA/P)
Map identifying the Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs) in Georgia by county.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
Map showing locations of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) by county in Georgia.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (DHPSA)
Map showing Georgia counties designated as Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia Counties with Rural and Critical Access Hospitals
Map showing locations of hospitals in Georgia counties designated as rural and locations of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Disparities in Preventive Dental Care Among Children in Georgia
Examines access to preventive dental care between low-income children eligible for public dental insurance to children with private dental insurance and/or a high family income in Georgia. Assesses the effects of policies toward increasing access to dental care for low-income children. Includes a map illustrating the percent of children with financial access to preventive dental care for each county.
Author(s): Shanshan Cao, Monica Gentili, Paul M. Griffin, Susan O. Griffin, Nicoleta Serban
Location: Preventing Chronic Disease, 14
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
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State of Georgia Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
Map identifies the location of Federally Qualified Health Centers by county in Georgia.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Georgia State Office of Rural Health: Fact Sheet
Provides overview of activities and programs sponsored by the State Office of Rural Health, the State Primary Care Office, and the Hospital Services Program. Includes statistics on Georgia Critical Access Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, and Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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