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Rural Health
Resources by State: Hawaii

Developing the Rural Primary Care Workforce in Hawai'i - A 10-Point Plan
Describes initiatives focused on addressing physician shortages in Hawaii. Covers a ten point plan to lay the framework for improving the rural physician training pipeline. Highlights the impact of a rural family medicine residency program.
Author(s): Allen L. Hixon, Lee E. Buenconsejo-Lum
Citation: Hawaii Medical Journal, 69(6), 53-55
Date: 06/2010
Type: Document
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The Economic Impact of Hawai'i Critical Access Hospitals on a Community, County, and State
Discusses the importance of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) to a community, county and to the State of Hawaii. Describes the impact of a CAH on rural development and the economy.
Author(s): Gerald A. Doeksen, Cheryl F. St. Clair, Pamela S. Hartman, R. Scott Daniels
Date: 10/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, National Center for Rural Health Works
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ECHO Hawaii
A medical education and mentoring model consisting of a group of clinical and community experts along with telehealth technology to build primary care capacity while improving access to specialty healthcare in rural communities. Offers no-cost CME to participants.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Rural Health Association
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Hawai'i Health Matters
Provides state and county-level information on health indicators for Hawaii, along with promising practices and data reporting tools. Covers demographics, chronic disease, healthcare access, maternal and child health, behavioral health, exercise and nutrition, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health
Online peer-reviewed journal published monthly focusing on multicultural and environmental aspects of health and human services in the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim region.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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Healthy Hawaii Data Warehouse
Provides access to documents, reports, and statistics on health issues for the residents of Hawaii. Includes community reports with data on specific counties and demographic groups.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Hawaii
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Hawaii KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Hawaii QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Hawaii State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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