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Resources by State: Idaho

Idaho Rural Health Association - Events Calendar
List of events presented by the Idaho Rural Health Association. Includes webinars, conferences, and trainings, to support rural healthcare access and quality in Idaho.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Rural Health Association
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Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center - Events Calendar
Monthly calendar of events hosted by the Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC) and partner organizations related to telehealth policy, increasing access to telehealth, and innovative programs, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
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Partnerships Key to COVID-19 Vaccinations in Rural and Frontier Central Idaho
Describes how a public health district in rural Idaho worked with trusted community organizations to encourage acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination and improve access.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Solutions in Health Analytics for Rural Equity across the Northwest
Highlights rural health disparities in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Presents data on mental and behavioral health, obesity and physical activity, diabetes, tobacco use, oral health, and demographic factors such as housing, education, and health insurance, among others.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)
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UW Medicine Connect with a Provider
Offers consultation and medical education to healthcare professionals and specialized clinical care to patients through telehealth. Includes a section on telehealth provider education services listing several Project ECHO videoconferencing sessions covering a variety of health topics. Also, a physician liaison program serves as a resource for referring physicians and other healthcare professionals to address questions and concerns. Programs focus on supporting all communities in the WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho).
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Washington School of Medicine
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The Virtual Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH): A Model for Idaho's Rural and Underserved Communities
Describes the virtual Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), including benefits such as reduced cost of care and increased access to and quality of care. Discusses how telehealth and community health emergency medical services (CHEMS) will be used in the PCMH model. Includes contact information for Public Health District Small Rural Hospital Improvement (SHIP) Grant Project Managers.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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Idaho Project ECHO
A series of educational video conference sessions between clinicians in remote and underserved communities in Idaho and expert specialists. Topics covered include mental and behavioral health; opioids, pain, and substance use disorders; autism, COVID-19, and more.
Additional links: Schedule
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organizations: University of Idaho, WWAMI Medical Education Program
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Idaho Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
A bureau within the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare offering information for EMS providers including resources on license applications, EMS rules and regulations, requirements for agency licensure and renewal, agency contacts and grant resources. Provides a discussion of the Idaho Community Health EMS (CHEMS) model and lists certification programs appropriate for CHEMS paramedics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Idaho
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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Idaho 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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