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Resources by State: Indiana

2022 Indiana Behavioral Health Workforce Demand Brief
Provides information on county-level demand for various behavioral health professions in Indiana, as well as job growth rates at the state and national level. Includes data on addiction and mental health counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists.
Date: 2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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2023 Indiana EMS Workforce Assessment
Provides an overview of the emergency medical services (EMS) workforce in Indiana. Focuses on sustainable EMS workforce tracking, pipeline and retention assessments, and county-level workforce needs. Includes county-level data on population characteristics, such as uninsurance, opioid use, and emergency department utilization rates as compared to EMS workforce characteristics and supply in each respective county.
Author(s): Mykayla Tobin, Becky Boustani, Courtney Medlock, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah L. Maxey,
Date: 2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Indiana Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Indiana in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health 2022-3 Annual Report
Highlights work of the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health between September 2022 and September 2023 in 9 Midwestern states. Projects include training, networking, funding, education, and research related to various occupational hazards, mental health, women in agriculture, roadway safety, and more.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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Rural Health Care Coordination Sourcebook, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the ten initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program for the 2020-2023 period, with information on program accomplishments and reach. Detailed grantee profiles include contact information, consortium partners, population served, program outcomes and impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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"This Is Not My Grandmother's Summer": Rural Populations Are Uniquely Vulnerable to the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat
Discusses the challenges rural areas face in helping address the impact of heat on health. Includes strategies used in rural North Carolina, Indiana, and Washington State to help inform and protect rural residents, including those exposed to heat through work outdoors.
Author(s): Brendan Stermer
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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In a Maternity Desert, a New Kind of Home Visitation Program Brings Care to At-Risk Mothers
Features Project Swaddle, a community paramedic program that provides education, support, and medical care to pregnant and postpartum patients in rural Indiana.
Author(s): Gretel Kauffman
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Palliative Care Needs and Preferences of Older Adults with Advanced or Serious Chronic Illnesses and their Families in Rural Communities of Indiana, USA
Presents the experiences of caregivers in rural Indiana related to palliative care, the needs of older adults with chronic illnesses, and the impacts on their families. Discusses themes such as managing pain, caregiver trust, distance and access to care, managing difficult conversations, caregiver burden, and use of telehealth in rural areas.
Author(s): Nasreen Lalani, Kawther Hamash, Yitong Wang
Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 40(2), 368-375
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
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'A Safe Place': Rural HIV Patients and Providers Fight Stigma, Isolation Through Connection
Reports on a variety of programs underway in rural areas for HIV prevention and treatment. Discusses the challenges and barriers, as well as strategies to address HIV in rural communities.
Author(s): Gretel Kauffman
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Indiana's Contraceptive Care Workforce: Current State and Opportunities
Provides an overview of contraceptive care workers in Indiana, such as primary care, maternity care, and pharmacist providers. Includes a county-level map showing location of pharmacists as well as counties that are Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (PC HPSAs) and that do or do not have sufficient Maternity Care Practitioner (MCP) Capacity.
Author(s): Becky Boustani, Courtney Medlock, Hannah Maxey
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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