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Resources by State: Kansas

Kansas Governor Designated Medically Underserved Areas
Listing of Governor Designated Medically Underserved Areas in the state of Kansas for the purpose of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) certification.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Partnering with the Kansas Center for Rural Health
A recorded webinar that presents information on the services and programs provided by the Kansas Center for Rural Health, such as loan repayment programs, Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) maps and tools, information on rural health disparities, and organizational goals, strategies, and collaborations.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 07/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Recruitment and Reach in a School-Based Pediatric Obesity Intervention Trial in Rural Areas
Compares participation and reach of opt-in and screen-first recruitment methods for a pediatric obesity treatment trial in rural Kansas schools. Includes an overview of the program's school recruitment, personnel onboarding, and participant recruitment processes. Discusses strategies for implementing similar school-based research and interventions.
Author(s): Bethany Forseth, Brittany Lancaster, Megan Olalde, et al.
Citation: Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1181757
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
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Health Care Vacancies and Turnover in Kansas
Provides data and trends of the Kansas healthcare workforce, including information on vacancies and turnover, data on nursing supply, hospital financial trends, projected job openings, and primary care physician Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by county.
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Hospital Association
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Caring for LGBTQ+ Populations in Rural Kansas
A recorded webinar that discusses how to provide healthcare and support to LGBTQ+ populations in rural Kansas. Includes information and data regarding healthcare disparities for LGBTQ+ individuals and how to help disadvantaged populations navigate the healthcare system.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 06/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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How Often Do Households in the North Central Region Run out of Food?
Provides 2022 data on the percentage of households in the North Central Region who run out of food before they have funds to purchase groceries. Examines households by frequency of food insecurity, specific North Central Region state, race, marital status, income, education, and rural, urban, or suburban location.
Author(s): Antara Chowdhury
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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Kansas Infant Mortality & Stillbirth Report, 2021
Reports on infant mortality rates and the number of deaths across Kansas. Includes data and statistics, with information broken down by county and rural/urban classification.
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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When It's Not Enough: Sleep's Impact on Rural America's Health and Safety
Discusses the impact of sleep on rural health and public safety, with insights from clinical sleep experts, a federal public health agency representative, and Nebraska Extension.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HRSA Grants and Funding Opportunities for Rural Health
A webinar recording that provides an overview of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs for rural and underserved communities, such as Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) programs, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), and more. Includes resources for related data and information.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 05/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Health Resources and Services Administration, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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How Community Health Workers Are Impacting Rural Communities
Describes ways in which communities can use funding to build community health worker programs in order to reduce health disparities. Highlights the University of Kansas Medical Center's Local Health Equity Action Teams initiative in 10 counties, 6 of which are rural.
Author(s): Shelby Rowell
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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