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Rural Health
Resources by State: Michigan

Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Michigan Health Centers
Examines screening practices for social determinants of health in Michigan health centers (HCs) including Federally Qualified Health Centers, settings in which the screening was done, and by whom. Includes map of Michigan with HC locations and statistics on characteristics of HCs and patients in the study and percentages of HC screenings for core domains.
Author(s): Elena Byhoff, Alicia J. Cohen, Mary C. Hamati, et al.
Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(4), 418-427
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Michigan
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Farmers Market Promotes Food Security
A discussion of food insecurity and access to healthy foods, with a focus on how regional farmers markets are helping to solve those challenges. Includes examples in Michigan as well as information about how farmers markets can partner with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Planning for Transportation Together: Collaborating to Address Transportation and Economic Resilience
This report expands on the definition of economic development in transportation, and provides case studies demonstrating how state agencies, regional and rural planning and development organizations can work together to develop transportation facilities, infrastructure, and services to create jobs, improve access to employment, education, and community services including healthcare.
Author(s): Carrie Kissel, Brett Schwartz, Sara James, Susan Dyer
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Development Organizations
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A Quasi-Experimental Study to Mobilize Rural Low-Income Communities to Assess and Improve the Ecological Environment to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Describes a study to be conducted in 14 low-income rural communities in Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, to find best practices to create and sustain healthy eating and physical activity and to prevent childhood obesity.
Author(s): Paula Peters, Abby Gold, Angela Abbott, et al.
Citation: BMC Public Health, 16, 376
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
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Michigan Center for Rural Health 2016 Annual Report
Report describing the history, mission, and work of the Michigan Center for Rural Health for 2016. Includes projects such as rural AED distribution, recruitment and retention, RHCs and a discussion of ACOs in Michigan.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Center for Rural Health
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Comparison of Asthma Prevalence among African American Teenage Youth Attending Public High Schools in Rural Georgia and Urban Detroit
Compares the prevalence of asthma among African American youth in rural Georgia and Detroit, Michigan. Examines potential contributing factors for asthma, including rural-urban residence, socioeconomic status, and ancestry.
Author(s): Dennis R. Ownby, Martha S. Tingen, Suzanne Havstad, et al.
Citation: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 136(3), 595-600.e3
Date: 09/2015
Type: Document
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Where are the Primary Care Doctors? A Look at Michigan’s Primary Care Physician Shortage
An in-depth review of Michigan's primary care physician workforce. Provides demographic information on the physician workforce. Discusses factors contributing to primary care shortages, including those specific to the rural workforce. Includes maps with county-level comparisons of actual to suggested physician-to-population ratios for different types of primary care physicians. Discusses state policy options that can be used to address primary care shortages, with national maps comparing the states.
Date: 06/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Citizens Research Council of Michigan
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Remote yet Resourceful: Integrating Behavioral Health in Rural Primary Care
Presentation slides featuring discussion on designing, financing, and implementing primary care and behavioral health integration in a rural setting. Looks specifically at the Michigan's Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, including the partners, operational plan, and outcomes.
Additional links: Webinar Recording (Requires email address to view recording), Webinar Transcript
Date: 02/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Sustaining “Meaningful Use” of Health Information Technology in Low-Resource Practices
Discusses the barriers in maintaining electronic health records (EHRs) for compliance with the federal policy of meaningful use found in small practices located in rural and urban Michigan.
Author(s): Lee A. Green, Georges Potworowski, Anya Day, et al.
Citation: Annals of Family Medicine, 13(1), 17-22
Date: 2015
Type: Document
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