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Resources by State: Missouri

Facilitators of Multisector Collaboration for Delivering Cancer Control Interventions in Rural Communities: A Descriptive Qualitative Study
Examines collaborative networks who work to implement cancer prevention strategies in rural areas. Reports on interviews conducted in 2020 with 32 Illinois and Missouri public health and social service agencies who work in rural areas with high poverty and cancer rates. Discusses needs and challenges in cancer control work in rural areas, as identified by interagency networks.
Author(s): Peg Allen, Callie Walsh-Bailey, Jean Hunleth, Bobbi J. Carothers, Ross C. Brownson
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 19
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
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Ste Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Spotlight
Describes how Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program created community partnerships to holistically care for patients by focusing on food, recreation, and exercise.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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A Multi Year Look at Maternal Mortality in Missouri, 2017-2019 Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review: Annual Report
Provides data on maternal mortality in Missouri from 2017 to 2019 with a focus on demographic disparities, circumstances surrounding death such as chronic diseases, and prevention strategies. Includes breakdowns of mortality data by age, race/ethnicity, education level, insurance status, marriage status, social and emotional stressors, and rural, micropolitan, or metropolitan status.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
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Mapping the Lay of the Land: Using Interactive Network Analytic Tools for Collaboration in Rural Cancer Prevention and Control
Examines collaborative networks and referrals to understand how cancer control and prevention service areas are connected in rural areas. Provides responses from 152 multisector networks that address cancer risk in Missouri and Illinois such as community partners, health departments and facilities, schools, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and more. Discusses collaborations such as exchanging information, promoting services and programs, development or resources and services, among other themes.
Author(s): Bobbi J. Carothers, Peg Allen, Callie Walsh-Bailey, et al.
Citation: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 31(6), 1159-1167
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
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Evaluation of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program: 2019 Cohort - Second Annual Report
Reports on the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program 2019 cohort's first implementation year, 2020-2021. Describes the program, the need for increased access to maternal and obstetric care in rural areas, and the program's strategic goals. Provides an overview of the 3 RMOMS awardees in Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas including network characteristics, model and goals, health equity efforts, sustainability, and maternal health outcomes.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Rural–Urban Disparities in Health Access Factors Over Time: Implications for Cancer Prevention and Health Equity in the Midwest
Examines environmental and socioeconomic factors in rural and urban counties to understand differences in cancer burden and healthcare access. Analyzes 123 counties in Kansas and Missouri from 2009 to 2017 for health equity factors such as primary care provider availability, lack of insurance, unemployment, and childhood poverty. Includes rural versus urban cancer mortality rates in Kansas from 2008-2017.
Author(s): Jordan Baker, Hope Krebill, Hanluen Kuo, et al.
Citation: Health Equity, 6(1), 382–389.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Missouri
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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2021 Missouri Nursing Workforce Report
Presents an overview of the nursing workforce in Missouri, using data from nurses who held active licenses in Missouri as of October 1, 2021. Provides demographics and statistics on advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses, with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural areas.
Author(s): Bridget Murphy, Jill Lucht, Eric McDavid, et al.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Missouri State Board of Nursing
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Rural Community Health Initiative: Compendium of Best Practices
Presents a collection of community-based health initiatives, including a school health initiative, a COVID-19 vaccine outreach and education program, and telehealth consortia, among others. Describes successful outcomes and sources of funding for each program.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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Missouri Health Assessment
Describes the Missouri state health status assessment, community themes and strengths, state health system assessment, and forces of change. Mentions rural throughout and includes statistics showing disparities between urban and rural areas for various health issues.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
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