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Resources by State: Nebraska

COVID-19 Information for Ag Workers
Highlights information and resources related to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Great Plains region. Features resources and frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Nebraska's response to COVID-19, including the state information line, guidance documents, news releases, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Nebraska Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Nebraska in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Nebraska
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Evaluation of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model: Third Annual Report
Evaluates the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model, which tests the impact of providing financial incentives to home health agencies in nine states: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington. Reports on the experiences of home health agencies and patients through 2018, the third performance year of the HHVBP Model and the first year that agencies in the HHVBP states received a payment adjustment. Examines the impacts of the HHVBP Model on healthcare utilization, Medicare expenditures, quality of care, and patient experience. Discusses rural access to high-quality home health agencies and social determinants of health in rural areas.
Author(s): Alyssa Pozniak, Marc Turenne, Eric Lammers, et al.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Nebraska J1 Visa Waiver Program 2001-2019
Describes J-1 visa waiver applications that the state of Nebraska has sponsored since 2001. Provides 2001-2019 data on provider service obligation fulfillment and retention. Includes J-1 visa approvals by county, specialty, and metropolitan versus nonmetropolitan setting.
Author(s): Thomas Rauner, Anna Headlee
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Public Health
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2020 Nebraska Rural Poll Report - Well-Being in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska: 25 Years of Trends
Reports rural Nebraskans' poll responses to questions pertaining to community attributes and personal well-being. Includes trends in respondents' perceptions of their community and wellbeing from 1996-2020.
Author(s): Rebecca Vogt, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Bradley Lubben, et al.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska–Lincoln
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"It's on Us": Healthcare's Unique Position in the Response to Human Trafficking
Provides an overview of human trafficking and explains the role healthcare providers can play in addressing this issue in rural communities. Features a rural hospital CEO, a State Office of Rural Health (SORH) director, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, and a Safe Harbor Regional Navigator sharing their experiences combating human trafficking.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Simulation in Motion – Nebraska (SIM-NE) - COVID-19
Features resources for rural emergency medical services and protocols for minimizing infection and protecting healthcare workers.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Concussion in Rural America: Experts Detail Injury and Recovery of Traumatic Brain Injury
Reports on concussions, or mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), in rural areas. Discusses the impact of these injuries, the role of support networks, TBI training for rural clinicians, rural TBI data, and management of mTBI in rural areas.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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