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Resources by State: New Hampshire

Partnering for Rural Transportation with Alisa Druzba and Steve Workman
An episode of the Exploring Rural Health podcast featuring Alisa Druzba and Steve Workman. Describes the development of the New Hampshire Mobility Management Network and how it provides options for rural residents. Focuses on the role of collaboration among local, state, and federal agencies in supporting long-term sustainability for transportation services.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Educating Future Healthcare Providers: Health Literacy Opportunities for Webside Manners
Discusses best practices for teaching health literacy principles to healthcare profession trainees. Features several programs that are helping students learn how to support the health literacy of their future patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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New Hampshire J1 Visa Waiver Report
Offers statistics on the number of New Hampshire J1 visa waiver slots used from 2011 through 2021, with breakdowns by year and type.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
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New Hampshire Baseline Needs Assessment - Practitioners and Community Stakeholders
Identifies barriers to accessing treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) in New Hampshire. Bases conclusions on interview with practitioners and community stakeholders throughout the state. Discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on SUD treatment, beliefs about SUD treatment, and provides resources to assist practitioners.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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Patient Characteristics and Utilization of an Online Patient Portal in a Rural Academic General Internal Medicine Practice
Results of a study to identify characteristics of online patient portal users compared to non-users, and assess utilization through number of logons and portal messaging in an academic practice in rural New Hampshire. Features statistics including demographics, smoking status, incidence of chronic illness, and body mass index category.
Author(s): Stephen K. Liu, Annette E. Osborn, Sigall Bell, et al.
Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 22(42)
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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Provider and Patient Perspectives on Labor and Delivery Unit Closures in Rural New Hampshire
Explores how the closure of labor and delivery units in New Hampshire has impacted the providers and patients in the affected communities. Describes the top reasons for labor and delivery unit closures among five hospitals, staffing challenges, and the effect of closures on prenatal and postpartum care for women in the community. Presents recommendations to ensure access to safe and secure pregnancies and deliveries after closures.
Author(s): Sarah Benatar, Stacey McMorrow, Timothy J. Fisher
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Urban Institute
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Grantee Directory: Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program, 2021-2023
Provides contact information and a brief overview of the four initiatives funded under the Rural Northern Border Region Planning Program, which supports planning activities to address rural health issues in the northern border region.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Following Labor and Delivery Unit Closures in Rural New Hampshire, Driving Time to the Nearest Unit Doubled
Examines the impact of the closure of 9 labor and delivery units in rural New Hampshire on the driving time to open units between 2000 and 2018. Explores the association between proximity to an open labor and delivery unit and women's health and socioeconomic characteristics.
Author(s): Stacey McMorrow, Sarah Benatar, Timothy J. Fisher
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Urban Institute
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New Hampshire Baseline Needs Assessment: Barriers to Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Reports on barriers and challenges healthcare providers and community stakeholders experience when providing treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural New Hampshire.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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New Hampshire Baseline Needs Assessment: Practitioner Comfort Treating Substance Use Disorder
Shares the results of a needs assessment survey of healthcare providers working in rural New Hampshire regarding their level of comfort treating patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUDs).
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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