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Rural Health
Resources by State: New Mexico

Human Cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in New Mexico, 1975-2020
Provides a county map of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) cases in New Mexico from 1975-2020, with additional maps for each year from 2006-2020. Includes charts that represent cases by year, mortality, cases by month, and demographic data.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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Con Alma Health Foundation: Health Equity and COVID Relief
An interview with Dolores E. Roybal, executive director of Con Alma Health Foundation, sharing how this New Mexico foundation partnered with other funders to provide almost $2 million in grants and created an advisory committee of immigrant-led, immigrant-serving organizations to address barriers limiting access to services.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Program, 2020
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 10 rural healthcare coordination initiatives funded through the Rural Health Care Coordination Program in the 2020-2023 funding cycle. Each profile includes information on the focus areas to be addressed.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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New Mexico Department of Health - 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Resources and information on New Mexico's response to COVID-19, including the state hotline, an overview of state department of health activities, and cases in the state.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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Substance Use Disorder: Reliable Data Needed for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program
Reviews what is known about the number of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities and services, overall treatment capacity, and barriers to expanding capacity. Describes the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG), State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis (STR) and State Opioid Response (SOR) programs, and examines how seven states utilized these programs. Evaluates the data used to assess the effectiveness of these programs, and offers recommendations to improve the reliability of data collected on individuals served by the SABG program.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Barbara McAneny, MD, Discusses New Challenges Facing Native American Populations during COVID-19
Highlights the challenges facing the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses delayed cancer care, personal protective equipment shortages, lack of broadband, and social determinants of health, among other factors, as challenges facing the Navajo Nation. Also, addresses the future vaccine rollout.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Innovative COVID-19 Programs to Rapidly Serve New Mexico: Project ECHO
Details an evaluation of 10 different telementoring programs created by Project ECHO to address the COVID-19 pandemic in New Mexico. Compares the attendance data and infection data by county. Explores lessons learned and discusses Project ECHO's potential role in future crises.
Author(s): Joanna G. Katzman, Laura E. Tomedi, Karla Thornton, et al.
Citation: Public Health Reports, 136(1), 39-46
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
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Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program
Describes a pilot grant program designed to improve maternal and neonatal health in rural communities by collecting data and supporting the development of financially sustainable and coordinated network models. Aims to make maternal and obstetrics care more accessible through increased use of telehealth and specialty care. Fact sheet provides information on the activities of 3 rural networks funded through the RMOMS program.
Additional links: Fact Sheet, October 2020
Date: 11/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – New Mexico Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in New Mexico 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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A Non-Randomized Pilot Study to Test the Feasibility of Treating Chronic Pain and Opioid Prescription Use in Rural Areas with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (T-PACT)
Describes a pilot study examining research feasibility, methods, and processes for administering acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) as a treatment for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) and a possible alternative to prescribed opioids. The research team included four Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) hubs that administered the study in rural areas of New Mexico, North Carolina, Kansas, and Kentucky. Discusses survey data and lessons learned from the pilot study, including unexpected barriers to participation.
Author(s): Robert L Rhyne, Heidi Rishel Brakey, Jacquie R. Halladay, et al.
Citation: Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 4(5), 472-476
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
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