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State Variations in the Rural Obstetric Workforce
Illustrates the challenges affecting the obstetric workforce in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other rural hospitals having at least 10 births in 2010 by analyzing data derived from a telephone survey conducted in 9 states. Includes data for each state on hospital and provider characteristics, and services provided for labor and delivery.
Author(s): Peiyin Hung, Katy B. Kozhimannil, Michelle M. Casey, Carrie Henning-Smith, Shailendra Prasad
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Association of Blood Lead Levels in Children 0-72 Months with Living in Mid-Appalachia: A Semi-Ecologic Study
Compares the blood lead levels in children ages 0–72 months in Mid-Appalachia with children of same age throughout the U.S. Includes a relational comparison of the number of housing units built before 1950 and 1940 in both regions.
Author(s): R. Constance Wiener, Richard Jurevic
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 16(2), 3597
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
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Factors Associated with High-Risk Rural Women Giving Birth in Non-NICU Hospital Settings
Identifies risk factors for childbirth among high-risk rural women in a hospital without a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Analyzes information from maternal hospital discharge data from childbirth hospitalizations for rural residents from Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. Includes statistics for women with multiple gestation and preterm delivery by age, primary payer, race, rurality, state, and local NICU capacity.
Author(s): K. B. Kozhimannil, P. Hung, M. M. Casey, S. A. Lorch
Citation: Journal of Perinatology, 36, 510–515
Date: 02/2016
Type: Document
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Community Health Center Provider Ability to Identify, Treat and Account for the Social Determinants of Health: A Card Study
Evaluates the ability of healthcare providers to identify, treat, and code for the social determinants of health at three community health center (CHC) organizations, one in rural California and two in urban New York and Illinois. Includes data describing the CHCs and patient demographics.
Author(s): Joy H. Lewis, Kate Whelihan, Isaac Navarro, Kimberly R. Boyle
Citation: BMC Family Practice, 17(1), 121
Date: 2016
Type: Document
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Where Are the Doctors?: Results of HANYS' 2015 Physician Advocacy Survey
Results of the Healthcare Association of New York State's (HANYS) annual survey of 103 member hospitals on issues related to physician shortages in New York State. Features statistics in various categories with breakdowns by downstate, upstate (nonrural), and rural areas of New York.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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A Profile of Oral Health Providers in New York State
Results of a study examining the dentist and dental hygienist workforce in New York, using U.S. Census Bureau data from 2009-2013. Features statistics with breakdowns by sex, race or ethnicity, age group, and rural or urban location.
Author(s): Tracey Continelli, Cassondra Bruce, Erin Roberts, Robert Martiniano
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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An Exploratory Study of the Use of Telehealth Services by Federally Qualified Health Centers and Hospitals in New York State
Results of a study on use of telehealth services by New York healthcare providers, including limitations, barriers, and plans for expanding availability. Features statistics on frequency and type of use, financing and reimbursement by provider type, and reasons for future use, with breakdowns by region of state and urban or rural location.
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Jean Moore
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Motor Vehicle Crashes, Medical Outcomes, and Hospital Charges Among Children Aged 1-12 Years - Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System, 11 States, 2005-2008
Reports on age- and size-appropriate restraint use for children involved in motor vehicle accidents, based on data from 11 states. Lists restraint use for different age groups by the location of the crash in rural compared to urban areas.
Author(s): Erin K. Sauber-Schatz, Andrea M. Thomas, Lawrence J. Cook
Citation: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 64(SS08), 1-32
Date: 10/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Comparisons of Weight Change, Eating Habits and Physical Activity Between Women in Northern Sweden and Rural New York State - Results from a Longitudinal Study
Reports on a study that compares women living in Northern Sweden and rural New York State on changes in weight over a 10 year period. Identifies and compares the eating habits, physical activities, and vulnerability to the negative effects of unhealthy behaviors for both female population groups.
Author(s): Kristina Lindvall, Paul Jenkins, Melissa Scribani, et al.
Citation: Nutrition Journal, 14, 88
Date: 08/2015
Type: Document
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Technology Stemming from Tragedy
Describes how Finger Lakes Community Health (FLCH), a rural Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), developed an open access telehealth network in response to two separate traffic accidents involving FLCH providers.
Author(s): Kate Menzies
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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