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
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details