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Resources by State: New York

Finger Lakes - Rethinking Rural Health: The Teledentistry Impact
Video featuring a teledentistry program in New York that helps increase access to pediatric dental care for rural communities.
Date: 07/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: WXXINews
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Rural Women Delivering Babies in Non-Local Hospitals: Differences by Rurality and Insurance Status
Describes the factors, including health insurance status and degree of rurality, that influence rural pregnant women to give birth in non-local hospitals.
Author(s): Katy Kozhimannil, Michelle Casey, Peiyin Hung, Shailendra Prasad, Ira Moscovice
Date: 06/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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New York Physician Workforce Profile, 2014 Edition
Contains a profile of the supply, demand and distribution of physicians licensed in New York with rural county profiles.
Date: 05/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Responding to the Need for Rural General Surgery Training Sites: A How-To
Discusses the key steps to establishing a rural focused general surgery residency program and factors to consider such as the selection of appropriate training sites offering exposer to a variety of surgical procedures, compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) regulations, and funding for the trainee to support housing, salary, and medical liability insurance. Describes existing general surgery training models in rural areas of Wisconsin, North Dakota, New York, South Dakota, and Oregon.
Author(s): Karen Deveney, Benjamin T. Jarman, Robert Sticca
Date: 04/2015
Type: Document
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Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program, 2015-2018
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 8 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program in the 2015-2018 funding cycle. The initiatives focus on care coordination activities for diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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The Built Environment and Utilitarian Walking in Small U.S. Towns
Examines associations in self-reported and objective built environment walking measures among rural adults. Includes walking data by demographics, lifestyle characteristics, and environmental measures.
Author(s): Mark P. Doescher, Chanam Lee, Ethan M. Berke, et al.
Citation: Preventive Medicine, 69, 80-86
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
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Community Health Center Growth & Sustainability: State Profiles From the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States
Provides health and economic data, and Medicaid policy information regarding community health centers (CHCs) in rural and urban areas, from 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia.
Author(s): Dan Lowenstein, Nancy Lager, Tom Manning, et al.
Date: 12/2014
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Development Corporation, RCHN Community Health Foundation
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Risk Factors for HCV Infection Among Young Adults in Rural New York Who Inject Prescription Opioid Analgesics
Details a study of hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence among people who inject drugs and those who misuse prescription opioid analgesics in rural New York. Analyzes cohort by age, gender, age at first injection, and use of a syringe exchange program, among others.
Author(s): Jon E. Zibbell, Rachel Hart-Malloy, John Barry, Lillian Fan, Colleen Flanigan
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 104(11), 2226-2232
Date: 11/2014
Type: Document
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An Examination of New York State's Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Describes the RAND Corporation's examination of approaches to integrated care for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) implemented by New York state community mental health centers. Page 29 includes a description of the additional barriers to integrated care in rural areas compared with clinics in urban areas.
Author(s): Deborah M. Scharf, Joshua Breslau, Nicole Schmidt Hackbarth, et al.
Date: 09/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York Health Foundation
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The Oral Health Workforce in New York
Summary of the oral health workforce across the state of New York. Includes demographics for both dentists and dental hygienists, discussion of the low availability of Medicaid oral health providers, and distribution of the workforce by region.
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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