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Resources by State: New York

Telehealth Invigorating and Innovating Diabetes Care
Describes how home monitors and other technologies are helping diabetic patients live healthier lives, cutting healthcare costs and hospital visits.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Pathways for Delivery Transformation; Spotlight on the States #7
Discusses what Illinois and New York are proposing and have executed to demonstrate waivers that will allow states to implement the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion using private insurance. Describes a proposed loan repayment program to assistance providers and other healthcare professionals who commit to serving Medicaid populations in rural and underserved areas.
Author(s): DaShawn Groves
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Pursuing Integration of Public Health Services in Genesee and Orleans Counties, NY
Describes how two rural counties in upstate New York, Genesee and Orleans Counties, embarked on a joint jurisdictional undertaking to integrate select services offered by their county departments of health.
Date: 07/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Sharing Public Health Services, Lake Plains Community Care Network
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State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative Evaluation: Model Design and Model Pre-Test Evaluation Report
Reports on the experiences of 19 states that received federal support to work on state health care innovation plans focused on developing innovative healthcare delivery and payment models. Discusses rural concerns in these states, as well as strategies to address rural healthcare needs. Some topics addressed include patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, workforce, broadband access, electronic health record adoption, and telehealth.
Date: 07/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, RTI International
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Doctors Across New York: Physician Loan Repayment and Physician Practice Support Program Awards 2009 - 2013
Discusses the shortages of health professionals in New York and reports on programs to encourage health care professionals to locate in high-need geographic areas or to work with underserved and rural populations.
Date: 04/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Causes and Consequences of Rural Pharmacy Closures: A Multi-Case Study
Identifies factors that contributed to the closing of 6 rural pharmacies in different states. Describes how the affected communities adapted to losing locally based services.
Author(s): Kelli Todd, Katie Westfall, Bill Doucette, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller
Date: 08/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Obstetric Services and Quality Among Critical Access, Rural, and Urban Hospitals in Nine States
Compares the characteristics and quality of obstetric care in Critical Access Hospitals, other rural hospitals, and their urban counterparts. Addresses the number of births, age and insurance status of mother, clinical conditions presented, and more.
Author(s): Katy Kozhimannil, Peiyin Hung, Maeve McClellan, et al.
Date: 06/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Receipt of Medicaid and Medicare EHR Incentive Payments by Physicians in New York
Examines variation in the characteristics of licensed physicians who received payments from either the Medicare or Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs through September 2012. Addresses rural/urban differences in Medicare EHR incentive program enrollment.
Author(s): Sandra McGinnis, Jean Moore, Gaetano Forte, Margaret Langelier
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Care Management for Medicaid Enrollees Through Community Health Teams
Presents data from a 2011-2012 review of state Medicaid medical home programs in 8 states. Identifies community health team programs that provide services such as care coordination and self-management coaching. Includes information on small or rural practices.
Author(s): Mary Takach, Jason Buxbaum
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Food Programs Aim to Help Specific Populations: Rural Elderly and Children Often the Most Vulnerable to Hunger
Highlights Kids' Cafes, community gardens, backpack programs, and mobile pantries which target hungry seniors, children, and families.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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