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Resources by State: New York

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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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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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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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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Hearts and Hands: Piecing Together Faith and Safety for Rural Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence
Toolkit created to support partnerships between faith leaders and domestic violence victim services providers in rural communities. Includes information on how to understand the faith community's role in supporting domestic violence victims, challenges and lessons learned, and examples of model programs in rural New York, Massachusetts, and South Dakota.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence
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