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Resources by State: New York

Exploring the Health Care Challenges Rural Americans Face Across 5 States
Articles from Rural RX, a series intended to explore the forces that shape rural health care in America. Features programs in Alabama, Texas, Colorado, New York, and West Virginia.
Author(s): Nicole Ellis, William Brangham, Caleb Hellerman
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: PBS News Hour
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Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning (CHaMP) Tool
A mapping tool that shows county- and state-level changes in climate between 1981 and 2021 for 15 U.S. states. Allows user to select for climate events such as extreme heat, wildfire, severe weather, tropical storms/hurricanes, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Carolina Integrated Sciences and Assessments (CISA), Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), Mid-Atlantic Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA)
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Rural Northern Border Healthcare Support Technical Assistance Center
Provides technical assistance to rural healthcare providers and communities in the Northern Border Region. Supports providers and communities exploring and implementing strategies related to improving access to care, workforce recruitment and retention, and transition to value-based care. Part of the Rural Health Redesign Center.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Redesign Center
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New York State Association for Rural Health - Webinars
Provides information on upcoming webinars sponsored by the New York State Association for Rural Health. Topics include billing and coding training, behavioral health, opioid response, and more. Links to past event information are also available.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: New York State Association for Rural Health
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Northeast Telehealth Resource Center - Upcoming Events
List of events hosted by the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC), other Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs), and other events related to telehealth that address telehealth policy, delivery and disease prevention, and more. Includes past event recordings.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
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Local Initiatives to Address Opioid Use Disorder
Describes opioid prevention and treatment research collaboratives in 6 communities, some of which are rural. Provides links to articles profiling each program in detail.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts
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New York Project ECHO
Provides community-based clinicians with skills and knowledge to treat complex patients in their local practices to improve health outcomes and reduce geographic barriers and cost of care through a multidisciplinary team-based approach. Offers continuing education credits (CME) for ECHO participation.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester (URMC), URMC Institute for Innovative Education
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Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)
Provides farm safety resources for rural firefighters in 7 states. Provides access to free online tools with registration:, which analyzes hazardous elements on farms that could lead to injury, and, which helps fire departments preplan their response to fires on farms.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
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Journal of Appalachian Health
Highlights issues relating to the health and wellness of rural Appalachian communities. Features peer-reviewed, open access research on health outcomes in Appalachia.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky College of Public Health
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Being Small Has Advantages for Hospitals Implementing the Ten Steps
Highlights the New York State Breastfeeding Quality Improvement in Hospitals (NYS BQIH) Learning Collaborative, focusing on the experiences of two small rural hospitals.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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