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Resources by State: New York

Rural Health Care Coordination Sourcebook, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the ten initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program for the 2020-2023 period, with information on program accomplishments and reach. Detailed grantee profiles include contact information, consortium partners, population served, program outcomes and impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural New York: Challenges and Opportunities
Provides comparative data for the 10 rural counties in New York. Discusses issues such as transportation, aging and overall declining population, shrinking labor force, and lack of access to adequate housing, food, healthcare, and broadband.
Author(s): Thomas P. DiNapoli
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of the New York State Comptroller
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Northern New York Needs Assessment Rural Practitioners Report
Highlights the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment needs and barriers to care in Northern New York (NNY). Bases needs assessment on the findings of an online survey of NNY practitioners and discusses some of the types of SUD treatment and substances being treated, along with a discussion of the barriers to care the providers have experienced.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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Emergency Department Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder: Overview of the Landscape, Key Components, and Analysis of Five Case Studies
Provides an overview of the evidence base for emergency department (ED)-based programs to address and treat opioid use disorders (OUD). Describes factors that motivated the development of these programs, how they are structured and financed, and barriers and facilitators to ED-based OUD treatment. Features case studies of five ED-based programs, including Marshall Medical Center in rural California.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Brandeis University, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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A Descriptive Study of Covid-Era Movers to the Northern Forest Region
Discusses citizen relocation to the northern forest region, consisting of counties in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. Describes motivations for relocation during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as opportunities for outdoor recreation and access to rural spaces.
Author(s): Jess Carson, Sarah Boege, Libby Schwaner
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Appalachian Diseases of Despair
Provides information on Appalachian mortality disparities due to overdose, suicide, and alcoholic liver disease/cirrhosis among people ages 15-64. Utilizes data from the 2021 Multiple Cause of Death database broken down by Appalachian state, region, gender, and metropolitan or nonmetropolitan status.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, East Tennessee State University Center for Rural Health Research, NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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SBHCs in Rural Areas Decrease Absenteeism
Presentation slides that provide data on the impacts School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) have on absenteeism in the New York State Education System for years 2015-2018. Discusses how SBHCs mitigate absenteeism and the correlation between absenteeism and student health. Includes related information on SBHCs and their impacts in other communities.
Author(s): Chris Kjolhede, John W. Sipple, Wendy Brunner
Date: 07/2023
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Bassett Healthcare Network
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2023
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau
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New York State Annual Poverty Report - 2023
Summary of the state of poverty in New York, taken from the American Communities Survey data (U.S. Census Bureau). Provides an overview of the state as well as county-level data on race, education, income, health, and gender as they relate to poverty.
Additional links: Data Key, Executive Summary, New York County Poverty Levels
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York State Community Action Association
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Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Research brief profiling the health professionals fulfilling service obligations in New York State through federal or state provider incentive programs as of March 2022. Discusses Health Professional Shortage Area placements and J-1 visa waivers. Features statistics including the number and per capita rate of service-obligated providers by region of practice and a list of New York State counties with breakdowns by urban or rural status.
Additional links: Overview: Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Alexandra Romero, Jean Moore
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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