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Resources by State: New York

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Among Adults, by Residence in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties in 12 States and the District of Columbia, 2017
Results of a study measuring the sugar-sweetened beverage intake of 68,896 adults, using information from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by frequency of intake, state, and metropolitan or nonmetropolitan location.
Author(s): Omoye Imoisili, Sohyun Park, Elizabeth A. Lundeen, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
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The Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program: Chautauqua County Health Hospital Network
Describes and examines the impact of a care coordination program developed by the Chautauqua County Health Network in New York. Offers well-coordinated preventive health services and links to community-based services to patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who need regular support but are not medically frail. Funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program from 2015-2018.
Date: 2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Availability of Grocery Delivery to Food Deserts in States Participating in the Online Purchase Pilot
Research letter describing a study of the Online Purchase Pilot (OPP), which allows beneficiaries in 8 states to use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to buy groceries online. Includes statistics on the availability of grocery delivery among rural food desert census tracts and SNAP households in the 8 OPP states.
Author(s): Eric J. Brandt, David M. Silvestri, Jerold R. Mandi, Margaret L. Holland, Joseph S. Ross
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 2(12)
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
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Making Community Health Workers (CHWs) Fundamental: New Research Strengthens the Case for State Policymakers to Include CHWs in Care Delivery Teams
Summarizes key findings from previous Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) funded studies in 9 states on Community Health Workers (CHWs) interventions and their effect on diverse ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds, including rural. Offers evidence-based recommendations to help state policymakers integrate CHWs into healthcare delivery teams to improve health outcomes and reduce the cost of healthcare for individuals and populations.
Author(s): Denisse Sanchez, Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, Eliot Fishman
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
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Evaluation of the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents-Payment Reform
Third annual report evaluating a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Innovation payment model intended to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for long-term care nursing facility residents by offering incentives for the provision of in-house care to eligible residents, rather than a transfer to a hospital for treatment. Presents details on the effect of the payment model on Medicare expenditures in the participating states: Alabama, Missouri, Indiana, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania. Discusses the implication of the payment model in rural facilities.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Improving the Geographical Precision of Rural Chronic Disease Surveillance by Using Emergency Claims Data: A Cross-Sectional Comparison of Survey Versus Claims Data in Sullivan County, New York
Compares mailed survey data with emergency department (ED) claims data in Sullivan County, New York to assess validity of using ED data for improved health surveillance of rural disease prevalence. Includes maps of sub-county level estimates of diabetes, asthma, and hypertension.
Author(s): David C Lee, Justin M Feldman, Marcela Osorio, et al.
Citation: BMJ Open, 9(11)
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
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Changes in Diet and Physical Activity Resulting from the Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities Randomized Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Multilevel Intervention Trial
Examines the secondary outcomes resulting from participation in Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities (SHHC), a cardiovascular disease risk reduction intervention designed for women in rural communities, to determine changes in diet and physical activity. SHHC was a six month, community-randomized trial conducted in 16 rural communities in Montana and New York.
Author(s): Sara C. Folta, Lynn Paul, Miriam E. Nelson, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 16(1), 91
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
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Trends in New York Registered Nurse Graduations, 2002-2018
Report looks at the number and distribution of registered nurses who graduated in New York from 2002-2018. Discusses the nursing program admissions and prospective nursing jobs in the state.
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Translational Science: Research with Results that Touch Rural Populations
Provides an overview of translational science and the role of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Discusses how NCATS is working to ensure rural communities benefit from translated science. Features a New York telehealth program addressing Parkinson Disease that is helping rural patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Understanding Technical Assistance Needs for Delivering Telehealth Services in New York State
Discusses the use of telehealth services in New York State. Highlights the responses to a survey of providers regarding telehealth usage and technical assistance issues.
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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