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Rural Health
Resources by State: Ohio

Why Do Rural Primary-Care Physicians Sell Their Practices?
Evaluated why rural primary care physicians sold their practices, based on a survey in five states that looked at changes of ownership during the period from 1995 to 1998. Examined the factors that led independent physicians to sell their practices to either non-local buyers, local hospitals, or local physicians.
Author(s): Jeffrey Stensland, Michelle Brasure, Ira Moscovice
Date: 06/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Ohio Rural Health Association Newsletter
Monthly newsletter focused on the work of the Ohio Rural Health Association and its committees. Includes news and events related to rural health in Ohio.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Rural Health Association
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Ohio Project ECHO
A Project ECHO Superhub serving Ohio and the U.S. by providing expert consultation, specialty training and clinical mentorship for primary care providers to help them address complex health conditions. Currently offers six Project ECHO programs focused on promoting integrated, team-based care and co-occurring psychiatric and physical conditions.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
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Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center
Offers free resources on financial management, sustainable operations, and fundraising, as well as other tools to meet the needs of Appalachian nonprofits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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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: SaferFarm.org, which analyzes hazardous elements on farms that could lead to injury, and NFMCFarmMapper.com, which helps fire departments preplan their response to fires on farms.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence (RCOE)
Provides resources and support to help rural communities identify and implement evidenced based practices to reduce morbidity and mortality from substance use disorder (SUD) and synthetic opioid use. Provides technical assistance to 20 high-needs rural Appalachian counties in Kentucky, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Rochester Medical Center
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Ohio Shortage Designations
Provides information on the shortage designation process for Health Professional Shortage Areas in Ohio. Includes information on Governor's Certified Shortage Areas, which are considered underserved for the purpose of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) development.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Primary Care Office
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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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Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots
An initiative focused on health outcomes in Appalachian communities. Provides access to health disparities data on health status, healthcare delivery, and social determinants of health indicators for counties within the rural Appalachian region. Also identifies and provides case studies of "Bright Spots", counties in the region with better-than-expected health outcomes.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Drug Overdose Deaths in Appalachia
Interactive map highlights drug overdose deaths in Appalachia by county. Features demographic information such as race/ethnicity, educational attainment, and disability status, as well as economic factors such as poverty rate, unemployment rate, and accident-prone employment, among others.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, NORC at the University of Chicago
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