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Resources by State: Ohio

Ohio Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
A county-level map of Ohio that shows dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by geography and population. Includes designations on the map for Federally Qualified Health Centers, Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes, Rural Health Clinics, other public or non-profit facility HPSAs, and state correctional facility HPSAs.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Ohio Mental Health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
A county-level map of Ohio that shows mental health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by geography and population. Includes designations on the map for Federally Qualified Health Centers, Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes, state correctional facility HPSAs, and state mental hospital HPSAs.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Ohio Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
A county-level map of Ohio that shows primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by geography and population. Includes designations on the map for Federally Qualified Health Centers, Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes, Rural Health Clinics, other public or non-profit facility HPSAs, and state correctional facility HPSAs.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Trail Conditions and Community Use: Utilizing Geospatial Video to Guide the Adoption of a Spatial-Temporal Trail Audit Tool (STAT)
Study examining trail audit methods and the potential benefits of the Spatial-temporal Trail Audit Tool (STAT) for rural communities looking to assess and improve trail systems to motivate outdoor physical activity. Describes the process of creating geospatial videos of 2 trails in Ohio by attaching a camera to a bicycle. Discusses the importance of physical activity and trails to rural population health.
Author(s): Carissa Smock, Naomi Carlson, Chelsey Kirkland
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16), 8741
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
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Demographic and Health Characteristics of Ohio's Non-Elderly Adult Medicaid Population: 2019 OMAS Update
Presents information on the Medicaid population in Ohio based on the 2019 Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey (OMAS). Discusses the health status of Medicaid enrollees with information on self-reported health status, unmet needs, and mental health-related impairments. Includes county-level reports on non-working adults and demographic data broken down by age, gender, race/ethnicity, household type, insurance status, employment, and rural Appalachian, rural non-Appalachian, suburban, and metropolitan county types.
Author(s): Hilary Metelko Rosebrook, Kelly Stamper Balistreri
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program, Ohio College of Medicine Government Resource Center, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Medicaid
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Chronic Conditions Among Ohio Adults: 2019 Update
Reports on adults in Ohio with chronic diseases based on the 2019 Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey (OMAS). Presents information on chronic disease prevalence, access to care, and risk factors, with demographic information broken down by age, gender, race/ethnicity, income, insurance status, employment, and rural Appalachian, rural non-Appalachian, suburban, or metropolitan location.
Author(s): Thomas Albani, Carmen Clutter, Ashley Davis, et al.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program, Ohio Department of Aging, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
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Ohio Rural Health Improvement Plan
Overviews plans and strategies to improve health in rural Ohio with evidence-based decisions. Includes demographic and statistical breakdowns of rural populations related to health conditions and healthcare access. Also includes a list of priority factors for 2020-2022, including tobacco use, poverty, and access to care, among others, as well as a list of health outcomes rankings for all counties in the state.
Additional links: Video Overview
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Rural Health Association, Ohio State Office of Rural Health, Ohio University
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Evaluation of the State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative Round 2: Model Test Final Report
Final report on the Round 2 State Innovation Models (SIM) program across eleven participating states - Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Washington. Discusses the adoption of delivery models and payment reforms related to value-based payment (VBP) and alternative payment models (APMs). Examines whether the implementation efforts and healthcare delivery system reforms impacted the quality of care, health outcomes, population health, and spending.
Additional links: Appendix, Findings at a Glance
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, RTI International
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2015-2019 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.
Additional links: All Report Data, All Report Maps, All Report Tables
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Population Reference Bureau
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Faith in Recovery Coalition Offers Hope for Opioid Use Disorder in Fayette County, Ohio
Highlights the Pathways to Recovery program, which works to address opioid use disorder in rural Ohio. Efforts include educating providers and law enforcement, overdose prevention, harm reduction, and recovery support from Peer Support Specialists.
Author(s): Kathryn Rutz
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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