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Resources by State: Oklahoma

Rural Cancer Disparities from Oklahoma Cancer and Vital Records Registries 2016-2020
Evaluates cancer disparities in Oklahoma counties using 2016-2020 Oklahoma State Department of Health data, with breakdowns by urban, large rural, and small rural setting. Provides statistics, including population characteristics, on cancer incidence, specific cancers, mortality, and stage of diagnosis. Highlights concerns related to insurance coverage, cancer screening, and treatment in rural areas.
Author(s): Janis E. Campbell, Ayesha B. Sambo, Lauri A. Hunsucker, Stephanie F. Pharr, Mark P. Doescher
Citation: Cancer Epidemiology, 88, 102512
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
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How Tribal Medical Education Programs Could Solve the Rural Health Care Crisis with Natasha Bray, DO
Highlights a partnership between The Cherokee Nation and the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine to address physician recruitment and retention in tribal communities. Discusses physician residencies, cultural competency, national physician shortages, and lessons learned. Transcript beneath podcast player.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Emergency Hospitals in Oklahoma, January 2024
Provides a map showing the name and location of Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Emergency Hospitals in Oklahoma.
Date: 2024
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Interest in Shared-Use Mobility Services in Tribal Communities
Explores the impact that technology-enabled, shared-use mobility services such as rideshare, carshare, bikeshare, microtransit, and more may have on rural and tribal areas. Identifies relevant literature on shared-use mobilities services, a case study based on a tribal community in Oklahoma, and best practices and challenges related to emerging transit technologies.
Author(s): Ranjit Godavarthy, Jill Hough
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Oklahoma Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program Overview
Webinar recording highlighting the work of the Oklahoma Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program in the area of workforce recruitment, retention, and development. Focuses on developing a healthcare profession pipeline, continuing education, and investing in current health profession students. The transcript is available in the video description.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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2023 - 2028 Oklahoma State Health Improvement Plan
Offers overview of Oklahoma resident health indicators and improvement goals with specific focus on social determinants of health, mental health, substance use, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Notes statewide resources and assets for each indicator. Includes a health inequity map at the census tract level.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Rural Health Care Coordination Program Directory, 2023-2027
Provides an overview of the 10 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program during the 2023-2027 project period. Each profile includes information on the focus areas to be addressed, project partners, and targeted populations.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Oklahoma
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Accessing Clean Water Infrastructure Assistance: Small, Rural, Disadvantaged, and Underserved Communities
Recording of a November 8, 2023, hearing exploring how the Clean Water State Revolving Fund can help address wastewater infrastructure challenges faced by small, rural, disadvantaged, and underserved communities. Features testimony from the Rural Community Assistance Partnership; Nueces River Authority; and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division.
Additional links: John Byrum, Nueces River Authority - Testimony, Olga Morales-Pate, Rural Community Assistance Partnership - Testimony, Shellie R. Chard, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality - Testimony
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Oklahoma Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Oklahoma in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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