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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

Promising Practices to Build Healthy Active Native Communities
Highlights promising practices to improve the health and wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Discusses programs designed to incorporate Native cultural beliefs into healthy eating practices and fitness regimens that support physical well-being.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Indian Physicians
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Oklahoma Rural Health Clinics
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the state.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma Areas Within A 30 Minute Drive Time of a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Map of Oklahoma showing areas that are within a 30 minute driving distance of an FQHC.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Network Spotlight: Rural Health Network of Oklahoma
Describes the Rural Health Network of Oklahoma (RHNOK) through an interview with the program's Executive Director, Stacie Pace, and Chief Information Officer, Josh Braziel. Focuses on RHNOK's characteristics, key learnings, accomplishments, and challenges as it works to improve the healthcare system and overall health of rural Oklahoma.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Tonkawa Tribe Develops Water Resource Plan
Presents the Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma's water resource plan and tribal water regulatory system. Details the tribe's collaboration with U.S. Corp of Engineers and reference to treaties regarding water rights to develop a set of water quality codes and 2 strategic water and pollution management plans.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Native Americans
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Oklahoma Medically Underserved Areas & Populations (MUA/Ps)
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the locations of Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs), Governor's Exception MUAs, Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs), and areas that are not designated as MUAs or MUPs.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Rural Health Literacy: Who's Delivering Health Information?
Describes the role that school nurses, newspapers, public libraries, churches, public health departments, and hub-and-spoke academic institutions can play in supporting health literacy and providing consumer health information. Features examples from several states.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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OSU Center for Health Sciences Rural Medical Education Sites & Telehealth Network Sites
County-level map of Oklahoma displaying the locations of rural medical education sites, training regions, and telehealth network sites.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma Rural Health Clinics, FQHCs & Critical Access Hospitals
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) within the state. Also shows Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by designation type.
Date: 04/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Food Insecurity and Chronic Diseases Among American Indians in Rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE Study
Details a study on food security and cardiovascular disease in American Indians in Oklahoma. Bases conclusions on survey data from 513 AI adults from 2 tribal nations completed between April and May of 2015. Breaks down data by age, gender, and education, as well as rates of diabetes, obesity, and hypertension.
Author(s): Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Marianna S. Wetherill, Jordan Hearod
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 107(3), 441-446
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
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