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Resources by State: Oklahoma

Residency Training Locations of OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Graduates, Graduating Classes 2021-2023
Map showing the distribution of Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates in residencies in Oklahoma and across the U.S.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
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Indexed Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Geography for Oklahomans Age 25 to 64 (2016-2020)
Chart depicting mortality rates in Oklahoma for adults between 25 and 64. Compares rates between metropolitan and non-metropolitan tiers, all of Oklahoma, and the national rate for all causes of mortality, multiple chronic illnesses, cancer, stroke, suicide, opioids, and accidents. Click the full screen icon in the chart viewer to see the entire chart.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma State Department of Health State Health Assessment 2023
Discusses the findings of a 2023 statewide health assessment, noting health inequity at the census tract level and social determinants of health specific to Oklahoma. Includes overview of health behavior data, demographics, health challenges, and potential interventions for each of the 10 county health department districts and statewide.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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CATCH-UP Vaccines: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial Using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) Framework to Evaluate Education Interventions to Increase Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake in Oklahoma
Utilizes the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) to examine interventions that improve COVID-19 vaccine uptake in underserved areas of Oklahoma, including rural. Reviews process improvement, barrier elicitation and reduction, and teachable moment messaging as strategies to reduce vaccine health disparities in rural and underserved populations. Includes Oklahoma map showing vaccination rates by ZIP code.
Author(s): Amanda E. Janitz, Jordan M. Neil, Laura A. Bray, et al.
Citation: BMC Public Health, 23
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
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Training the Primary Care Workforce to Deliver Team-Based Care in Underserved Areas: The Teaching Health Center Program
Provides an overview of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. Describes the THCGME program's outcomes in training primary care medical and dental providers, the practice settings of THCGME family medicine graduates, and services provided by program graduates. Profiles four THCGME programs, including three programs that serve tribal or rural areas. Discusses challenges facing Teaching Health Centers, proposed solutions, and key takeaways and recommendations for policymakers.
Author(s): Emily Hawes, Jacob Rains, Candice Chen, Erin Fraher
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund
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Evaluation of the Cherokee Nation Hepatitis C Virus Elimination Program — Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma, 2015–2020
Reports results for the first five years of the Cherokee Nation Health Services hepatitis C virus (HCV) elimination program, which includes universal HCV screening, primary HCV workforce expansion, and harm reduction services.
Author(s): Whitney Essex, Molly Feder, Jorge Mera
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 72(22), 597-600
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Medicaid: Characteristics of and Expenditures for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Describes the health and demographic characteristics of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) enrolled in Medicaid home- and community-based programs in 2019 in six states: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Examines average per-beneficiary healthcare expenditures for I/DD beneficiaries in these states. Highlights the percentage of I/DD beneficiaries in rural areas of each state.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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The Rural Behavioral Health Crisis Continuum: Considerations and Emerging State Strategies
Presents examples of state strategies for bolstering the rural behavioral health crisis care continuum at each level of care.
Author(s): Miriam Pearsall, Sandra Wilkniss
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Oklahoma Health Professional Shortage Areas - Primary Care, 2023
Map depicting primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Oklahoma by county along with facility locations.
Date: 03/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma Health Professional Shortage Areas - Mental Health, 2023
Map depicting mental health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Oklahoma by county along with facility locations.
Date: 03/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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