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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

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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Oklahoma General Medical Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals in Rural Areas
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying all Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), general medical surgical hospitals, and general/long-term acute care hospitals located in rural areas of the state. Map is shaded to highlight the boundaries of rural and urban census tracts.
Date: 02/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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An Innovative Community-Based Model for Improving Preventive Care in Rural Counties
Describes the implementation and evaluation of a rural community-based patient outreach program to deliver preventive care through the use of a wellness coordinator, community health organizations, and primary care practices in rural Oklahoma.
Author(s): Zsolt J. Nagykaldi, Dewey Scheid, Daniel Zhao, Bhawani Mishra, Tracy Greever-Rice
Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(5), 583-591
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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Partnerships & Results in the New Era: 2017 Annual Report
Overviews the Oklahoma Hospital Association's (OHA) 2017 leadership and advocacy efforts, including efforts to support Oklahoma's rural hospitals.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Hospital Association
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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma: SMART Program
Describes the Set Morals and Resist Temptations (SMART) program, promoting evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education for youth ages 11-19 in 4 high-need rural Southeast Oklahoma counties.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Office of Adolescent Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
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A Comparison of Medicaid Dental Claims Data in 2 States with Different Adult Dental Benefits, 2012-2013
Compares enrollment and utilization of adult Medicaid dental benefits in Oklahoma and New York from 2012-2013. Analyzes for age, race, and gender, as well as for rural, urban, and mixed urban-rural areas.
Author(s): Simona Surdu, Margaret Langelier, Jean Moore
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oral Health Workforce Research Center
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Oklahoma
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Implementation of the Federal Rural IMPACT Demonstration
Overview of the first year of the White House Rural Council and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' demonstration project, focused on improving social determinants of health and designed to reduce poverty through coordinated services for children and parents. Discusses key findings and identifies possible lessons for policymakers and stakeholders. Includes appendix with profiles of the 10 demonstration sites.
Author(s): Alana Landey, Pam Winston, Pierre Joseph
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Building on the History of the State Offices of Rural Health: Celebrating 25 Years of Service
Provides an overview of the history of the State Offices of Rural Health program and National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. Highlights the work of the SORHs in Minnesota, South Carolina, and Oklahoma.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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