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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

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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Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) & Medically Underserved Areas (MUA/Ps)
Map showing the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the Oklahoma City metro area, overlaid to show which facilities serve Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) or Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs). Included list provides the name, address, facility type, contact information, and rural/urban designation for each FQHC in the area.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma Health Workforce Data Book (2014-2015)
Describes the supply and distribution of actively practicing health professionals in Oklahoma. Designed to be easily accessible for state, county, and local planning groups, presents information collected between June 2014 and May 2015. Includes several maps and charts identifying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUA/MUPs), the locations of healthcare facilities, various population-to-provider ratios, and more.
Additional links: State Overview Update, 2017
Author(s): Joe Fairbanks, Jane Garner, Mollie Kimpel, et al.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Medicaid Enrollment in Oklahoma by County, 2015
An interactive map of Medicaid enrollment in Oklahoma by county for the state fiscal year 2015. Includes total population data and the proportion of each county's population that is enrolled in Medicaid.
Date: 2015
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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The Economic Impact of a Rural Dentist
Measures the impact that a dentist has on a rural county. Uses data from 13 rural dental clinics through Oklahoma, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Nevada.
Author(s): Gerald A. Doeksen, Fred C. Eilrich, Cheryl F. St. Clair
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Rural Health Works
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Oklahoma 2014 State of the State's Health Report
Reports on the health status of Oklahoma citizens. Presents several health indicators, including data by county. Compares Oklahoma data to that of the United States. Report mentions the importance of sustaining the public health workforce, the limited access to prenatal care, and the availability of primary care physicians.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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