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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

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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Using Data to Drive Change: Targeting High Service Utilizers
Describes how an urban physician practice in Oklahoma is using patient billing data to better understand how patients are seeking and receiving care. Discusses how lessons from this example could be used by rural providers.
Date: 08/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Care Management for Medicaid Enrollees Through Community Health Teams
Presents data from a 2011 to 2012 review of state Medicaid medical home programs in eight states. Identifies community health team programs, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), that provide an array of services, such as care coordination to self-management coaching. Includes information on small or rural practices.
Author(s): Mary Takach, Jason Buxbaum
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Weight Status of American Indian and White Elementary School Students Living in the Same Rural Environment, Oklahoma, 2005-2009
Compares statistics on American Indian and white students at three schools in Anadarko, Oklahoma, with categories ranging from underweight to very obese. Includes breakdowns by year, weight status, race, sex, and age.
Author(s): Amanda E. Janitz, William E. Moore, Aietah L. Stephens, Kathryn E. Abbott, June E. Eichner
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 9
Date: 03/2012
Type: Document
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Estimating the Economic Impact of Telemedicine in a Rural Community
Reports on site visits to twenty-four rural hospitals in the Midwest to develop a methodology for estimating the economic impact of telemedicine on a rural community.
Author(s): Brian E. Whitacre
Date: 08/2011
Type: Document
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Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories
Highlights health information technology (HIT) successes, including rural projects funded by the Transforming Healthcare Quality through Information Technology (THQIT) program.
Author(s): Melanie Au, Suzanne Felt-Lisk, Grace Anglin, Andrew Clarkwest
Date: 09/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Economic Loss to Community from Primary Care Practitioner Shortage
Describes the costs to a community if the local healthcare system is experiencing a shortage of primary care practitioners. Includes statistics on the economic impact of primary care physicians in rural Oklahoma.
Author(s): Gerald Doeksen, Cheryl F. St. Clair
Date: 05/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Rural Health Works
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