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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

Remote Pharmacy Services Offer Quality Assurance
Describes the use of Remote Pharmacist Services (RPS) in critical access hospitals (CAHs) and other small hospitals to reduce medication errors.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor, 2009(Fall)
Date: 11/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Pharmacies Struggle to Survive
Describes the North Dakota Telepharmacy Project that outreaches to rural communities.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor, 2009(Fall)
Date: 11/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Enhanced Primary Care Case Management Programs in Medicaid: Issues and Options for States
Examines the development and implementation of enhanced primary care case management (PCCM) programs in Oklahoma, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Arkansas. Describes different PCCM programs focusing on program options to improve care coordination and care management for the chronically ill and disabled. Covers program cost and saving measures and PCCM lessons learned.
Author(s): James M. Verdier, Vivian Byrd, Christal Stone
Date: 09/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Health Care Strategies, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
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The Economic Impact of a Typical Rural Community Pharmacy
Describes the results of a survey of rural pharmacy owners in Oklahoma to analyze the economic impact of a typical, rural community pharmacy in Oklahoma.
Author(s): Cheryl F. St. Clair, Gerald A. Doeksen, Paul Moore
Date: 12/2007
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Rural Health Works
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Innovative Primary Care Case Management Programs Operating in Rural Communities: Case Studies of Three States
Discusses state programs that provide enhanced benefits to Medicaid beneficiaries such as enhanced primary care case management (PCCM). Includes examples from three states: Florida, North Carolina, and Oklahoma.
Additional links: Findings Brief, March 2003: Design of Enhanced Primary Care Case Management Programs Operating in Rural Communities: Lessons Learned from Three States
Author(s): Pam Silberman, Stephanie Poley, Rebecca Slifkin
Date: 01/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Economic Importance of the Health Care Sector on a Rural Economy
Presents a model that measures direct and secondary employment and income impacts of the health sector, using a rural Oklahoma community as a case study.
Author(s): Gerald A. Doeksen, Val Schott
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 3, 135
Date: 05/2002
Type: Document
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Checotah, Oklahoma, June 4-6, 2000
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, part of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Meeting included the following topics: FORHP update, State Planning Grant Program, Medicare reform, health disparities, and the economic impact of the health care system.
Date: 06/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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The Oklahoma Rural Health Care Plan 2000
Provides a framework for the improvement of health for rural populations in Oklahoma with a focus on the development and implementation of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program.
Date: 2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
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Oklahoma State of the State’s Health Report
Reports on the health status of Oklahoma's citizens. Presents interactive datasets by health indicators, counties, and demographic factors on a A-F grade scale. Bases grades on the national average for the selected indicators.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma State Department of Health: Data and Reports
Lists several documents and maps that provide an overview of Oklahoma's healthcare landscape. Includes information on Oklahoma's healthcare workforce, healthcare facilities, National Health Service Corps (NHSC) providers, and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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