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Resources by State: Oklahoma

Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical area Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) mental health providers in the state.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical population Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income population HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental providers.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical area Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), population group HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) primary care providers.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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The Effects of Play Streets on Social and Community Connectedness in Rural Communities
Reports the results of a study looking at the impacts of the Play Streets program that seeks to increase physical activity among children in rural communities located in North Carolina, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Texas. Shares information from focus groups and interviews to further understand the added social and community benefits from the program.
Author(s): M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Tyler Prochnow, Andrew C. Pickett, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(19), 9976
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
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Grantee Sourcebook: Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program, 2020-2021
Detailed descriptions of 7 Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2020. Reports on each grantee's key Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) strategies, secondary focus areas, target populations served, network development and planning activities, initial outcomes of their planning work, and sustainability strategies of the HIV/AIDS rural health networks and HIV-related programming beyond the planning year. Grantee profiles identify the geographic areas served, network partners, and primary contact person.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Keeping the Doors Open: Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Benefit from Federally Funded Technical Assistance
Features the work of Texas A&M's Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH), which provides technical assistance through a federally funded program for vulnerable hospitals. Highlights the experiences of a participating Oklahoma hospital.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Preconception Health Disparities and Birth Outcomes among Foreign-Born and Native-Born Hispanic Women in Oklahoma
Evaluates the birth outcomes for Hispanic Oklahoma women, comparing those born in and out of the United States. Considers the mother's age, education, health insurance, and rurality. Makes recommendations to improve birth outcomes.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Innovations in Native American Communities
Report highlights the efforts of tribal programs to address opioid use disorder in their communities. Presents success stories of programs providing culturally competent treatment, prevention, and recovery for American Indian and Alaska Native communities in several states.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
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Primary Care Case Management in Medicaid: A Strategy for Supporting Primary Care in Rural Areas
Describes how Medicaid agencies in five states - Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Idaho, and Oklahoma - utilize primary care case management (PCCM) programs to strengthen primary care, particularly in rural areas. Identifies three strategies implemented by some or all of these states to support primary care providers, and highlights lessons learned for state Medicaid programs that want to strengthen primary care in rural areas.
Author(s): Neva Kaye
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Understanding the Rural Swing Bed: More than Just a Reimbursement Policy
Provides an overview of the swing bed program and its role as a patient-centric post-acute care solution that helps rural hospitals serve their communities. Discusses the impact of the program, reimbursement, quality measures, and more.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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