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State Innovation Model Testing Awards from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center: Highlighting Rural Focus
Summarizes the activities and accomplishments of rural-specific State Innovation Models (SIM) in 11 states: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Vermont. Describes the SIM initiative, which began in 2012 to support states committed to designing and testing strategies for payment model and delivery system reform.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Innovations from the Field: AAAs Work to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Presents case studies of how seven Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) implemented equity and inclusion efforts within their organizations and through service delivery. Highlights programs serving rural Iowa, Oregon, and New York.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USAging
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Trajectories of Handgun Carrying in Rural Communities From Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood
Results of a study of 2,002 students in 12 communities across 7 states, to explore the patterns, frequency, and duration of handgun carrying among youths growing up in rural areas. Features demographics and statistics including percentage of respondents carrying a handgun at least once in the previous 12 months and frequency of handgun carrying with breakdowns by age.
Author(s): Alice M. Ellyson, Emma L. Gause, Sabrina Oesterle, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 5(4)
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Overcoming Disparities in Surgical Care among Native Americans
Discusses the disparity in access to oncologic surgical care for Native Americans. Details a pathway program at the Oregon Health & Science University aimed as increasing matriculation rates among Native Americans into medicals school.
Author(s): Thomas L. Sutton, Brett C. Sheppard
Citation: Bulletin of The American College of Surgeons
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Oregon
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Western Rural Development Center 2021 Annual Report
Describes partnerships and initiatives of the Western Rural Development Center in 2021, including research projects examining rural workforce and community development, climate resiliency and education, youth mental health and well-being.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Western Rural Development Center
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Oregon Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas
A county-level map of Oregon map identifying Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 03/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Source Matters: A Survey of Cost Variation for Fecal Immunochemical Tests in Primary Care
Examines contextual factors associated with selection and cost of fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) for colorectal cancer screening, using data from surveys of primary care practices involved with the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network. Features statistics including type of FIT and cost, and characteristics of participating practices, with breakdowns by urban, rural, or frontier location.
Author(s): Jennifer Coury, Katrina Ramsey, Rose Gunn, Jon Judkins, Melinda Davis
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 22(204)
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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Advancing Transcultural Care through Cultural Competency
Profiles St. Charles Madras Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in Jefferson County, Oregon. Discusses the hospital's efforts to establish cultural competence through the implementation of components of evidence-based guidelines to improve the American Indian and Hispanic or Latino patient experiences.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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How Becoming a "Blue Zone" Advanced the Health of Klamath Falls, Oregon
Case study featuring Sky Lakes Medical Center, a not-for-profit, community-owned, acute-care teaching hospital in rural Oregon. Describes a variety of community partnerships underway to help meet the needs of the community, including the Healthy Klamath Coalition, Klamath Works, and the Blue Zones Project.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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