The Dakota 10: School Nutrition Success With Shared Services
Provides an overview of 10 rural school districts in South Dakota that created a shared services model to strengthen their nutrition programs. Describes the process of utilizing grant funds to build infrastructure and create plans that sustain a shared services model.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: No Kid Hungry view details
Comparing Public Transportation Services for Rural States in the Upper Midwest and Great Plains Region
Analyzes the availability of public transportation in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Minnesota by comparing the availability of rural transit and urban transit services in these states. Includes county-level maps showing level of transportation services by days and hours available, rural trips per capita, and rural vehicle revenue miles (VRM) per capita. Provides a list of rural, tribal, and urban transit agencies by state, including those servicing medical trips.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson, Bright Quayson, Zhila Dehdari Ebrahimi Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute view details
Medicaid: Characteristics of and Expenditures for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Describes the health and demographic characteristics of adults with
intellectual or developmental
disabilities (I/DD) enrolled in Medicaid home- and community-based programs in 2019 in six states: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Examines average per-beneficiary healthcare expenditures for I/DD beneficiaries in these states. Highlights the percentage of I/DD beneficiaries in rural areas of each state.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
The State Perspective on Rural Behavioral Health Crisis Services
Provides an overview of a 12-month State Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services to help five states - Montana, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin - work to improve rural behavioral health crisis services. Summarizes lessons learned, successes, and next steps. Covers data-informed strategies, cross-state and stakeholder partnerships, financing and funding approaches, the behavioral health workforce, and telehealth.
Author(s): Miriam Pearsall, Sandra Wilkniss Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy view details
Who Cannot Afford to Pay Medical Bills in the North Central Region?
Reports on survey respondents from the North Central Region who struggled to pay bills within the last 12 months. Provides data by state, health status, income level, employment status, business type, business profitability, household type, marital status, gender, age, and race/ethnicity. Some of the demographic groups are further broken down by rural versus urban location.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development view details
South Dakota Health Status Profiles by County
Provides 2021 demographic data and 2017-2021 health status data including natality and mortality for the state of South Dakota and its counties.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health view details
Serving Native American Households Using ERA: Learning from High-Spending Programs
Examines high-spending Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) on Native lands to address housing issues such as overcrowding, homelessness, and application accessibility, among others. Examines 7 Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and Nebraska. Provides background on housing instability, statistics about allocated funding and households served by ERA, and challenges TDHEs face.
Author(s): Neetu Nair, Sophie Siebach-Glover, Andrew Aurand Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Low Income Housing Coalition, United Native American Housing Association view details
South Dakota 2022 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
Provides county level data on the number of HIV/AIDS cases for South Dakota. Addresses co-infections with other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and characteristics of infected residents.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health view details
Increasing Knowledge of Palliative Care in South Dakota
Describes the creation of the South Dakota Palliative Care Network and discusses its work to increase knowledge of palliative care among rural healthcare professionals, nursing students, and community members in the state.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details