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Resources by State: Utah

Rural Disparities in Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Health among Utah Prostate Cancer Survivors
Poster analyzing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease diagnosis among rural and urban prostate cancer survivors in Utah, utilizing Utah SEER Cancer Registry and Utah Population Database data for diagnoses between 1997 and 2015. Identifies rural-urban disparities in disease incidence rates, demographic characteristics, and first-course treatment methods.
Author(s): Shaelee Nielsen, Brock O'Neil, Bayarmaa Mark, Mia Hashibe
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
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Evaluating Maternal Health Capacity Building in Rural and Underserved Areas: A Research Protocol
Describes a research protocol evaluating a project addressing maternal care shortages in rural and underserved areas of Utah.
Author(s): R.W. Owens, T.C. Whittaker, A. Galt, et al.
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 23(4)
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Utah
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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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RCORP: Helping Meet Rural Needs
Video series featuring the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), a multi-year initiative that funds a range of grant programs to help rural communities treat and prevent opioid use disorder. RCORP grantees share how they have used this funding to address the needs of their communities.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Utah Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Utah in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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2023 Rural Opioid and Stimulant Wellness Summit
Videos of presentations at the 2023 Rural Opioid and Stimulant Wellness Summit in Utah. Topics discussed include farmer mental health, adverse childhood experiences, equine-assisted therapy for veterans, pharmacology, person first language and stigma, harm reduction, peer support, complementary treatment options, and use of opioids and stimulants in Utah. Captions available in the video player.
Date: 10/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Utah State University Extension
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Leveraging Career Pathway Programs: State Strategies to Combat Health Care Workforce Shortages
Provides an overview of healthcare career pathway programs states have implemented to address or mitigate workforce shortages. Describes programs across various stages of education, including K-12, community college, and undergraduate programs. Highlights two undergraduate programs focused on rural healthcare - Nebraska's Rural Health Opportunities Program and Utah's Rural and Underserved Utah Training Experience (RUUTE) - as well as a regional rural nurse practitioner residency program in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
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The Rural Behavioral Health Crisis Continuum: Considerations and Emerging State Strategies
Presents examples of state strategies for bolstering the rural behavioral health crisis care continuum at each level of care.
Author(s): Miriam Pearsall, Sandra Wilkniss
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Western Rural Development Center 2023 Annual Report
Describes partnerships and initiatives of the Western Rural Development Center in 2023. Discusses economic and community development, broadband, equity in the forestry industry, climate education, networking and collaboration, and extension outreach.
Date: 2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Western Rural Development Center
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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
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