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Rural Health
Resources by State: Wyoming

Pathways to Locally Based Integrated Health Care
Presentation slides by Keith Mueller from the 15th Annual Western Region Flex Conference in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Includes a discussion of the growth of primary care in rural communities as a delivery system for integrated health care, allowing connection to services elsewhere. Provides information on Medicare Payment systems, ACOs in the Western region, public versus private policy trajectories, CAH value messages, and inpatient care alternatives.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Wyoming's Physician Workforce in 2016
Findings brief describing size, distribution, and education history of the physician workforce in Wyoming. Features statistics on various specialties with breakdowns by urban, overall rural, large rural, small rural, and isolated small rural areas.
Author(s): Susan M. Skillman, Arati Dahal
Date: 02/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: UW Center for Health Workforce Studies, WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network
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Animals Help People Heal in Rural Areas
Discusses the role of service and therapy animals in rural communities. Features service dogs of Hawaii, therapeutic riding horses of Wyoming, and a Florida skilled nursing facility with a therapy pig and tortoise.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Wyoming
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Wyoming Medicaid SFY 2015 Annual Report
Provides a comprehensive report of Wyoming’s Medicaid program, including sections with information and data for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) on types of services provided, enrollment, cost of services, and service utilization.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wyoming Department of Health
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The State HIE Program Four Years Later: Key Findings on Grantees’ Experiences from a Six-State Review
Provides information on health information exchange (HIE) efforts in six states: Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming. Includes the population density for each of those states. Discusses supportive factors and challenges in implementing state-wide health information exchange services.
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: NORC at the University of Chicago
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Wyoming Primary Care Association Annual Report 2014
An overview of the Wyoming Primary Care Association's activities supporting the work of community health centers in rural and urban Wyoming.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wyoming Primary Care Association
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Health Workforce Assessment: Tools for Policymakers and Planners
A primer on key rural health workforce assessment concepts, the use of workforce projections to examine policy scenarios, and data resources for the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Author(s): Susan M. Skillman, Davis G. Patterson, Susan M. Skillman, et al.
Date: 07/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
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What Is Rural in the WWAMI States? Why Definitions Matter?
Discusses the definitions of rural and the impacts of using the differing definitions in Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Author(s): Susan M. Skillman, Davis G. Patterson, Denise M. Lishner, Mark P. Doescher, Meredith A. Fordyce
Date: 07/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: UW Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Building and Maintaining the Rural Health Workforce: Resources and Strategies
Provides examples of national and regional programs that support education, recruitment and retention of rural health care providers with a focus on Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Author(s): Davis G. Patterson, Denise M. Lishner, Susan M. Skillman, Mark P. Doescher
Date: 07/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: UW Center for Health Workforce Studies
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