Evolving Perceptions of COVID-19 Vaccines among Remote Alaskan Communities
Highlights a study on COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among remote Alaskan communities. Details levels of vaccine hesitancy, vaccination, and feelings about the vaccine over the course of the pandemic. Breaks down participant data by age, race, and healthcare access, among other measures.
Author(s): Micah B. Hahn, Ruby L. Fried, Patricia Cochran, Laura P. Eichelberger Citation: International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 81(1) Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details
Oregon Areas of Unmet Health Care Need Report 2021
Covers nine variables that describe areas of unmet
healthcare need in Oregon and measure access to primary
care, mental, and oral healthcare services. Areas of unmet
need are scored based on variables within the following
categories: availability of providers, ability to afford
care, and utilization. Includes statistics and county-level
information by service areas.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
In New Mexico, Pathways Care Coordination Supports People With Opioid Use Disorder
Describes the efforts of the rural New Mexico-based Rio Arriba Health and Human Services to treat individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) through an outcomes-based chronic disease care coordination model. Discusses challenges of treating OUD in a rural frontier county, including limited transportation, housing concerns, and involvement in the criminal justice system.
Author(s): Beth Connolly, Leslie Paulson Date: 06/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts view details
Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book - Tenth Edition
Provides an overview of the health and healthcare in rural and frontier Nevada. Offers state and county-level data on the resident population, economic and social characteristics, insurance coverage, population health, the healthcare workforce, and the healthcare delivery system.
Author(s): Tabor Griswold, John Packham, Jeannine Warner, Laima Etchegoyhen Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Nevada State Office of Rural Health, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives view details
Arizona Frontier Special Area (SArea) 2020 Statistical Profile
Identifies the frontier areas in Arizona and provides data on the demographics, natality and infant mortality, and healthcare utilization of populations in those areas compared to rural and urban areas in Arizona. Includes data on health workforce to population ratios and healthcare facilities and services.
Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development view details
Oregon Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Facilities
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying the locations of hospitals participating in the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP), whether they are type A or B, and whether they are located in a frontier county.
Date: 01/2021 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details