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Utah Primary Care Needs Assessment 2018
Assesses the primary care need in the state of Utah. Reviews indicators of healthcare access, health status, social determinants of health, and the primary care workforce shortages in Utah. Includes information and maps on primary care, dental, and mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Additional links: Individual Small Health Area Snapshot Reports
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Snapshot of Rural Health in Colorado, 2019
Provides an overview of rural health in Colorado. Includes data and statistics on a variety of indicators, such as education, poverty, rural economy, healthcare coverage and access, rural health information technology, mental health, oral health, emergency medical services (EMS) and workforce shortages. Covers two critical issues for rural Colorado: opioid abuse and hospital finances.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center
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Opioid-Related Hospital Stays Among Women in the United States, 2016
Examines opioid-related hospitalizations among women 15 years of age and older. Provides data by location of patient residence for large metropolitan, small/medium metro, and micropolitan/noncore (rural) areas addressing: opioid-related compared to non-opioid stays; co-occurring mental disorder or pregnancy/childbirth; stays related to opioid abuse/dependence, opioid adverse events, and opioid poisoning/self-harm; and patient race/ethnicity by location of residence.
Author(s): Audrey J. Weiss, Kimberly W. McDermott, Kevin C. Heslin
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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AKVDRS Suicide Death Update - Alaska, 2012-2017
Details a study on the suicide death rate in Alaska from 2012-2017. Features rates for American Indian and Alaska Native, by substance use, and by region.
Citation: State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin, 1
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
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Not Missing the Opportunity: Improving Depression Screening and Follow-Up in a Multicultural Community
Highlights a study on the effectiveness of screening for depression in rural, multicultural, communities. Details the practices of an FQHC in central Virgina that serves a large refugee community surrounded by a rural community.
Author(s): Ann M. Schaeffer, Diana Jolles
Citation: The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 45(1), 31-39
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
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Evaluating Coverage of Selected Domains in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health: NSDUH Methodological Report
Highlights the methodological parameters of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health study. Includes selection information for rural and American Indian and Alaska Native groups.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Improving Care to Prevent Suicide Among People with Serious Mental Illness: Proceedings of a Workshop
Reports on workshop discussions held September 11-12, 2018 and a moderated Twitter chat hosted October 4, 2018 regarding mental illness and suicide risk. Addresses what is known about serious mental illness and suicide risk, what is being done about it, and recommendations for future action. Includes examples of suicide prevention interventions. Chapter 5 focuses on Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
Author(s): Board on Health Care Services
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders and Poverty Among Children Aged 2–8 Years — United States, 2016
Examines parental reports of mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders in children 2-8 years of age, comparing children in higher-income households with those in lower-income households. Includes data by urban/rural community status for urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated areas.
Author(s): Robyn A. Cree, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Lara R. Robinson, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(50), 1377-1383
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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New Mexico Substance Use Epidemiology Profile
Provides county-level data on substance use in New Mexico for youth and adults, with breakdowns by race/ethnicity. Covers alcohol, illicit drugs, tobacco, and mental health. Addresses deaths due to drug overdoses, smoking, alcohol, and suicide, and emergency room visits related to opioid overdoses.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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America’s Health Rankings Annual Report 2018
Provides a national and state-by-state overview of population health by analyzing 35 measures to describe health outcomes in the U.S. Provides rural specific information and statistics by residence, obesity, excessive alcohol use, physical inactivity, smoking, diabetes, health status, mental and physical distress.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: United Health Foundation
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