Telehealth Use and Availability in VHA Outpatient Mental Health Care
Report discusses the use and availability of telehealth for outpatient mental healthcare within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Explores telehealth use and availability in rural areas, highlights barriers to both, and discusses how the VHA can adapt.
Author(s): PhiYen Nguyen, Izabela Sadej, Elsa Pearson Sites, et al. Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs view details
Medicare Payment Basics: Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Services Payment System
Overview of Medicare's payment system for inpatient psychiatric services provided in freestanding hospitals or specialized hospital-based units. Demonstrates how payments for these services are adjusted to reflect geographic differences in labor costs, and cost of care by facility and patient characteristics.
Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission view details
Vermont Suicide Data-Linkage Project: 2020-2021 Data Analysis
Identifies risk factors for suicide, populations at disproportionate risk for suicide, and patterns in how Vermonters who died by suicide interacted with various state, community systems, and
services prior to death. Features statistics with breakdowns including suicides by rural or urban residence and suicides of rural veterans.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Vermont Department of Health view details
Perceptions of Well-Being and the Economy in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska
Analyzes 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll Results related to how rural Nebraskans perceive their current and future well-being, life satisfaction, personal finances, the health of the economy, the usefulness of education, and more. Includes survey data and demographic information on survey respondents.
Author(s): Rebecca Vogt, Heather Akin, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, et al. Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln view details
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health 2022-3 Annual Report
Highlights work of the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health between September 2022 and September 2023 in 9 Midwestern states. Projects include training, networking, funding, education, and research related to various occupational hazards, mental health, women in agriculture, roadway safety, and more.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health view details
Oregon Areas of Unmet Health Care Need Report, 2023
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: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
Mental Health Outcomes Among Patients Living in US Counties Lacking Broadband Access and Psychiatrists
Presents a study on mental health access for people who live in counties without psychiatrists and broadband coverage. Discusses the expansion of telehealth services for mental healthcare and consultation. Aims to evaluate mental health access in mostly rural counties with a workforce shortage and a lack of broadband access.
Author(s): Tarun Ramesh, Ryan K. McBain, Jonathan H. Cantor, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(9), e2333781 Date: 09/2023 Type: Document view details
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022
Presents information on issues such as crime, safety, use of illegal substances, and bullying in schools utilizing multiple national datasets. Includes statistics on school shootings, non-fatal violent crime, school reports on crime and discipline problems, and more. Provides statistics on percentage of schools offering mental health services as well as prevalence of bullying broken down by city, suburban, town, and rural.
Author(s): Véronique Irwin, Ke Wang, Jiashan Cui, Alexandra Thompson Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Education Statistics view details