The State of Obesity 2023: Better Policies for a Healthier America
Presents the latest data available on adult and childhood obesity rates, with breakdowns by state and select demographic characteristics. Examines key current and emerging policies, provides funding opportunities, and outlines recommended policy actions. Includes a special feature that examines obesity trends over the past 20 years.
Author(s): Molly Warren, Madison West, Stacy Beck Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health view details
State Principles for Financing Substance Use Care, Treatment, and Support Services
Provides an overview of strategies to strengthen and finance evidence-based substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and support services. Focuses on the role of public health to address SUD, the need for appropriate policy, and plans to reduce access issues and health disparities in marginalized communities. Includes considerations and examples from rural areas.
Executive Summary, Webinar
Author(s): Hadley Fitzgerald, Disha Williams Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details
2022 Report to Congress on the State Opioid Response Grants (SOR)
Report details the outcomes of state opioid response (SOR) grants to Congress. Highlights demographic breakdown of people served by SOR programs and discusses key accomplishments by state/territory. Includes rural references throughout.
Author(s): Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Yngvild Olsen, MD, C. Danielle Johnson Byrd Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Folic Acid and IMPLICIT Program - The Mother To Baby Podcast
Provides an overview of the Interventions to Minimize Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants through Continuous Improvement Techniques (IMPLICIT) Network in rural Minnesota. Discusses the quality improvement program aimed at changing behavior and improving maternal and infant health. Transcript available by clicking the three dots above the description.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: MotherToBaby view details
Rural Health Value Summit: Driving Value Through Community-Based Partnerships
Provides an overview of a June 2023 summit regarding the intersection of rural providers and communities, value-based care and payment models, and social determinants of health (SDOH). Describes the efforts of Arkansas, Michigan, Oregon, and South Carolina communities that had representatives at the summit. Discusses opportunities for policymakers, payers, and health system leaders to build and support infrastructure to address social determinants of health in rural communities and offers possible next steps.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings, 2023
Provides standardized guidelines for public health officials, veterinarians, animal venue operators and exhibitors, farmers, visitors, and those concerned with minimizing health risks from contact with animals. Describes risks from infections such as enteric diseases, rabies, influenza, and others.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians Animal Contact Compendium Committee view details
Meeting the Health and Social Needs of LGBTQ+ Older Adults Through Medicaid
Brief describing the unique healthcare needs for older LGBTQ+ adults. Discusses health outcome disparities, discrimination, intersectionality, barriers to care, and the challenges for rural residents. Offers recommendations for improving outcomes for older, Medicaid-enrolled LGBTQ+ adults in California.
Author(s): Matthew Phan, Carrie Graham, Torshira Moffet, Jason Flatt Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details