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Resources by Topic: Primary care

Nebraska Family Medicine Map
Shows family medicine state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Kansas County-Level Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations
Listing of Primary Care, Dental Health, and Mental Health HPSA designations for all counties in Kansas, including designation type (population or geographic) and HPSA score.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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Oklahoma Federally Qualified Health Center Service Sites
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), FQHC service sites, geographic Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), and primary care low income designation.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Primary Care Innovations and PCMH Map
Interactive map of the U.S. showing public and commercial programs using patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) and enhanced primary care teams to improve healthcare delivery. Includes options to view the information by national, state, and list views and also provides a description of each program. Programs can be narrowed by using "rural" as a keyword when in list view.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Primary Care Collaborative
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) - Primary Care
A map of the U.S. displaying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA scores for primary care by county, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, Fact Sheet
Lists activities of the Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, including descriptions of programs related to primary care, rural hospitals and health networks, and health workforce development.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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Health Extension Toolkit
Intended for a wide audience and designed as a tool for states to use as they collaborate to improve the quality of primary care practices as well as community health, using a model based on the agricultural Cooperative Extension Service. Includes chapters on engagement, the Health Extension model, primary care, population health, and sustainability, and features profiles on lead states Pennsylvania, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Oklahoma.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Rural Taxonomy of Population and Health-Resource Characteristics
Identifies and classifies comparable rural communities and places based on features associated with population and health resources. Contains documentation on the development and the methodology of the taxonomy, and a U.S. map, state maps, and tables of rural Primary Care Service Areas (PCSA) classified by their taxonomy.
Additional links: Policy Brief, Technical Report
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Migrant Clinicians Network: Tools and Resources
Features a catalog of tools and resources for migrant and community health centers. Includes resources such as healthcare organizations, patient education tools, clinical guidelines, and documents on primary care issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Migrant Clinicians Network
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New Mexico Project ECHO
Supports the ECHO model of sharing medical knowledge and expanding treatment capacity in areas of need, both rural and urban, by connecting local clinicians in weekly virtual clinics with specialists located at academic medical centers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
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