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Rural Health
Resources by Type: Tool

Ag Health Risk Assessment Tool (AgHRA)
Self-assessment tool for farmers and ranchers focused on physical and mental health. Identifies steps to help reduce health risks. Includes a version specific to women.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: AgriSafe Network
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A Dose of Reality about Opioids: Find Naloxone
An interactive map identifying the location and contact information for pharmacies that carry the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone within the state of New Mexico.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organizations: New Mexico Human Services Department Behavioral Health Services Division, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP)
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Rural Community Ambulance Agency Transformation Toolkit
Provides a self-assessment and resources to help rural ambulance agencies move from volume to value and meet the core competencies outlined in the Baldridge Excellence Framework for Health Care. Offers resources related to EMS leadership, strategic planning, the workforce, operations and processes, community involvement, data collection and analysis, and quality outcomes.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Rural Communities in Crisis: A Critical Count to Save Lives During the Opioid Epidemic
A method rural communities can use to estimate the size and characteristics of the population who inject drugs. Includes a toolkit describing the approach and an online calculation tool that can be used to estimate service needs in a community related to the opioid crisis.
Additional links: Calculation Tool, Toolkit: Applying Population Estimation Methods in Rural America
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Scopes of Practice for Behavioral Health Professionals
Tool for finding state-by-state characteristics of the behavioral health professional workforce, including credentialing requirements and services they are allowed to perform.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center
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CAHMPAS Data Query Tool
Tool allows Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to compare their performance with other hospitals by location, quality measures, community data, and financials. The financials portion requires a login.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Rural Data Explorer
Interactive map for exploring county-level data on issues that impact rural health, including rural demographics, health disparities, the health workforce, and other topics.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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RHIhub Daily and Weekly Custom Alerts
Email updates listing additions to the RHIhub website. Users can indicate the issues and types of information they want to receive and choose to receive updates daily or weekly.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Peer Counties Tool
Excel spreadsheet listing groups of counties that are similar on key demographic, social, and economic indicators. Can be used to identify peer counties nationwide appropriate to compare on health factors and outcomes.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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ValView 2021 MIPS Estimator
Web-based tool allows providers to calculate a composite Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) score. Presents data submission methods to produce the highest base-line score and enables workflow adjustments to improve patient outcomes.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Valview by Marsden Advisors
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