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Arizona Resources

COVID-19: Southern Border Toolkit for Partners
Provides resources to help communities provide timely, effective, and culturally appropriate COVID-19 messaging along the United States-Mexico border. Includes sample social media posts, print publications, radio public service announcements, and videos in English and Spanish.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health Annual Report, FY 2020-21
Highlights the Center for Rural Health's accomplishments, and describes challenges and opportunities for improving the health of rural Arizonans in the upcoming year. Discusses the Arizona Rural Hospital Flexibility program (AzFLEX, the Arizona Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (AzSHIP), the Arizona First Responders Initiative, and other programs.
Author(s): Arizona Center for Rural Health
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
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Arizona Department of Health Services - COVID-19
Resources and information on Arizona's response to COVID-19, including public health recommendations, state press releases, and information on COVID-19 cases in the state.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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47th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference
Offers presentation slides and video recordings from the 2021 Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference. Covers a wide variety of topics including infrastructure needs in rural communities, telehealth and distance learning, prevention efforts to address social determinants of health, and more.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Arizona's Physician Shortage: Monitoring Rural Physician Retention and Relocation
Brief discussing rural physician shortage issues in Arizona, offering national-level standards for physician age, education, and structural factors impacting retention. Offers recommendations related to physician surveys to monitor shortages and workforce needs in the state.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Arizona READI
Discusses the Arizona Rural EMS Advanced Telemedicine Demonstration Initiative (AzREADI) program, which uses telemedicine to support rural emergency services by connecting EMS with physicians during service calls. Discusses challenges of providing EMS services in rural Arizona.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Public Media
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Rurality is Associated with Increased Drive Times to Opioid Treatment Programs in Arizona
Research brief presenting data on drive times to reach opioid treatment programs and Federally Qualified Health Centers, comparing rural, small town, micropolitan, and metropolitan areas.
Author(s): Rachel Gildersleeve, Benjamin Brady, Bryna Koch, Doug Campos-Outcalt, Daniel Derksen
Date: 05/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Arizona County Health Insurance Coverage Profiles
Details health insurance coverage data by county for Arizona, including Medicaid and marketplace health insurance enrollment, as well as the rate of uninsured.
Author(s): Bryna Koch
Date: 05/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Identifying & Prioritizing Factors that Influence Missed Appointments in a Rural American Indian HCF
Video describing a study in which de-identified electronic health records from the Tsehootsooi Medical Center in Arizona were analyzed to predict factors that influenced missed appointments in a rural Navajo Nation hospital. Transcript available by clicking the 3 dots above the Subscribe button.
Author(s): Dominic Clichee
Date: 04/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Western Region Public Health Training Center
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Arizona Health Workforce Profile: Critical Care
Report presenting the distribution of critical care workforce and infrastructure, comparing rural and urban counties. Offers data by county and breaks down workforce by physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists.
Author(s): B Koch, S Coates, C Drake, D Derksen
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Last Updated: 9/14/2021