How a Desert Town Is Growing Its Way to Better Health
Highlights the work of a community garden program to address food insecurity in Huachuca City, Arizona, by offering fresh produce to the rural desert community through partnerships with the local library and senior center. Discusses the development of the garden, how it responded to challenges related to water, and the efforts of the program to encourage healthy lifestyle through community and youth programming.
Author(s): Elizabeth Bellizzi Date: 07/2022 Type: Document view details
48th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference
Offers an agenda and presentation slides from the 2022 Arizona Rural Health Conference. Covers a variety of topics including workforce issues, health disparities, community partnerships, and more.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health view details
A Multisectoral Approach to Advance Health Equity in Rural Northern Arizona: County-Level Leaders' Perspectives on Health Equity
Discusses health inequity and the role of multisectoral leadership, including health and human services, public health, education, criminal justice, and policy, in addressing health inequity based on data for 5 rural Arizona counties from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative's Regional Health Equity Survey. Discusses the perspectives of multisectoral representatives on distribution of resources and services, causes of health inequity, and social determinants of health.
Author(s): Dulce J. Jiménez, Samantha Sabo, Mark Remiker, et al. Citation: BMC Public Health, 22, 960 Date: 05/2022 Type: Document view details
Arizona Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollment
Interactive tool depicting health insurance coverage data by county for Arizona, including Medicaid and marketplace health insurance enrollment, as well as the rate of uninsured. Draws data from the United States Census, American Community Survey and CMS data on the 2019-2020 open enrollment period for the ACA Marketplace.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Arizona
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and
Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified
Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals
located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Arizona Critical Access Hospitals: Community Health Needs
Brief summarizing the community health needs of Arizona Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) based on a Community Health Needs Assessment. Identifies participating CAHs, lists priorities of each facility, and compares CAH community health priorities to Arizona state health priorities.
Author(s): B. Koch, J. Hospodar, J. Bullock, D. Derksen Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health view details
Arizona Health Workforce Profile: Direct Care Workers (DCWs)
Brief examining the direct care workforce in Arizona, including a breakdown of home health and personal aides, Nursing Assistants, and Licensed Practical Nurses by small, medium, and large counties. Uses data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook and the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.
Author(s): B. Koch, S. Coates, C. Drake, D. Derksen Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Arizona Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Arizona in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details