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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Arizona Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Arizona in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Arizona Medically Underserved Areas: Biennial Report 2022
Biennial report for Arizona containing a list of Primary Care Areas (PCAs) by county, maps of medically underserved areas, and a list of Arizona State Loan Repayment Program sites. Describes methodology for designating PCAs as Medically Underserved Areas (AzMUAs), including ratio of population to primary care, travel distance to a primary care physician, and health insurance status, among other factors.
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health Annual Report, FY 2022
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), and other programs.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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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
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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: 07/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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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
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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
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Arizona State Plan on Aging 2023 – 2026
Offers a 4-year plan for Arizona's Division of Adult and Aging Services (DAAS) outlining priorities and objectives. Addresses rural and tribal issues throughout, discussing access to quality care, well-being and safety, strengthening the paraprofessional and professional workforce, and enhancing care delivery infrastructure. Includes summaries of needs assessment comments.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Economic Security
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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.
Additional links: Methods
Date: 04/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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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
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Last Updated: 11/17/2022