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Development and Deployment of Community Health Workers in Delaware
A guide for establishing a Community Health Worker program in the state of Delaware. Includes information about certification requirements and reimbursement mechanisms, along with model programs from other states.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Delaware Center for Health Innovation, Delaware Health and Social Services
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Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Needs of Middle-Aged and Older Adults: A Rural-Urban Comparison in Delaware, USA
A comparison of transportation patterns and costs for middle-aged and older adult Medicaid patients for medical care in rural versus urban Delaware. These patients were eligible for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) services. Discusses transportation barriers to care for rural residents, including cost, availability, and accessibility and suggests solutions for connecting residents to needed services.
Author(s): Matthew Lee Smith, Thomas R. Prohaska, Kara E. MacLeod, et al.
Location: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(2)
Date: 02/2017
Type: Document
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Delaware Primary Care Health Needs Assessment 2015
A report assessing healthcare needs, access, and disparities in the state. Includes statistics and data about health rankings, health disparities, workforce capacity, and sample healthcare programs and facilities.
Date: 02/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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Community Health Center Growth & Sustainability: State Profiles From the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States
Provides health and economic data, and Medicaid policy information regarding community health centers (CHCs) in rural and urban areas, from 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia.
Author(s): Dan Lowenstein, Nancy Lager, Tom Manning
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RCHN Community Health Foundation
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Recruitment and Retention in Designated Shortage Areas: The Effectiveness of Obligatory Health Care Recruitment Programs in the Recruitment and Retention of Health Care Service Providers in Delaware
Examines the role federal and state primary care recruitment programs with service obligations play in recruiting and retaining healthcare providers in Delaware. Discusses factors that impact retention of providers after their service obligation is completed. Includes information specific to rural recruitment and retention.
Author(s): Lisa Gilman
Date: 09/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Division of Public Health
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Delaware: All HPSA Designations
Shows the Delaware Health Professional Shortage Areas designated as having shortages of primary medical care, or dental or mental health providers.
Date: 2012
Type: Map/Mapping System
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Delaware: Primary Care HPSA Designations
Shows the primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) in Delaware.
Date: 2012
Type: Map/Mapping System
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Delaware: Dental HPSA Designations
Shows the dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) in Delaware.
Date: 2012
Type: Map/Mapping System
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Delaware: Mental Health HPSA Designations
Shows the mental health provider Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) in Delaware.
Date: 2012
Type: Map/Mapping System
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Delaware Health Centers Research & Data
Provides maps of FQHC locations and communities experiencing shortages of primary care physicians. Also includes information on the populations served by health centers, services provided, staff, patient visits, costs of care, and use of electronic health information.
Type: Website
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Delaware
Lists statistics on population, educational attainment, employment, income, farm characteristics, and farm financial indicators for the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Delaware KIDS COUNT Data Center (KCDC)
Provides data on child well-being for the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Delaware QuickFacts
Basic demographic and economic statistics for the state, with links to county-level data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Delaware State Health Facts
The latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation. Individual state profiles and 50-state comparisons.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Delaware Resources.


Last Updated: 7/21/2017