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Delaware Resources

Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Delaware
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 10/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Increasing Cancer Screening Rates: The Role of Nurse Navigators in Preventative Care
Highlights a community health center in Delaware that used nurse navigators to help increase screening rates for several types of cancer. Discusses the population served by the health center, the role of the nurse navigators and their use of electronic health records, and the impact of the program, which earned them a Quality Improvement Award. Includes program contact information.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Primary Health Care
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Delaware: All HPSA Designations
Details the primary care, mental health, and dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by county in Delaware.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Health Statistics Center
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Delaware: Primary Care HPSA Designations
Identifies the primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Delaware.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Health Statistics Center
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Delaware: Mental Health HPSA Designations
Features the mental health provider Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Delaware.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Health Statistics Center
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Delaware: Dental HPSA Designations
Highlights the dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Delaware.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Health Statistics Center
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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.
Citation: 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 and 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, et al.
Date: 12/2014
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Development Corporation, 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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ERS State Fact Sheet: Delaware
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Delaware KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Delaware QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Delaware State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Last Updated: 2/13/2020