Availability of Naloxone at Rural Georgia Pharmacies, 2019
Research letter describing a study of 374 rural Georgia pharmacies. Examines pharmacists' awareness of the Georgia law allowing purchase of naloxone without a prescription, and availability and cost of the medicine.
Author(s): Jennifer L. Nguyen, Lauren R. Gilbert, Lauren Beasley, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 3(2) Date: 02/2020 Type: Document view details
Farmer Stress in Georgia: Results of a Survey
Results of a survey measuring type and intensity of stressors affecting Georgia farmers, based on information gathered from 118 attendees at the 2019 Georgia Farm Bureau Convention. Features statistics with breakdowns by demographics, specific types of farming employment, and top stressors.
Author(s): Anna Scheyett Date: 01/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Georgia School of Social Work view details
Opioid Overdose Surveillance Preliminary District Report: Georgia, 2020
Describes district level fatal and nonfatal opioid-involved
overdoses that occurred in Georgia from 2018-2020, including prescription opioids and illicit opioids including heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogs. Features statistics on demographics, overdose deaths, and emergency department visits, with breakdowns by district, drug type, and year.
Date: 2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Department of Public Health view details
2019 Georgia Dentist Workforce Report: Based on 2017-2019 Licensure Renewal Data
An overview of Georgia's dental workforce. Includes statistics on distribution of Georgia dentists by age, gender, work hours per week, specialty, and years of licensure. Features county-level maps showing counties without dentists and concentrations of dentists per 100,000 residents as of 2019.
Date: 2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce view details
The Rural Hospital Stabilization Program: A Comprehensive Report
Provides an overview of the first three years of the Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program for rural Georgia hospitals. Describes grant-funded projects and evaluates the sustainability of these projects after funding ceased. Includes a financial analysis of participating hospitals before and after receiving grant funds.
Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health view details
Making Community Health Workers (CHWs) Fundamental: New Research Strengthens the Case for State Policymakers to Include CHWs in Care Delivery Teams
Summarizes key findings from previous Patient-Centered
Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) funded studies in 9
states on Community Health Workers (CHWs) interventions and
their effect on diverse ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and
geographic backgrounds, including rural. Offers
evidence-based recommendations to help state policymakers
integrate CHWs into healthcare delivery teams to improve
health outcomes and reduce the cost of healthcare for
individuals and populations.
Author(s): Denisse Sanchez, Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, Eliot Fishman Date: 12/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute view details
2019 State of the State: Maternal and Infant Health in Georgia Report
Summarizes data and evidence regarding maternal and infant health indicators in Georgia. Offers recommendations for further improving the health of mothers and babies. Includes statistics related to fetal, infant, and maternal health in Georgia with breakdowns by demographics and rural or nonrural locations.
Date: 11/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia view details