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Hawai'i Rural Health Program: Shaping the Next Generation of Rural Doctors
Describes the efforts of the Hawaii Rural Health Program (HRHP) to provide rural health training to medical students of the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Highlights student reflections and the program's impacts on the rural physician workforce in Hawaii.
Author(s): Clare-Marie M. Anderson, Sara A. McAllaster, Grant M. Yoneoka, et al.
Citation: Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 81(4), Supplement 2, 20-23
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Building a Culturally Aware Native Hawaiian Health Professions Workforce
Highlights the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program's efforts to build the Native Hawaiian health workforce. Describes the development of the program and changes to make the program more culturally aware and to integrate Native Hawaiian values into workforce training and professional development.
Author(s): Donna-Marie Palakiko, Kai'olu DeFries, Kilohana Haitsuka, Lisa L. Ka'anoi
Citation: Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 81(4), Supplement 2, 15-19
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Hawaii
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
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The Lives of Native Hawaiian Elders and Their Experiences With Healthcare: A Qualitative Analysis
Highlights a 5-year study on the experiences of Native Hawaiian elders have had accessing quality healthcare. Discusses barriers to healthcare for Native Hawaiian elders, including those residing in rural areas.
Author(s): Keilyn Leina'ala Kawakami, Shelley Muneoka, Rachel L. Burrage, et al.
Citation: Frontiers in Public Health
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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Primary Care Legislative Report to the Thirty-First Legislature: State of Hawaii 2022
Annual legislative report covering Hawaii State Department of Health program activities and partnerships with Primary Health Care Partners (PHCP). Offers recommendations to address healthcare workforce issues, COVID-19 response, telehealth, and more.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Report to the Thirty-First Hawaii State Legislature for Fiscal Year 2021
Provides an annual report from Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a state agency network of public hospitals and clinics in Hawaii that predominantly serve rural areas of the state. Offers historical and current information on each facility starting on PDF page 78, including Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics. Discusses initiatives such as quality improvement and renovation projects.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
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Report to the 2022 Legislature: Annual Report on Findings from the Hawai'i Physician Workforce Assessment Project
Reports on Hawaii physician workforce characteristics and shortages by county and specialty. Summarizes activities to support the physician workforce, including recruitment, rural training, and mentoring programming. Offers data on shortages by specialty and by county, as well as physician supply and demand data.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Hawaii Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Hawaii 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
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Linking Families and Teens: Reducing Teen Pregnancy by Increasing Family Connectedness and Youth Self-Efficacy
Report details and evaluates a program designed to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies in rural communities. Highlights the programs structure and the measures used to evaluate it.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Hawaii: FY 2022 Application/FY 2020 Annual Report
Describes Hawaii's maternal and child health programs, which include priorities related to reducing infant mortality, improving oral health, improving access to telehealth, and more. Discusses healthcare access issues for rural residents, activities by the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, Medicaid provider shortages, and other rural-relevant issues.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Last Updated: 6/28/2022