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Hawaii Resources

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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Hawaii Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Hawaii in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems Program: Services, Funding, and Oversight
Provides an overview of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems Program, which is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and aims to improve access to services for Native Hawaiians living in Hawaii. Describes the provision of culturally sensitive services, the size and other characteristics of the programs, how Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems Program funds are awarded, and how HRSA oversees the program. Includes a snapshot of each of the five Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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An Examination of Practices and Barriers of Procedures Performed by Physicians in Rural Hawai'i
Surveys 47 rural Hawaiian physicians to evaluate their scope of practice for procedures and learn the barriers to performing procedures. Discusses specialty care, reimbursement, training, time management, resource access, and more.
Author(s): Joseph W. Turban, Eun Ah Cho, Weston McCue, Kelley Withy
Citation: Hawai'i Journal of Health & Social Welfare, 82(8), 183-187
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
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Bridging The Gap CoC: Homeless Point-in-Time Count January 22, 2023
Report offering point-in-time data on the homeless population in rural Hawaii counties. Discusses trends over time for various populations including veterans, children, families, people with substance use disorder, various race and ethnicities, and more. Dashboard allows for manipulating data between 2015 and 2023. 2021 data was not gathered due to COVID-19.
Additional links: Dashboard
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bridging the Gap, Ka Mana O Na Helu
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The Mental Health, Substance Use, Physical Health, and Mental Health Treatment Need of Community Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Hawai'i
Results of a study detailing the health-related needs of Hawai'i's unhoused people, most of whom live in rural areas. Features statistics on self-reported rates of depression and anxiety, illicit substance use, alcohol use, smoking, obesity, and overall physical health.
Author(s): Andrew M. Subica, Daryl S. Sampaga, Jana Ortiz-Misiaszek, Tammy K. K. Martin, Scott K. Okamoto
Citation: Community Mental Health Journal, 59, 1021–1026
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
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Hawai'i Physician Workforce Report 2023
Examines supply and demand of the physician workforce in Hawaii. Includes data about supply per year and by medical specialty, shortages by county, future trends, and solutions to invest in the workforce pipeline.
Date: 2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
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Report to the Thirty-Second Hawaii State Legislature for Fiscal Year 2022
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 77, including Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics. Discusses quality improvement, renovation projects, COVID-19 impacts, and more.
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
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Primary Care Legislative Report to the Thirty-Second Legislature: State of Hawaii 2023
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: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Emerging Adults Voice their Lived Experience: State of Hawai`i Substance Use System of Care Needs Assessment focused on Emerging Adults
Reports on a culturally responsive needs assessment focused on the substance use system in Hawaii and the experiences of emerging adults aged 18 to 29. Discusses qualitative data from behavioral health professionals as well as 24 emerging adults who have lived experiences with substance use disorder (SUD). Includes participants from various geographic areas with quotes from respective participants labeled by their rural or urban location.
Author(s): Susana Helm, Tai-An Miao, James Taylor, et al.
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: State of Hawai`i Department of Health, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division
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Last Updated: 2/15/2024