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Hawaii Resources

Hawaii State Department of Health - COVID-19
Resources and information on Hawaii's response to COVID-19, including guidance for specific groups, an overview of Hawaii Department of Health activities, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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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 located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Report to the 2021 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 and personal protective equipment assistance related to COVID-19, telehealth efforts, data collection, expanded rural training programming, and other activities. Notes the anticipated closure of the Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program.
Author(s): Kelley Withy
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Hawaii Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Hawaii in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Hawaii Health Professional Shortage Areas
Maps representing Hawaii's Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in the fields of primary care, mental health, and dental health, as well as Federally Designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas and Federally Designated Medically Underserved Areas and Populations.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Hawaii Healthcare Facilities and Systems
Maps the locations of Hawaii's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), labor and delivery hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and Native Hawaiian Health System facilities.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Compacts of Free Association: Populations in U.S. Areas Have Grown, with Varying Reported Effects
Describes estimated migration of citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, and reported costs related to this migration in Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Also explores effects of this migration on governments, workforces, and societies in these and other areas of the United States, including costs of providing healthcare and extending access to the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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The Healthy Hawai'i Initiative: Insights from Two Decades of Building a Culture of Health in a Multicultural State
Provides an overview of the Healthy Hawai'i Initiative (HHI), a statewide public health program founded in 2000 to promote health and wellness through policy change and social ecological efforts. Analyzes information from interviews with individuals involved with HHI. Discusses coalitions that brought together community leaders, grassroots organizations, and rural communities.
Author(s): Joy Agner, Catherine Pirkle, Lola Irvin, et al.
Citation: BMC Public Health, 20(1), 141
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
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Primary Care Legislative Report to the Thirtieth Legislature: State of Hawaii 2020
Annual legislative report covering Hawaii State Department of Health program activities; challenges related to provider shortages, access to care, and cost of healthcare; and recommendations to address these challenges. Describes Project ECHO Hawaii, which expands access to rural Hawaii residents through telehealth, and other specific programs that increase access to healthcare for Native Hawaiians, the Marshallese population, and other rural populations.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii State Department of Health
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Professional and Cultural Development of Medical Students Mentoring Adolescents in a Predominately Native Hawaiian Community
Describes the development and design of the the Nānākuli Pathways to Health (NPH) program, a mentoring and health career curriculum, to determine its impact on students' professional development while serving in a rural, underserved Native Hawaiian community.
Author(s): Malia S. Lee, Sachi K. Kaulukukui, Mai S. Smith, Jerrick J.K. Laimana, Kelli-Ann N.F. Voloch
Citation: Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 78(12 Suppl 3), 35-40
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 3/15/2021