Community-Clinical Linkages Within Health Care in Hawai'i
Special issue of the Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health focusing on collaborations between the community and healthcare facilities to improve health in Hawaii. Covers community health workers, health systems-based programs, community health-center based programs, and provider-based programs. Addresses rural throughout.
Citation: Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 78(6 Suppl 1) Date: 06/2019 Type: Document view details
In Support of Family Caregivers: A Snapshot of Five States
Examines policies developed in Washington State, Minnesota, Hawaii, Tennessee, and Maine to support family caregivers, including those in rural areas. Features demographic characteristics of the states profiled, state expenditures by the Administration for Community Living in FY2016 on older adults and caregivers, and data on state Medicaid policies affecting these groups.
Author(s): Jennifer Aufill, Julia Burgdorf, Jennifer Wolff Date: 06/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Milbank Memorial Fund, The John A. Hartford Foundation view details
Preventable Tooth Loss in Hawai'i: The Role of Socioeconomic Status, Diabetes, and Dental Visits
Results of a study examining association of tooth loss with health risk, dental care access, and sociodemographic factors including income level in 13,371 adults from 4 racial and ethnic groups in Hawaii. Features demographic statistics including breakdowns by residence in a city center, outside a city center, or a nonmetropolitan area.
Author(s): Mikako Deguchi, Marjorie K. Leimomi Mala Mau, James Davis, Richard Niederman Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 14 Date: 11/2017 Type: Document view details
Promising Practice: Helping Rural Hawaii THRIVE
Illustrates how community forums sponsored by the Hawaii Public Health Institute (HPHI) and supported by the Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (HI OPCRH) provide a venue for sharing "stories of health" to improve health and wellness in the state. Describes the THRIVE (Tools for Health Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) method used to develop multi-sector partnerships, particularly the opportunity to collectively focus on health equity, facilitate an understanding of social determinants of health, and establish a foundation for future action.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 08/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
Health Care Access and Utilization Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014
Provides detailed statistics on healthcare access and utilization for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population as a whole, as well as multiple- and single-race NHPI populations, with comparisons to other groups and to the U.S. population. Topics addressed include health insurance coverage, usual place of care, emergency department visits, delayed care due to cost, dentist visits, influenza and pneumococcal vaccination, and HIV screening.
Author(s): Carla E. Zelaya, Adena M. Galinsky, Catherine Simile, Patricia M. Barnes Citation: Vital and Health Statistics, 3(41) Date: 08/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Health Conditions and Behaviors of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014
Offers detailed statistics on health conditions and behaviors for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population and for multiple and single-race NHPI populations, with comparisons to other racial groups and to the U.S. population as a whole. Topics covered include general health status, specific health conditions, disabilities, body mass index, physical activity, and substance use.
Author(s): Adena M. Galinsky, Carla E. Zelaya, Catherine Simile, Patricia M. Barnes Citation: Vital and Health Statistics, 3(40) Date: 07/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Housing Needs of Native Hawaiians: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs
Report of housing conditions and needs for Native Hawaiians as part of a larger Native American housing study mandated by Congress in 2009. Includes discussion of population growth and distribution; demographic, social, and economic conditions; housing conditions and needs; circumstances of Native Hawaiians residing on Hawaiian Home Lands and those on the waiting list; and housing policy and programs. Rural and urban comparisons, particularly in the Home Lands discussion, are available.
Date: 05/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development view details