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Marshall Browning Spotlight Video
Profiles Marshall Browning Hospital, a participant in the 2019 cohort of the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program (DRCHSD). Describes how shifting the Marshall Browning Hospital mission statement led to improvements to care coordination and transitional care services.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Illinois Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Illinois in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Sparta Community Hospital Spotlight
Describes how the Sparta Community Hospital worked to identify the social determinants of health in its community. Discusses the addition of a mobile clinic to increase access to primary care, address barriers, and advance health equity.
Date: 09/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Pinckneyville Community Hospital Spotlight Video
Discusses how the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program helped Pinckneyville Community Hospital improve overall community health and wellness and decrease emergency room admissions by focusing on care coordination and working with community partners, collaborating with a nearby hospital, and addressing the social determinants of health in their community.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Facilitators of Multisector Collaboration for Delivering Cancer Control Interventions in Rural Communities: A Descriptive Qualitative Study
Examines collaborative networks who work to implement cancer prevention strategies in rural areas. Reports on interviews conducted in 2020 with 32 Illinois and Missouri public health and social service agencies who work in rural areas with high poverty and cancer rates. Discusses needs and challenges in cancer control work in rural areas, as identified by interagency networks.
Author(s): Peg Allen, Callie Walsh-Bailey, Jean Hunleth, Bobbi J. Carothers, Ross C. Brownson
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 19
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
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DRCHSD Spotlight on Franklin Hospital
Describes how Franklin Hospital in Benton, Illinois, implemented best practices from the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program to bring community partners together, listen to the community's needs, and communicate the resources available in the hospital and community.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Illinois
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: 07/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Illinois in Numbers: Content-Valid Indicators for Governance
Reports on quality of life (QOL) measures in Illinois such as economic conditions, access to healthcare, educational attainment, crime rates, and more. Includes metro versus nonmetro comparisons using data spanning from 2000 to 2020.
Author(s): Adee Athiyaman
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
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State of the State: An Update on Illinois' Opioid Statistics
Presents Illinois opioid statistics as well as national statistics. Includes 2019-2021 Illinois opioid fatality rate by rural, small urban, suburban, and urban county. Presents statewide overdose data by substance type as well as specifically opioid overdose data by user age and user race/ethnicity.
Author(s): Jennifer Epstein
Date: 06/2022
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Department of Public Health
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Mapping the Lay of the Land: Using Interactive Network Analytic Tools for Collaboration in Rural Cancer Prevention and Control
Examines collaborative networks and referrals to understand how cancer control and prevention service areas are connected in rural areas. Provides responses from 152 multisector networks that address cancer risk in Missouri and Illinois such as community partners, health departments and facilities, schools, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and more. Discusses collaborations such as exchanging information, promoting services and programs, development or resources and services, among other themes.
Author(s): Bobbi J. Carothers, Peg Allen, Callie Walsh-Bailey, et al.
Citation: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 31(6), 1159-1167
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 11/17/2022