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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Indiana Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Indiana 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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The State of the Rural Economy in Indiana
Provides an overview of the rural economy in Indiana and includes data on issues such as population, employment and income, education, housing, agriculture, transportation, broadband, immigration, quality of life, and more. Provides county-level economic and demographic data as well as rural versus urban comparisons. Features information on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author(s): Srikant Devaraj, Dagney Faulk, Michael Hicks, et al.
Date: 09/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Ball State University, Center for Business and Economic Research
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Rural Road to Recovery in Indiana: Impacts
Provides an overview of how the Indiana economy was impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Discusses the impact of The Rural Road to Recovery Initiative that provided assistance to broadband, arts, housing, and agriculture sectors in rural counties of Indiana.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indiana Office of the Lieutenant Governor
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Indiana Governor's Public Health Commission Report 2022
Provides an overview of public health in Indiana with a focus on healthy environments and health education. Examines the declining life expectancy and challenges to public health such as behavioral health issues, adult and child obesity, infectious diseases, and geographic and socio-economic health disparities. Summarizes and provides recommendations from the commission's findings related to governance and infrastructure, funding, healthcare workforce, data integration, emergency preparedness, and child/adolescent health.
Additional links: Appendices, News Brief
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indiana Department of Health
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Longitudinal Assessment of Indiana Dentists' Participation in Medicaid Before and After Expansion
Examines trends related to dentists in Indiana who provided services to Medicaid patients before and after Medicaid expansion, from 2014 through 2017. Analyzes 2,037 Indiana-licensed dentists by Medicaid engagement status, practice type and setting, job status, and demographic characteristics, including rurality.
Author(s): Hannah L. Maxey, Sierra X. Vaughn, Courtney R. Medlock, Analise Dickinson, Yumin Wang
Citation: Journal of the American Dental Association, 153(7), 659-667
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
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Indiana's Registered Nurse Workforce: Data Report
Information on demographics, education and practice characteristics, license status, and distribution of Indiana registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRN). Includes county-by-county data on capacity and distribution of Indiana RNs and APRNs, with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Analise Dickinson, Mykayla Tobin, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah Maxey
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Identifying Unique Barriers to Implementing Rural Emergency Department-Based Peer Services for Opioid Use Disorder Through Qualitative Comparison with Urban Sites
Study examining the implementation of emergency department-based interventions for opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural and urban areas based on interviews with programs in Indiana's Recovery Coach and Peer Support Initiative (RCPSI). Describes barriers to implementation for rural programs, including issues related to intervention characteristics, logistical challenges, and staffing issues.
Author(s): Dennis P. Watson, Monte D. Staton, Nicole Gastala
Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 17, 41
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Indiana
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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2021 Indiana's Physician Workforce: Data Report
Provides information on the 2021 physician workforce supply in Indiana, including data on primary care physicians and psychiatrists. Includes employment status and practice location, demographic and practice characteristics, specialties and services provided, and county-level location of physicians.
Author(s): Analise Dickinson, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah Maxey
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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"Hard to Say Goodbye Over iPad": Experiences of Palliative Care Providers and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Communities of Indiana, United States
Explores health care professionals' perspectives about the challenges and barriers to providing palliative care in rural Indiana during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presents findings from interviews with 15 providers on restricted visitation, communication barriers, provider distress, and hospice services and referrals.
Author(s): Nasreen Lalani, Yun Cai, Yitong Wang
Citation: Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 24(3), E94-E100
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 11/25/2022