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Kansas Resources

Health Care Vacancies and Turnover in Kansas
Provides data and trends of the Kansas healthcare workforce, including information on vacancies and turnover, data on nursing supply, hospital financial trends, projected job openings, and primary care physician Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by county.
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Hospital Association
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Caring for LGBTQ+ Populations in Rural Kansas
A recorded webinar that discusses how to provide healthcare and support to LGBTQ+ populations in rural Kansas. Includes information and data regarding healthcare disparities for LGBTQ+ individuals and how to help disadvantaged populations navigate the healthcare system.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 06/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Kansas Infant Mortality & Stillbirth Report, 2021
Reports on infant mortality rates and the number of deaths across Kansas. Includes data and statistics, with information broken down by county and rural/urban classification.
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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How Community Health Workers Are Impacting Rural Communities
Describes ways in which communities can use funding to build community health worker programs in order to reduce health disparities. Highlights the University of Kansas Medical Center's Local Health Equity Action Teams initiative in 10 counties, 6 of which are rural.
Author(s): Shelby Rowell
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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Broadband in Kansas: The Challenges of Digital Access and Affordability
Provides an overview of broadband access in Kansas, including adequacy, affordability, digital literacy, and satisfaction. Provides county-level maps depicting data related to broadband access and discusses the rural-urban digital divide.
Author(s): Donna Ginther, Germaine R. Halegoua, Xan Wedel, et al.
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Institute for Policy & Social Research
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Rural Emergency Hospitals and Rural Hospital Innovation Grant
A webinar that discusses the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation, services provided, eligibility, the review process, payment model, and more. Provides information on the Rural Hospital Innovation Grant (RHIG) as well as how REH designation could impact and/or benefit healthcare facilities in Kansas.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 03/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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The State of Unexpected: 2022 Kansas Annual Report
Depicts community and economic developments in Kansas through 2022, including in the Office of Rural Prosperity. Provides county-level maps depicting economic impacts, rural opportunity zones, broadband acceleration projects, and capital projects.
Date: 01/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Commerce
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2023 Health Insurance Marketplace Standalone Dental Plan Enrollment by County - Kansas
Kansas map of population enrolled in a marketplace standalone dental insurance plan by county.
Date: 2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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2023 Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment by Zip Code - Kansas
Kansas map of population enrolled in a health insurance marketplace plan by ZIP code.
Date: 2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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2023 Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment by County - Kansas
Kansas map of population enrolled in a health insurance marketplace plan by county.
Date: 2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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Last Updated: 1/23/2024