Determinants of Telehealth Service Use among Mental Health Patients: A Case of Rural Louisiana
Examines the use of telehealth for mental health appointments in rural Louisiana. Analyzes 6 mental health outpatient clinics that completed 7,069 telehealth visits with 1,115 patients from April 2020 to March 2021. Discusses how demographic factors and severity of disease impact telehealth usage.
Author(s): Monteic A. Sizer, Dependra Bhatta, Binod Acharya, Krishna P. Paudel Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(11) Date: 06/2022 Type: Document view details
DRCHSD Spotlight on Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
Profiles Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC) in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Discusses how NRMC implemented best practices from the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program to improve their emergency department redirect program and form community partnerships to address social determinants of health and improve the health of the population.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Louisiana
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: 04/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Geographic Determinants of Colorectal Cancer in Louisiana
Examines colorectal cancer (CRC) disparities in rural Louisiana based on 2008-2017 data from the Louisiana Tumor Registry. Includes statistics and demographic data such as race, gender, socioeconomic status (SES), and Acadian vs. non-Acadian, among others. Discusses correlations of individual demographic data and CRC disparity.
Author(s): Denise Danos, Claudia Leonardi, Xiao‑Cheng Wu Citation: Cancer Causes & Control, 33, 525-532 Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details
2021 Louisiana Health Report Card
Provides detailed health data by parish for Louisiana. Covers cancer incidence, suicides, the opioid epidemic, COVID-19, infectious diseases, low birthweights and infant deaths, top causes of death, and more.
Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Louisiana Department of Health view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Louisiana Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Louisiana in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Association of the Neighborhood Built Environment with Incident and Prevalent Depression in the Rural South
Shares the results of a study examining if the built
environment is associated with depression for residents
living in Washington Parish, Louisiana in the rural South.
Examines if observed associations between rural built
environments and depression can be mitigated by physical
activity. Table 1 details the demographic characteristics of
the rural study population.
Author(s): Christopher E. Anderson, Stephanie T. Broyles, Maeve E. Wallace, Lydia A. Bazzano, Jeanette Gustat Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 18, 200605 Date: 07/2021 Type: Document view details
Rural Hospital Closings in Southern States
Interactive map depicting 59 rural hospital closures from January 2012 - July 2021 in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Uses data from the North Carolina Health Research Program.
Date: 07/2021 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement view details
COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Campaign Online Analysis
Provides links to online communication tools and state-level resources to increase COVID-19 vaccination confidence across the 8 Delta Regional Community Health Systems Development (DRCHSD) Program states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 06/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Legato Healthcare Marketing, National Rural Health Resource Center view details