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Michigan Resources

Exploring Health Insurance Coverage in the North Central Region at the Intersection of Location, Employment, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Provides data on health insurance coverage in North Central Region states. Includes rural versus urban coverage comparisons, further broken down by employment type, gender, and race/ethnicity.
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Michigan Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Michigan 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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Disparities in Melanoma Incidence and Mortality in Rural Versus Urban Michigan
Examines rural versus urban disparities in disease stage and disease-specific mortality of melanoma patients in Michigan. Analyzes 2014-2018 data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to observe county-level melanoma rates. Includes demographic breakdowns by age, gender, and residence, as well as discussions about potential causes of rural disparities.
Author(s): Richard A. Shellenberger, Timothy M. Johnson, Fatima Fayyaz, et al.
Citation: Cancer Reports, e1713
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Michigan
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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Michigan Health IT Roadmap: "Bridge to Better Health" Report
Reports on the work of the Michigan Health IT (information technology) Commission to update the state's health IT strategy in 2020-2021. Focuses on initiatives to improve health data and public health, social determinants of health (SDOH) and the digital divide, onboarding and technical assistance, and more. Includes IT needs and strategies specific to rural areas.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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MiCare Champion Cast: How 340B Benefits Rural Michigan
Podcast that explains the 340B drug pricing program and its impact on rural Michigan. Presents a discussion with stakeholders from the Mackinac Straits Health System which includes a Critical Access Hospital, Rural Health Clinic, and other healthcare facilities.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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State Innovation Model Testing Awards from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center: Highlighting Rural Focus
Summarizes the activities and accomplishments of rural-specific State Innovation Models (SIM) in 11 states: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Vermont. Describes the SIM initiative, which began in 2012 to support states committed to designing and testing strategies for payment model and delivery system reform.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Rising Food Insecurity and the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Food Assistance in Michigan
Examines the impacts of the pandemic on emergency food assistance organizations in Michigan. Analyzes 181 organizations and their corresponding directors according to race/ethnicity, sex, and rural versus urban location. Includes map of the location of emergency food programs as well as data on the characteristics of those programs, such as type of program, how the program receives funding, operating details, and more.
Author(s): Dorceta E. Taylor, Te'yah Wright, Ian Ortiz, et al.
Citation: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 11(3), 27-55
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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Michigan 2022-2024 Social Determinants of Health Strategy
Provides an overview of the Michigan statewide social determinants of health (SDOH) strategy, a multi-year plan that addresses population health equity, housing, and food security. Includes information on the overall mission, strategy, and launch phase.
Additional links: Michigan's Roadmap to Healthy Communities (Full Strategy), Michigan's Roadmap to Healthy Communities (Strategy Overview)
Date: 04/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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Michigan Certified Rural Health Clinics
Lists rural health clinics in Michigan that are CMS certified as of January 2022. Includes street address and county for each clinic.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bureau of Community and Health Systems, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
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Last Updated: 1/31/2023