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Minnesota Resources

Distressed Minnesota Community Hospitals, 2019
Explores the characteristics of financially distressed hospitals in Minnesota. Presents data by hospital type, including Critical Access Hospital designation and rural status.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Minnesota Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Minnesota's response to COVID-19, including information for healthcare providers and facilities, state hotlines, and information on vaccination, testing, and cases in the state.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Association Between Area-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation and Diabetes Care Quality in US Primary Care Practices
Results of a study examining the association between deprived and rural areas and optimal diabetes care, using data from patients who received care at Mayo Clinic or Mayo Clinic Health System primary care practices in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin in 2019. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban, rural, and highly rural areas.
Author(s): Shaheen Shiraz Kurani, Michelle A. Lampman, Shealeigh A. Funni, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 4(12)
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
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The State of Rural Minnesota - 2021 Update
Presents an overview of rural Minnesota. Includes county-level data and statistics on population migration, economic vitality, employment, income, rurality, and more.
Author(s): Kelly Asche, Marnie Werner
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Minnesota Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Minnesota 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
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Rural Health Care in Minnesota: Data Highlights
Chartbook providing an overview of healthcare in rural health in Minnesota. Presents data on demographics, the structure of the healthcare system in rural Minnesota, the healthcare workforce, changes in the availability of health care services, healthcare access utilization in rural Minnesota, and financing. Also examines the impact of COVID-19 on Minnesota, including grants to healthcare facilities, distance to vaccination sites, and telehealth utilization.
Additional links: Chart Summaries, Data Sources
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Transforming State Behavioral Health Systems: Findings from States on the Impact of CCBHC Implementation
Shares information from surveys and interviews with state Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program directors from the eight original demonstration states, including Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Pennsylvania. Reports the CCBHC program helped states address mental health and substance use issues in their communities by lowering costs, improving outcomes, building health care system capacity for mental health and substance use, and increasing the infrastructure to meet the rising need of care. Includes specific examples of how the CCBHC program improved access to urgent recovery centers, crisis centers, and telehealth services in rural communities.
Author(s): Rachael Matulis, Dorn Schuffman, Rebecca Farley David, Samantha Holcombe
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Council for Mental Wellbeing
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Doulas Provide Support for Maternal and Infant Health in Rural Communities
Features a New Mexico doula program that reaches American Indian, Hispanic, and other populations who lack nearby labor/delivery units, a Minnesota program helping moms experiencing incarceration, and a North Dakota program training postpartum doulas to care for families impacted by opioid use disorder and other substance use.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Last Updated: 1/19/2022