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 8 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 healthcare 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 view details
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 view details
Tribal Child Welfare Systems' Experiences with Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs: A Case Study
Shares the results of a federally-funded case study
examining existing approaches and practices to identify and
care for Native American children with prenatal substance
exposure (PSE) and their families from the Red Lake Nation
in Minnesota. Offers discussion and implications for tribal
child welfare programs and federal agencies working with
tribes to address child welfare issues.
Author(s): Priscilla Day, Erin Geary, Erin Ingoldsby, Pirkko Ahonen Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
The Impact of a Population-Based Prevention Program on Cardiovascular Events: Findings from the Heart of New Ulm Project
Study examining major cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence during 9 years of the Heart of New Ulm (HONU) project implementation in rural Minnesota, comparing 4,056 New Ulm residents with 4,056 residents from a separate community. Discusses differences in rates of major CVD events, including ischemic stroke, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), and death related to CVD, assessing outcomes of the HONU project.
Author(s): Abbey C. Sidebottom, Michael D. Miedema, Gretchen Benson, et al. Citation: American Heart Journal, 239, 38-51 Date: 09/2021 Type: Document view details
Minnesota's Dental Hygienist Workforce, 2019
Provides an overview of Minnesota's dental hygienist workforce using data from the Minnesota Board of Dentistry and the 2016-2017 Dental Hygienist Survey. Presents information on demographics, education, employment, and geographical distribution.
Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care view details
Minnesota State Oral Health Plan 2020-2030
Outlines the state oral health plan for Minnesota, focusing on the oral health infrastructure; access to oral health care; health systems integration; disability, special care needs, and inclusion; and data. Includes rural considerations throughout.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health view details
United States Prosperity Index 2021
Assesses the economic, institutional, and social aspects of prosperity across the United States over the past decade. Features state-by-state breakdowns of prosperity increases and decreases. Examines 11 pillars of prosperity, made up of 48 different elements, measured by over 200 state-level indicators. Includes a county-level index for 12 selected states.
Date: 07/2021 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Legatum Institute view details
Remote Patient Monitoring Helps Rural Patients Recover at Home
Features Essentia Health's remote patient monitoring program, which allows patients to recover at home while still having access to medical attention. Describes how the program was used to treat COVID-19 patients, with plans to continue the program to treat other chronic diseases.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
2021 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report
Highlights the rates of pregnancies and births among Minnesota adolescents aged 15-19 from 1990-2019, and sexually transmitted infections from 2008-2020. Features sections on racial/ethnic disparities, adolescent sexual health and COVID-19, and geographic disparities between urban and rural areas, including a county-level map showing counties with the highest chlamydia and gonorrhea rates among adolescents.
Author(s): J. Farris, O. Sullivan Date: 06/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Healthy Youth Development - Prevention Research Center, University of Minnesota view details