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Minnesota's Licensed Respiratory Therapy (RT) Workforce, 2019
Features statistics on demographics, current employment status and future plans, work setting, and use of electronic health records and telemedicine. Includes data on geographical distribution by region and by level of rurality. Based on information from October 2019.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Minnesota's Licensed Counseling (LPC and LPCC) Workforce, 2019
Provides an overview of Minnesota's licensed professional counselor (LPC) and licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) workforce using data from the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy and the 2018 LMFT PC/LPCC Workforce Survey. Presents information on demographics, education, employment, and geographic distribution.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Minnesota's Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) Workforce, 2019
Describes the licensed alcohol and drug counselor workforce in Minnesota. Covers demographic statistics, education, employment, and distribution of alcohol and drug counselors in urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated areas in Minnesota.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Minnesota's Dental Therapist Workforce, 2019
Provides an overview of the dental therapist workforce in Minnesota, including the history of the profession in the state, educational programs, scope of practice, and licensing requirements. Reports results of a March 2019 survey of the state's dental therapist workforce, with data on demographics, education, employment, work settings, and geographic distribution. Includes data on work location by level of rurality.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Minnesota's Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) Workforce, 2019
Provides an overview of Minnesota's licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) workforce using data from the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy (BMFT) and the 2017 LMFT Survey. Presents information on demographics, education, employment, and geographic distribution.
Date: 08/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Minnesota's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Workforce, 2019
Details the composition and distribution of Minnesota's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) workforce. Highlights workforce characteristics by age, race, education, and rural status, among other measures.
Date: 08/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Level of Agreement on Health Information Technology Adoption and Use in Survey Data: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Ambulatory Clinics in 1 US State
Results of a study using 2016 data from 2 surveys of ambulatory providers in Minnesota, related to health information technology functionalities. Features statistics with breakdowns by rural and urban location.
Author(s): Robert S. Rudin, Yunfeng Shi, Shira H. Fischer, et al.
Citation: JAMIA Open, 2(2), 231-237
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
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Working Together to Improve Local Public Health Capacity in West Central Minnesota
Discusses the consolidation process of health services among 5 counties in West Central Minnesota in order to develop a service model that recognized the communal identity of the area. Details the governance structure and the related impacts and successes of the consolidation.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
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In Support of Family Caregivers: A Snapshot of Five States
Examines policies developed in Washington State, Minnesota, Hawaii, Tennessee, and Maine to support family caregivers, including those in rural areas. Features demographic characteristics of the states profiled, state expenditures by the Administration for Community Living in FY2016 on older adults and caregivers, and data on state Medicaid policies affecting these groups.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Author(s): Jennifer Aufill, Julia Burgdorf, Jennifer Wolff
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Milbank Memorial Fund, The John A. Hartford Foundation
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Life and Breath: How Air Pollution Affects Health in Minnesota
Provides a report and data on the health impacts of pollution in Minnesota. Discusses sources of air pollution; health impacts attributable to pollution; and differences in impacts by rural/urban location, poverty rate, health insurance coverage, and race/ethnicity. Includes maps with county-level data on air pollution health-related events.
Additional links: Full Report, Mapping the Data
Date: 06/2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Last Updated: 9/30/2022