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Nebraska Resources

Strengthening Primary Care and Improving Population Health: Nebraska's Approach
Explores efforts to strengthen primary care in Nebraska through Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program. Discusses the development of pilot programs and a partnership with a local nonprofit and the University of Nebraska College of Public Health.
Author(s): Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund
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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Nebraska's response to COVID-19, including the state information line, guidance documents, news releases, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Nebraska
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Nebraska Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Nebraska in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Nebraska J1 Visa Waiver Program 2001-2019
Describes J-1 visa waiver applications that the state of Nebraska has sponsored since 2001. Provides 2001-2019 data on provider service obligation fulfillment and retention. Includes J-1 visa approvals by county, specialty, and metropolitan versus nonmetropolitan setting.
Author(s): Thomas Rauner, Anna Headlee
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Public Health
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2020 Nebraska Rural Poll Report - Well-Being in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska: 25 Years of Trends
Reports rural Nebraskans' poll responses to questions pertaining to community attributes and personal well-being. Includes trends in respondents' perceptions of their community and wellbeing from 1996-2020.
Author(s): Rebecca Vogt, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Bradley Lubben, et al.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska–Lincoln
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Simulation in Motion – Nebraska (SIM-NE) - COVID-19
Features resources for rural emergency medical services and protocols for minimizing infection and protecting healthcare workers.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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The Status of The Nebraska Healthcare Workforce: Update 2020
Analyzes changes in Nebraska's healthcare workforce to investigate the effectiveness of existing programs, to inform policy interventions, and to assist with the development of new healthcare delivery models. Discusses how rural communities with unmet healthcare needs may experience healthcare inequity and poorer health outcomes. Features county-level data on the number of active physicians, nurse professionals, emergency medical technicians, and other healthcare professionals in the state.
Author(s): Nizar Wehbi, Kavita Mosalpuria, Marlene Deras, et al.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska Medical Center: Center for Health Policy
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Tribal HPOG Program Snapshot - Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board: Pathways to Healthcare Professions
Highlights key features of the Pathways to Healthcare Professions (PHP) program and outcomes from the first four years of program implementation. PHP is a Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) 2.0 grantee and helps individuals in western South Dakota and northern Nebraska pursue careers in health professions.
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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Addressing Obesity in Nebraska's Youth: Water Consumption in Schools
Report details an effort to promote water consumption as a replacement for sugary beverages in order to combat obesity in Nebraska schools. Highlights ways the state has increased access to water fountains and water bottle filling stations. Compares rates of obesity to other states for children and adults.
Author(s): Jon Bailey
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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Last Updated: 4/16/2021