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Nebraska Resources

Behavioral Health Integration and Workforce Development
Examines the need for states to assess behavioral health integration (BHI) workforce needs, identify legal and policy barriers to practice, and effectively train and retain BHI practitioners, especially in underserved areas. Includes case studies of programs in Washington, Nebraska, and Michigan, and lists of resources.
Author(s): Rachel Block
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund
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Barriers and Best Practices for Using Telehealth Services in Nebraska
Explores the use of telehealth to receive mental health services in rural areas of Nebraska. Includes county-level maps of metropolitan and micropolitan areas, county-level maps of primary and satellite locations of psychiatrists, as well rural versus urban behavioral workforce supply per 100,000 citizens.
Author(s): Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Ellana Haakenstad, Joe Evans, Howard Liu
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center
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Virtual Urgent Care - Bryan Health, Lincoln, NE
Case study of Bryan Health ezVisit, an online diagnosis and treatment option being used by a nonprofit health system in Lincoln, Nebraska to provide healthcare services for minor conditions to surrounding rural communities.
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Nebraska Network Hospitals & CAHs
Lists the hospital networks for each Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in Nebraska, and the date each hospital received the CAH designation.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Hospital Association
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Case Study: High-Tech OB Simulation Training Educates OB Teams, Improves Quality of Rural Health Care
Reports on a pilot obstetrics simulation training program intended to help rural family physicians and obstetric care teams recognize and react to complications related to pregnancy, initially focusing on hemorrhaging. Identifies planned quality improvement measures resulting from the training and includes program contact information. Program targeted 12 rural hospitals in Nebraska.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bryan Health, Heartland Health Alliance
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2017 Nebraska Registered Dental Hygienist Survey Summary
Reports the results of a 2017 survey of registered dental hygienists (RDHs) and public health registered dental hygienists (PHRDH) in Nebraska. Provides RDHs statistics by age group practice location and number of hours worked per week. Includes statistics on practice locations by rural and urban, patient demographics, practice settings, education, training, and more.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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Digging In: Supporting a Healthy, Sustainable Food Future in Santee Sioux Nation
Presents a report on a food sovereignty program as a solution to limited food access of the Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska. Discusses the barriers to healthy food access on the reservation and proposed solutions to increasing access.
Author(s): Becky Keim
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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Rural Health in 2030: The Role of the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Reports on the viability of the rural healthcare workforce in Nebraska and the University of Nebraska Medical Center's (UNMC) role to assist local healthcare providers, patients, and students in rural areas. Focuses on rural education, rural healthcare delivery, and rural technology to achieve viability. Includes chart of 2016 healthcare graduates by rural versus urban location.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Rural Patient Centered Medical Homes Achieve New Standards
Features Crete Area Medical Center Physicians' Clinic and Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, which are among the very few rural safety net providers that have achieved Level 3 patient centered medical home (PCMH) recognition.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Nebraska's Multi-Regional Nursing Workforce Model: Main Findings 2017-2025
Provides data and projections of Nebraska's nursing workforce by region, with information on supply and demand, shortages, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), and more. Includes county-level map of Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) in Nebraska.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Nebraska Center for Nursing, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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Last Updated: 9/5/2023