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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details