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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Nevada
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Physician Workforce in Nevada - 2018 Edition
Provides statistics on the number of allopathic and osteopathic physicians in Nevada using 2015 data from HRSA's Areas Health Resources File (AHRF) with breakdowns by medical specialty and subspecialty, and by 3 regions of the state: Northwestern, Northeastern, and Southern, among other things. See the 2016 edition for rural-urban comparisons.
Author(s): Tabor Griswold, Anastasia Gunawan, John Packham
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Northern Nevada Obstetrics and Gynecology Needs Assessment
Utilizes existing data sources to identify the current and projected need for obstetrics and gynecology care in northern Nevada. Two main sections address issues related to the OB/GYN workforce and factors driving demand for OB/GYN services. Numerous charts, graphs, and rural-specific maps included throughout.
Author(s): Anastasia Gunawan, John Packham, Tabor Griswold
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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DHSS Fact Book
Reports on the activities of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, with rural county data from the child and family services division. Includes county-level maps on PDF pages 107-111, such as program participation rates, socioeconomic and demographic indicators, and Medicaid coverage.
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Department of Health and Human Resources
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Health Workforce Supply in Nevada: 2017 Edition
Provides current data on the health workforce supply and demand in rural and urban areas of Nevada. Includes numerous charts, graphs, and maps illustrating historic trends and other significant workforce indicators.
Author(s): Christopher Marchand, John Packham, Tabor Griswold, Laima Etchegoyhen, Troy Jorgensen
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Nevada Telehealth Services Presentation
Presents an overview of how telehealth is being used in Nevada to provide access to healthcare in rural and frontier locations. Addresses who is using the technology, how they are using it, challenges, and future innovations. Highlights the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP).
Author(s): Amy Roukie
Date: 02/2017
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Department of Health and Human Resources
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Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book - Eighth Edition
An overview of the health and healthcare in rural and frontier Nevada. Provides state and county-level data on the resident population, economic and social characteristics, insurance coverage, population health, the healthcare workforce, and the healthcare delivery system.
Author(s): Tabor Griswold, John Packham, Anastasia Gunawan, et al.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Nevada State Office of Rural Health, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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2016-2020 State Plan for Aging Services
Outlines Nevada's plan for serving older adults and people with disabilities. Discusses rural services and challenges throughout. Highlights the Rural Caregiver Training program and transportation challenges for rural seniors to access appointments.
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Department of Health and Human Resources
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Physician Workforce in Nevada - 2016 Edition
Provides statistics on the number of allopathic and osteopathic physicians in Nevada with breakdowns by age, gender, self-designated specialty, and rural versus urban county. See also the 2018 edition which provides statistics on physicians by 3 regions of the state: Northwestern, Northeastern, and Southern.
Author(s): John Packham, Tabor Griswold, Troy Jorgensen, Laima Etchegoyhen, Christopher Marchand
Date: 03/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Current and Projected Health Workforce Supply and Demand in Nevada
Presentation describing the Nevada healthcare workforce and the future workforce needs in rural and urban Nevada.
Author(s): John Packham, Tabor Griswold
Date: 02/2016
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Generating Rural Options for Weight-Healthy Kids and Communities
Examines supports and barriers to healthy behaviors in rural Nevada. Includes discussions on community readiness to implement obesity prevention programs and recommendations for change. Slides from a presentation at the 2015 Active Living Research Conference.
Author(s): Annie Lindsay, Courtney Coughenour
Date: 02/2015
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada
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Critical Access Hospital Designation in Nevada
Describes how to apply for Critical Access Hospital designation in Nevada and the role of the State Office of Rural Health in reviewing those applications. Includes a preliminary application form and contact information.
Date: 01/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
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Mobile EMS Lab Improves Critical Care in Nevada's High Desert
Highlights Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services (HGH-EMS), which is taking ultrasound and lab out in the field to improve patient outcomes in rural areas.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Nevada Rural Health Plan
Describes the health status and healthcare delivery in rural and frontier areas of Nevada, and conveys a plan consistent with the national Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program to improve access to quality healthcare services in these areas.
Date: 04/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
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Nevada Compare Hospital Measures: Rural
Offers an interactive website comparing quality measures for Nevada's Critical Access Hospitals, where sufficient data is available. Includes data from the CMS Hospital Compare website, AHRQ Hospital Quality Performance Measures, the Nevada State Health Division, and the CDC National Healthcare Safety Network.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Hospital Association
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2015-2019 Child and Family Services Plan
Outlines the goals of Nevada's child and family services division, including preventing abuse and neglect, providing for children's physical and mental health needs, and more. Offers data related to Nevada's rural regions throughout and addresses some of the challenges of providing services to those areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Department of Health and Human Resources
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Nevada Instant Atlas: County-Level Health Workforce and Population Health Database
Interactive database that produces downloadable, customized maps and graphs using data from over 50 sources. Offers data by county, by urban versus rural region, and more for hundreds of health measures and indicators. Covers demographics, socioeconomic characteristics, the health workforce, population health, insurance coverage, and healthcare resources.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Nevada Rural Hospital Partners Revenue Cycle Improvement Program
Describes a revenue cycle improvement program (RCIP) designed to enable small and rural hospitals to achieve optimal financial performance in a challenging financial and regulatory environment.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Rural Hospital Partners
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Project ECHO Nevada
A telehealth linkage connecting university-based faculty specialists to primary care providers in rural and underserved areas to extend specialty care to patients with chronic, costly, and complex medical illnesses.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Nevada Health Centers: Data and Maps
Provides maps of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) locations and communities experiencing shortages of primary care physicians. Also includes information on the populations served by health centers, services provided, staff, and patient visits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Nevada
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nevada KIDS COUNT Data Center (KCDC)
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Nevada QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Nevada State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Nevada Resources.


Last Updated: 11/14/2018