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Nevada Resources

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 Services
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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 Office of Statewide Initiatives
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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
Offers training and indirect telehealth consultations with faculty and community specialists for primary care providers in rural and underserved areas to extend specialty care to patients with chronic, costly, and complex medical illnesses.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
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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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Last Updated: 2/19/2021