New Hampshire Statewide Primary Care Needs Assessment
Identifies the New Hampshire communities with the greatest unmet healthcare needs, disparities, and health workforce shortages, and also identifies the key barriers to accessing healthcare for these communities. Features statistics on demographics, barriers to care, workforce, preventive care, substance use and mental health, maternal health, and outcomes, with breakdowns by rural and nonrural locations. Data in this report represents the New Hampshire landscape from 2013-2019, prior to COVID-19 impacts.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care view details
High-Functioning Rural Medicare ACOs – A Qualitative Review
Describes the success factors common to high-performing Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) based in rural areas of New York, Maine, Missouri and Arkansas, and New Hampshire. Examines these organizations' governance, ACO history, operations, finances, population health, and lessons learned.
Author(s): Thomas Vaughn, Keith Mueller, Clinton MacKinney Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Listening to Rural Stories: Q&A with Alisa Druzba
An interview with Alisa Druzba, director of the New Hampshire's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, who discusses her journey to becoming a State Office of Rural Health (SORH) director, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on her state, and the work her office focuses on to support rural New Hampshire.
Author(s): Allee Mead Date: 11/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Advocacy in New Hampshire Procures More Funding for Provider Recruitment
Describes how the New Hampshire Health Care Workforce
Coalition lobbied for state legislation to increase the
annual budget for the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
to enhance recruitment of healthcare providers. SLRP
activities include securing hospitalists for Critical
Access Hospitals, Medicaid school psychologists, and other
healthcare professionals; developing loan repayment
programs for dentists and behavioral health providers; and
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
Mapping the Food Landscape in New Hampshire
Examines access to food and food support in New Hampshire at a census tract level. Covers farm and non-farm retail food sources, retail sites that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Special Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), food support sites such as the National School Lunch Program, and food pantries. Identifies less densely populated areas and areas with more people in poverty and discusses some issues specific to rural areas of the state.
Author(s): Jessica A. Carson Date: 06/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details