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New Mexico Resources

Assessing the Effectiveness of Policies to Improve Access to Primary Care for Underserved Populations
Case study of policy initiatives to increase access to primary care, focusing on rural Grant County, New Mexico. Discusses challenges to expanding the primary care workforce, bringing outpatient clinics into communities, mobile clinics and telehealth, affordability, and more.
Author(s): Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Jalisa Clark, Emma Walsh-Alker
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in New Mexico
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Status of New Mexico 2020
Slide deck providing regional and rural-urban comparisons of income, education level, healthcare coverage, health status, health behaviors, chronic conditions, substance use, mental health, and more based on various New Mexico Department of Health datasets.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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New Mexico Department of Health: FY21 - FY23 Strategic Plan
Identifies the priorities of the New Mexico Department of Health and explains how the Department plans to improve health statewide.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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Human Cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in New Mexico, 1975-2021
Provides a county map of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) cases in New Mexico from 1975-2020, with additional maps for each year from 2006-2020. Includes charts that represent cases by year, mortality, cases by month, and demographic data.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – New Mexico Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in New Mexico in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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New Mexico Health Care Workforce Committee: 2021 Annual Report
Provides detailed data at the county level, comparing New Mexico's healthcare workforce to national benchmarks. Discusses rural and frontier area shortages, health workforce migration trends, and potential solutions for solving the state's workforce issues including in rural areas; provides updates on previous recommendations. Includes a special focus on the behavioral health workforce, and appendices include gap analyses of New Mexico healthcare professions by county.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
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Doulas Provide Support for Maternal and Infant Health in Rural Communities
Features a New Mexico doula program that reaches American Indian, Hispanic, and other populations who lack nearby labor/delivery units, a Minnesota program helping moms experiencing incarceration, and a North Dakota program training postpartum doulas to care for families impacted by opioid use disorder and other substance use.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Drug Use Among American Indian Youth in New Mexico 2019
Fact sheet offering data on current and lifetime drug use trends among American Indian students based on the 2019 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resilience Survey. Discusses impacts of trauma and sources of support on the likelihood of drug use.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
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"You're Going to Have to Think a Little Bit Different" Barriers and Facilitators to Using mHealth to Increase Physical Activity among Older, Rural Cancer Survivors
Study examining the potential of mobile health (mHealth) technology, specifically wearable activity trackers (WATs), to increase physical activity among rural older cancer survivors based on focus group interviews with 21 cancer survivors in New Mexico. Discusses motivation and barriers to using WATs related to peer emotional and informational support, social support, and engaging marginalized individuals.
Author(s): Tamar Ginossar, Heidi Rishel Brakey, Andrew L. Sussman, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(17), 8929
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 6/28/2022