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2017 New York Residency Training Outcomes: A Summary of Responses to the 2017 New York Resident Exit Survey
Results of a survey of physicians who completed their residency training in New York in 2017. Features demographics, placement or intended career path, and impressions of the job market search options. Includes data and statistics about those entering rural practice.
Author(s): Yuhao Liu, Morgan Clifford, David Armstrong
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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A Comparative Analysis of New York's Active Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Research brief using data drawn from survey responses collected between September 2015 - December 2017, exploring similarities and differences between New York state physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Features statistics with breakdowns by rural and urban practice locations.
Author(s): Yuhao Liu, Robert Martiniano, Jean Moore
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Working Together at the State and National Level: Q&A with Karen Madden
Interview with Charles D. Cook Office of Rural Health Director Karen Madden. Highlights the collaborations among New York State's rural health organizations. Describes Madden's work at the state and national levels supporting rural health.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 04/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Pediatric Medicaid Patients' Utilization of Outpatient and Emergency Department Services in New York State
Research brief using data from 614,249 unique patients ages 0-20 years who had at least one Medicaid visit to an emergency department (ED) in New York during 2014. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural residence and outpatient settings, and a map showing rates of pediatric avoidable ED visits in rural and urban New York counties.
Author(s): Simona Surdu, Nafin Harun, Robert Martiniano
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Case Studies of Telehealth Programs in New York
Synthesizes information from 7 case studies of healthcare providers who regularly use telehealth applications in service delivery, including those who serve patients in rural communities. Identifies common themes and findings related to the impact of these services on provider organizations and patient populations. Featured programs include those emphasizing oral health, home care, and psychiatric care.
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Carol Rodat, Bridget Baker, Lauren Boyd, Rachel Carter, et al.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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A Profile of New York State Nurse Practitioners, 2017
Describes active nurse practitioners (NPs) in New York, based on information from NPs who recertified from September 2015 through December 2016. Includes map of New York Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) regions and table with practice settings of active NPs by PHIP region, both with breakdowns by urban or rural status.
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Shen Wang, Jean Moore
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Culture and Self-Determination Provide Strength to Heal
Describes how the Seneca Nation of Indians have incorporated their culture into every program and community initiative. Examples include school and adult Seneca language immersion programs, restoring indigenous plants, cultivating native animals, and the Seneca Strong program to address substance abuse by incorporating prevention and sobriety programming into traditional rites of passage, outdoor skills camps, and powwows. The Seneca Nation of Indians (New York) are a recipient of the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Medicaid Expansion: Behavioral Health Treatment Use in Selected States in 2014
Report to Congress describing the population of Medicaid expansion enrollees with behavioral health diagnoses in 2014, and the use of behavioral health treatment among the enrolled population. Results are based on the experience of four states: Iowa, New York, Washington, and West Virginia. Includes a discussion on urban/rural geographic distribution of enrollees and the barriers to accessing treatment for enrollees living in rural areas.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey
Provides state and county-level data on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Includes breakdowns by five levels of urban or rural county types.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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New York State Annual Poverty Report 2017
Summary of the state of poverty in New York, taken from the 2011-2015 American Communities Survey data (U.S. Census Bureau). Provides an overview of the state as well as county level data on race, education, income, health, and gender as they relate to poverty.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York State Community Action Association
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Utilization of Oral Health Services by Medicaid-Insured Adults in New York, 2012-2013
Presents a report on the rates of enrollment and utilization of adult Medicaid dental benefits in New York State from 2012-2013. Analyzes data by age, race, and gender, as well as by county, which is broken down by rural, urban, or mixed rural-urban status.
Author(s): Simona Surdu, Margaret Langelier, Jean Moore
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oral Health Workforce Research Center
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in New York
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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State Variations in the Rural Obstetric Workforce
Illustrates the challenges affecting the obstetric workforce in Critical Access Hospitals and other rural hospitals having at least 10 births in 2010 using data derived from a telephone survey conducted in 9 states.
Author(s): Peiyin Hung, Katy B. Kozhimannil, Michelle M. Casey, Carrie Henning-Smith, Shailendra Prasad
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Where Are the Doctors?: Results of HANYS' 2015 Physician Advocacy Survey
Results of the Healthcare Association of New York State's (HANYS) annual survey of 103 member hospitals on issues related to physician shortages in New York State. Features statistics in various categories with breakdowns by downstate, upstate (nonrural), and rural areas of New York.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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A Profile of Oral Health Providers in New York State
Results of a study examining the dentist and dental hygienist workforce in New York, using U.S. Census Bureau data from 2009-2013. Features statistics with breakdowns by sex, race or ethnicity, age group, and rural or urban location.
Author(s): Tracey Continelli, Cassondra Bruce, Erin Roberts, Robert Martiniano
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Comparisons of Weight Change, Eating Habits and Physical Activity Between Women in Northern Sweden and Rural New York State - Results from a Longitudinal Study
Reports on a study that compares the change in weight over a 10 year period of women living in Northern Sweden and rural New York State. Identifies and compares the eating habits, the physical activities, and the vulnerability to the negative effects of unhealthy behaviors on both female population groups.
Author(s): Kristina Lindvall, Paul Jenkins, Melissa Scribani, et al.
Citation: Nutrition Journal, 14, 88
Date: 08/2015
Type: Document
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Technology Stemming from Tragedy
Describes how Finger Lakes Community Health, a rural Federally Qualified Health Center, developed an open access telehealth network in response to two separate traffic accidents involving FLCH providers.
Author(s): Kate Menzies
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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New York Physician Workforce Profile, 2014 Edition
Contains a profile of the supply, demand and distribution of physicians licensed in New York with rural county profiles.
Date: 05/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Community Health Center Growth & Sustainability: State Profiles From the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States
Provides health and economic data, and Medicaid policy information regarding community health centers (CHCs) in rural and urban areas, from 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia.
Author(s): Dan Lowenstein, Nancy Lager, Tom Manning, et al.
Date: 12/2014
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Development Corporation, RCHN Community Health Foundation
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Risk Factors for HCV Infection Among Young Adults in Rural New York Who Inject Prescription Opioid Analgesics
Details a study of hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence among people who inject drugs and those who misuse prescription opioid analgesics in rural New York. Analyzes cohort by age, gender, age at first injection, and use of a syringe exchange program, among others.
Author(s): Jon E. Zibbell, Rachel Hart-Malloy, John Barry, Lillian Fan, Colleen Flanigan
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 104(11), 2226-2232
Date: 11/2014
Type: Document
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An Examination of New York State's Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Describes the RAND Corporation’s examination of approaches to integrated care for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) implemented by New York state community mental health centers. Page 29 includes a description of the additional barriers to integrated care in rural areas compared with clinics in urban areas.
Author(s): Deborah Scharf, Joshua Breslau, Nicole Schmidt Hackbarth, et al.
Date: 09/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York State Health Foundation
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The Oral Health Workforce in New York
Summary of the oral health workforce across the state of New York. Includes demographics for both dentists and dental hygienists, discussion of the low availability of Medicaid oral health providers, and distribution of the workforce by region.
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Pathways for Delivery Transformation; Spotlight on the States #7
Discusses what Illinois and New York are proposing and have executed to demonstrate waivers that will permit states to implement the ACA’s Medicaid expansion using private insurance. Illinois proposes to establish loan repayment assistance to providers and other healthcare workers who commit to serving Medicaid populations in rural or other underserved areas.
Author(s): DaShawn Groves
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Doctors Across New York: Physician Loan Repayment and Physician Practice Support Program Awards 2009 - 2013
Discusses the shortages of health professionals in New York and describes programs to encourage health care professionals to locate in high-need geographic areas or to work with underserved and rural populations.
Date: 04/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Doctor Shortage: Outpatient and Primary Care Need Growing, Results of HANYS' 2013 Physician Advocacy Survey
Discusses the primary care workforce shortage in New York State. Advocates for the use of telehealth services in rural areas to improve access to care. Contains a section dedicated to rural hospitals and health systems and discusses the Doctors Across New York program which helps hospitals and health systems recruit physicians to underserved areas.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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Causes and Consequences of Rural Pharmacy Closures: A Multi-Case Study
Policy brief identifies factors that contributed to the closing of six rural pharmacies in different states and describes how the affected communities adapted to losing locally based services.
Author(s): Kelli Todd, Katie Westfall, Bill Doucette, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller
Date: 08/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Care Management for Medicaid Enrollees Through Community Health Teams
Presents data from a 2011 to 2012 review of state Medicaid medical home programs in eight states. Identifies community health team programs, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), that provide an array of services, such as care coordination to self-management coaching. Includes information on small or rural practices.
Author(s): Mary Takach, Jason Buxbaum
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Doctor Shortage: Condition Critical: Results of HANYS' 2012 Physician Advocacy Survey
Describes the physician shortage in New York State and includes a section highlighting rural findings on physician workforce data, including recruitment and retention of specialists.
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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Hearts and Hands: Piecing Together Faith and Safety for Rural Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence
Toolkit created to support partnerships between faith leaders and domestic violence victim services providers in rural communities. Includes information on how to understand the faith community's role in supporting domestic violence victims, challenges and lessons learned, and examples of model programs in rural New York, Massachusetts, and South Dakota.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence
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2011: The Doctor Can't See You Now: Results of the HANYS' Physician Advocacy Survey
Describes the physician shortage in New York State, its impact on hospitals, implications for patient access to care, and the associated challenge of recruiting physicians across the state. Includes a section on rural hospitals.
Date: 01/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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Help Wanted: New York's Physician Shortage Continues to Worsen
Provides information on the physician shortage in New York, especially in rural areas of the state.
Date: 01/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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The Doctor Can't See You Now: New York's Physician Shortage Grows
Provides an overview of physician workforce supply and demand in New York. Includes a section focused on physician shortages in rural areas of the state.
Date: 12/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Association of New York State
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New York Health Centers Research & Data
Provides maps of FQHC locations and communities experiencing shortages of primary care physicians. Also includes information on the populations served by health centers, services provided, staff, patient visits, costs of care, and use of electronic health information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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ERS State Fact Sheet: New York
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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New York 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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New York 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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New York 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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Last Updated: 7/16/2018