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School-Based Health Centers as an Approach to Address Health Disparities among Rural Youth: A Study Protocol for a Multilevel Research Framework
Describes a study protocol to evaluate the impact of school-based health centers (SBHCs) on healthcare utilization, health outcomes, and education in rural, disadvantaged New York counties. Discusses risk factor identification and data collection at the individual, school district, and community levels.
Author(s): Xue Zhang, Mildred E. Warner, Sharon Tennyson, et al.
Citation: PLoS ONE, 19(5), e0303660
Date: 05/2024
Type: Document
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Disadvantaged Groups Have Greater Spatial Access to Pharmacies in New York State
Examines spatial pharmacy access in low-income and racial minority communities across New York State. Utilizes population weighted mean shortest road network distance (PWMSD) to examine distance to closest pharmacy. Includes Census Tract-level maps showing demographics such as poverty, education level, Black, and Hispanic/Latino quartile percentages and the correlation to pharmacy access. Includes discussion about how rurality factors into pharmacy access for disadvantaged groups.
Author(s): Abhinav Suri, James Quinn, Raymond R. Balise, et al.
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 24, 471
Date: 04/2024
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in New York
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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – New York Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in New York in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural New York: Challenges and Opportunities
Provides comparative data for the 10 rural counties in New York. Discusses issues such as transportation, aging and overall declining population, shrinking labor force, and lack of access to adequate housing, food, healthcare, and broadband.
Author(s): Thomas P. DiNapoli
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of the New York State Comptroller
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Northern New York Needs Assessment Rural Practitioners Report
Highlights the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment needs and barriers to care in Northern New York (NNY). Bases needs assessment on the findings of an online survey of NNY practitioners and discusses some of the types of SUD treatment and substances being treated, along with a discussion of the barriers to care the providers have experienced.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information 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. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2023
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau
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New York State Annual Poverty Report - 2023
Summary of the state of poverty in New York, taken from the 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.
Additional links: Data Key, Executive Summary, New York County Poverty Levels
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York State Community Action Association
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Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Research brief profiling the health professionals fulfilling service obligations in New York State through federal or state provider incentive programs as of March 2022. Discusses Health Professional Shortage Area placements and J-1 visa waivers. Features statistics including the number and per capita rate of service-obligated providers by region of practice and a list of New York State counties with breakdowns by urban or rural status.
Additional links: Overview: Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Alexandra Romero, Jean Moore
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Stigma and Opioid Use Disorder in Northern New England
Report presents a study on the stigma around opioid use disorder (OUD) in Northern New England. Details the results of a survey of clinicians and counselors on the perceived stigma around OUD and OUD treatment in the rural counties of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northern New York.
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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Last Updated: 5/22/2024