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Promoting Health Literacy through Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)
Recording of a June 8, 2023, conference session on health literacy and culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Health Equity Conference. Features a presentation from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences on the Targeted Rural Health Education Project, in which health sciences students write newspaper articles on medical topics of importance to the rural communities they serve. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the video description, then selecting Show transcript.
Additional links: Kay Miller Temple and David Schmitz, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Presentation Slides
Date: 06/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Seventh Biennial Report 2023: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota
Updates the previous six editions of this report with a comprehensive examination of healthcare workforce licensure data related to number of licensed professionals, locations, specialties, and demographics in rural and urban North Dakota. Includes a new chapter on pandemic planning and highlights the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: 2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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Exploring Health Insurance Coverage in the North Central Region at the Intersection of Location, Employment, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Provides data on health insurance coverage in North Central Region states. Includes rural versus urban coverage comparisons, further broken down by employment type, gender, and race/ethnicity.
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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The 24/7 Sobriety Program's Effects on Impaired Drivers in North Dakota: 2014-2021
Reports on the 24/7 Sobriety Program's effectiveness in preventing recidivism in alcohol-impaired drivers. Includes an overview of the program and its strategies, information on participants, and program entries and violations broken down by rural versus urban county.
Author(s): Kimberly Vachal, Yun Zhou
Date: 09/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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North Dakota Medically Underserved Areas/Populations (MUAs/MUPs)
County-level map of North Dakota showing designated Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs).
Date: 09/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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The Targeted Rural Health Education Project: Newspaper/Medical Student Collaboration Bringing Health Information to Rural Communities
Video highlighting the Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) program, which helps medical students at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences bring plain language health education to the communities they serve.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Palliative Care — More Than Just Hospice, with Karla Weng and Pat Justis
An episode of the Exploring Rural Health podcast featuring Karla Weng, Senior Program Manager for Stratis Health, and Pat Justis, Director of the Washington State Office of Rural Health. Discusses rural palliative care and an initiative to expand access in rural communities in Washington State, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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North Dakota Supports Caregivers to Serve Rural Populations
Highlights a program for supporting caregivers in rural North Dakota. Details the efforts to expand support services to rural areas and discusses some of the challenges rural caretakers face.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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North Dakota CAHs, RHCs, and FQHCs, 2022
Map of North Dakota delineating counties and showing the locations of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and referral centers.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals and Referral Centers
Map of North Dakota showing delineated counties with Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and referral centers.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Last Updated: 2/1/2024