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Examining Cancer Equity in Rural and Tribal Communities
Presents a panel discussion of cancer-related health disparities among rural and tribal communities in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. Focuses on the barriers to cancer care in these communities and discusses ways to promote equity and prevention.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health, SLM Consulting, LLC., South Dakota Public Health Association
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North Dakota Tests Innovative Health IT Approaches to Improve Hypertension Identification and Control in Workplaces
Highlights a hypertension identification and control project in North Dakota. The program expanded blood pressure screening access to rural and tribal communities; leveraged health information technology; and included partnerships with local health departments, emergency medical services, health systems, and health insurance companies. Summarizes the program's strategies and activities, results, lessons learned, and recommendations.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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At Presentation Medical Center: Culture Impacts Success
Describes Presentation Medical Center's (PMC) progress as part of the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project, completed in 2017, focused on assessing PMC's finances and operations. PMC is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located in Rolla, North Dakota.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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North Dakota Behavioral Health System Study Final Report, April 2018
Reports findings from the North Dakota Comprehensive Behavioral Health Systems Analysis, which includes a review of the existing behavioral health system, an analysis of utilization and payment patterns by payer source, and recommendations to improve the behavioral health system to meet the needs of the community. Discusses the benefits and challenges of providing behavioral health services in rural areas.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Human Services Research Institute, North Dakota Department of Health
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North Dakota Nursing Facility Workforce Survey Chartbook: 2016
Analyzes the survey results from 78 nursing facility chief executive officers in North Dakota. Describes characteristics of the nursing facility workforce. Includes rural versus urban comparisons for multiple measures, such as registered nurse (RN) vacancy rates, number of nurse full-time equivalents (FTEs), level of difficulty in filling staff positions, most important problem in recruiting RNs, and many others.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Rural Collaborative Opportunities For Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy
Provides an overview of the North Dakota Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-Cool-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy programs, including information on the number of students and rural communities involved with the programs. Describes the opportunities for students in grades 5 through 12 to learn about and understand a wide range of healthcare careers available in their rural communities.
Author(s): Kylie Nissen
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Non-Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
Fact sheet discussing physicians in North Dakota who provide non-direct patient care such as faculty, researchers, and administrators. Uses 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile and includes breakdowns by rural/urban location.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Availability of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
Provides an analysis of the availability of direct patient care physicians in North Dakota by rural/urban status, location of medical school and residency, gender, and age using 2013 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Demographics of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
Fact Sheet describing direct patient care physicians by age, patient population, and rural/urban status in North Dakota using 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Type of Employment for Physicians in North Dakota
An analysis of practicing physicians by sex, age, rural/urban status, type of practice, and region in North Dakota using 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Last Updated: 3/7/2024