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Availability of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
Fact sheet providing details about North Dakota's primary care physicians, or those working in family/general practice, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics. Uses 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile and compares physicians by rural/urban status, location of medical school, age, and sex.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Demographics of International Medical Graduates in North Dakota
Highlights international medical graduates (IMGs) in North Dakota, focusing on medical school location, age and sex, specialty, and rural/urban location. Based on 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Characteristics of U.S. Medical Graduates and International Medical Graduates in North Dakota
Uses 2015 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile to show the characteristics of direct care physicians practicing in North Dakota. Includes breakdowns by sex and rural/urban status, year of graduation, work location, specialty, and primary care specialty.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Robin Besse, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Engaging Tribal Nations of North Dakota in Conducting Community Health Assessments
Outlines the purpose and process of conducting a community health assessment (CHA) for Native American communities. Covers tribal public health policy and governance, community engagement in CHAs, steps for planning a CHA, working with data, and preparing a tribal community health improvement plan.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: American Indian Public Health Resource Center, North Dakota Department of Health
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Where did North Dakota Primary Care Physicians Graduate from Medical School and Where Have North Dakota Medical School Graduates Gone?
Uses 2013 data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile to show the migration tendencies of North Dakota's primary care physicians, including physicians who graduated from the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Author(s): Gary Hart, Mandi-Leigh Peterson, Abdimajid Ahmed
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Telemedicine Penetration and Consultation Among Rural Trauma Patients in Critical Access Hospital Emergency Departments in North Dakota
Discusses the use of telemedicine in rural Critical Access Hospital (CAH) emergency departments in North Dakota and how the availability of those services changed outcomes for trauma patients. Includes data and statistics regarding use.
Author(s): Nicholas M. Mohr, Karisa K. Harland, Elizabeth Chrischilles, et al.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Telehealth Research Center
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Oral Health Care Service in North Dakota Community Health Care Centers
Presents an overview of the federally funded Community Health Center (CHC) program in North Dakota. Addresses their locations within the state, services provided, sources of revenue, and patient demographics. Particular attention is given to the oral health services provided by CHCs, including a cost comparison between oral health services and medical services.
Author(s): Jun Lee, Shawnda Schroeder
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Social Factors Affecting Pediatric Oral Health in North Dakota
Presents the findings of surveys given to North Dakota children and youth in grade school through high school to determine their knowledge of, and resources to practice, good oral hygiene. Results were tabulated by race and address disparities in the frequency of brushing, the consumption of sugary beverages, and access to oral healthcare supplies.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Dentists Providing Oral Health Care to Long Term Care Residents: Survey Chartbook & Four North Dakota Case Studies
Reports on a survey conducted to assess oral health services among long-term care (LTC) facilities in North Dakota. Addresses oral health policies, care practices, and dental providers' views on geriatric oral health. Provides additional analysis through 4 rural case studies.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder, Patrick Bright
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Oral Health Care in North Dakota Long Term Care Facilities
Provides data on oral health in long-term care (LTC) facilities in North Dakota. Compares rural and urban variation in oral health policies regarding services and staff training. Includes recommendations to encourage LTC facilities to strengthen relationships with oral health providers and improve access to oral health for their residents.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder
Date: 06/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Last Updated: 9/27/2023