Ohio State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP): 2020-2022
Provides an overview of Ohio's State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) and outlines priorities, measurable objectives, evidence-based strategies, and an evaluation plan. Discusses the social determinants of health impacting equity for racial, gender, and other minorities. Includes information on community conditions, health behaviors, and access to care related to Appalachian and rural communities.
Author(s): Amy Bush Stevens, Hailey Akah, Zach Reat Date: 04/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Health Policy Institute of Ohio, Ohio Department of Health view details
Ohio's Rural and Urban Counties
Map of rural, partially rural, urban, and Appalachian counties in Ohio overlaid with locations of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
Date: 2020 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Ohio Primary Care Office view details
Strengthening Public Health in Rural Ohio Through a Council of Governments
Describes the process 7 county health departments in rural Ohio took to share resources and increase capacity while seeking accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board. Discusses the development of a council of governments and the results of strategic planning.
Date: 11/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Sharing Public Health Services view details
Rural Surgery Call Coverage: Innovative Locoregional Solutions Can Fill the Gap
Features rural locum tenens systems as possible templates to help provide call coverage for rural surgeons. Highlights a successful pilot Canadian Rural Locum Tenens Project and a collaboration with a surgical group in Ohio that helped provide surgical coverage for area rural hospitals.
Author(s): Stephen Hiscock, Michael Sarap Citation: Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 104(4), 52-54 Date: 04/2019 Type: Document view details
Rural Health Care Access: Research Report
Summarizes rural health priorities for rural and
Appalachian counties to assist local public health
departments in Ohio with the public health accreditation
process. Provides information on access to healthcare
services in rural and Appalachian counties and covers
strategies to improve access to care.
Author(s): Michele Morrone, Cory Cronin, Shannon Nicks, Kristin Schuller Date: 01/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The Appalachian Institute to Advance Health Equity Science view details
Regional Forum Findings: A Component of the 2019 State Health Assessment
Reports on findings from 5 regional forums and an online
survey of rural Appalachian and non-Appalachian, suburban,
and urban counties in Ohio to inform the state health
assessment and the state health improvement plan. Includes
information on strengths, positive trends, challenges,
negative trends, and priorities by rural and urban
Author(s): Amy Bush Stevens, Hailey Akah Date: 12/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Policy Institute of Ohio view details
Understanding Infant and Toddler Child Care Deserts
Examines the availability of licensed infant-toddler child
care in 9 states and the District of Columbia, with a
focus on how rural communities are disproportionately
affected by a limited or complete lack of access to childcare services. Features discussion on consequences of childcare deserts and offers policy recommendations to increase
the supply of licensed child care.
Author(s): Steven Jessen-Howard, Rasheed Malik, Simon Workman, Katie Hamm Date: 10/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details