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Oklahoma State Department of Health - COVID-19
Resources and information on Oklahoma's response to COVID-19, including resources for healthcare providers and information on cases, testing, and vaccination in the state.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Primary Care Case Management in Medicaid: A Strategy for Supporting Primary Care in Rural Areas
Describes how Medicaid agencies in five states - Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Idaho, and Oklahoma - utilize primary care case management (PCCM) programs to strengthen primary care, particularly in rural areas. Identifies three strategies implemented by some or all of these states to support primary care providers, and highlights lessons learned for state Medicaid programs that want to strengthen primary care in rural areas.
Author(s): Neva Kaye
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Rural Hospital Closings in Southern States
Interactive map depicting 59 rural hospital closures from January 2012 - July 2021 in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Uses data from the North Carolina Health Research Program.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
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United States Prosperity Index 2021
Assesses the economic, institutional, and social aspects of prosperity across the United States over the past decade. Features state-by-state breakdowns of prosperity increases and decreases. Examines 11 pillars of prosperity, made up of 48 different elements, measured by over 200 state-level indicators. Includes a county-level index for 12 selected states.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Legatum Institute
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Oklahoma - COVID-19 Project Echo
Offers weekly Project ECHO sessions on the COVID-19 pandemic to keep healthcare providers updated as the situation evolves.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Oklahoma
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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CHWs At Work: Making a Difference for Oklahoma's Marshallese Community
Highlights an Oklahoma program that uses community health workers (CHWs) for outreach to the Marshallese community in a three-county area. Provides a brief history and overview of the Marshallese population and discusses the health concerns the CHWs address.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Oklahoma Rural Hospital Closures by the Numbers
Research brief discussing rural hospital closures in Oklahoma and impacts of closures on access to care. Presents data on closures between 2005 and 2020, noting driving distance to the nearest open hospital. Addresses demographic characteristics of counties with closed hospitals and health equity impacts of closures.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Patient Experiences: Best Practices of High Performing Critical Access Hospitals
Recording of a December 15, 2020, webinar discussing best practices used by high-performing Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) regarding patient satisfaction. Provides an overview of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey and examines Oklahoma CAH performance in HCAHPS. Presents best practices for improving HCAHPS performance and for patient and family engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Author(s): Karla Weng
Date: 12/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health, Stratis Health
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Last Updated: 8/31/2021