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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: 09/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Oklahoma State Department of Health - COVID-19
Resources and information on Oklahoma's response to COVID-19, including the state call center, news, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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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: 07/2020
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University
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Rapid Analysis: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on Rural Communities and The Need for Per Capita Measures
Presents a report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural Oklahoma. Explores counties with high rates of COVID-19 in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas and analyzes the rural burden of the disease.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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MPH Students Tackle Real-Life Problems at Oklahoma's Critical Access Hospitals
Presents an overview of an Oklahoma State University (OSU) program that enables public health students, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health (OORH), to address challenges facing Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in Oklahoma. Projects are selected based on priorities from Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs), with past efforts addressing mental health first aid, healthy eating, substance use, physical activity, and more.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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Oklahoma HPSA Scores: Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map of Oklahoma displaying the location of Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and their HPSA scores.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma HPSA Scores: Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the location of Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and their HPSA scores.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma HPSA Scores: Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the location of Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and their HPSA score.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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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: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Newborns with Withdrawal Symptoms Caused by Maternal Exposure to Select Substances
Reports on the use of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) diagnosis codes describing withdrawal symptoms of newborns impacted by maternal exposure to certain substances, and identifies the number of newborns impacted by exposure using data from Oklahoma's Medicaid and birth certificate records. Lists clinical symptoms and conditions present among affected newborns, and offers data on the demographic distribution by county, select maternal characteristics, and birth outcomes of newborns with withdrawal symptoms.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers (FQHC) in Oklahoma
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the communities with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),
Date: 12/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Maternal Characteristics and Birth Outcomes among Oklahoma Medicaid: 2016 SoonerCare – Birth Data Linkage Report
Examines birth outcomes of mothers with live births paid by SoonerCare, Oklahoma's Medicaid, versus mothers with live births not paid by SoonerCare using 2016 data from the Oklahoma Medicaid Management Information Systems of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, and the Center for Health Statistics division of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Data compared includes race and ethnicity, age, education, marital status, infant birth weight, rural/urban residence, and starting trimester for prenatal care.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Video: How Communities Are Working Together to Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities
Discusses physician shortages in rural Oklahoma and highlights a public-private partnership working to improve access. Details the partnership between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, the Physician Manpower Training Commission, Oklahoma Medical Association, Texas County, and Memorial Hospital of Texas County.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Oklahoma Health Care Authority Research - Data and Reports
Provides access to enrollment data by county for SoonerCare, Oklahoma's Medicaid program, and provider and service data for SoonerCare and Insure Oklahoma, the state's healthcare coverage insurance for qualifying adults and small business employees. Includes state data on the uninsured and Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) annual and strategic planning reports.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
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Implementation of Liver Cancer Education Among Health Care Providers and Community Coalitions in the Cherokee Nation
Describes an intervention in 2017-2018 to plan and implement activities to increase knowledge and awareness of liver cancer prevention among Cherokee Nation health care providers. Includes recommendations to improve viral hepatitis surveillance, increase support for strategies to eliminate hepatitis B virus, and enhance services including risk factor screening and serologic testing.
Author(s): Behnoosh Momin, Jorge Mera, Whitney Essex, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Date: 08/2019
Type: Document
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HIV Testing in 50 Local Jurisdictions Accounting for the Majority of New HIV Diagnoses and Seven States with Disproportionate Occurrence of HIV in Rural Areas, 2016–2017
Reports on HIV testing in 50 local jurisdictions where most new diagnoses of HIV infection in 2016 and 2017 were found and in seven states with high rural rates of HIV. Includes rural-urban data on HIV testing for Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Carolina.
Author(s): Marc A. Pitasi, Kevin P. Delaney, John T. Brooks, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 68(25), 561-567
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Recorded Webinar: The ABCs of Antibiotic Stewardship (Part 2)
Continues the discussion on the importance of antibiotic stewardship for Critical Access Hospitals in a webinar recording. Identifies the core elements of antibiotic stewardship, addresses findings from the national Annual Facility Survey and national focus groups, and provides recommendations for implementing and improving antibiotic stewardship programs.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health, Stratis Health
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Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Rural Medical Education Sites and TeleHealth Network Sites
Provides a map identifying rural clinical rotation sites, telehealth network sites, and other clinical and graduate medical education sites affiliated with Oklahoma State University.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Disparities in Chronic Health Conditions between Urban and Rural Oklahoma Mothers during the Preconception Period
Examines disparities between rural and urban Oklahoma women in the preconception period. Addresses differences in diabetes, hypertension, and depression rates, as well as other factors such as race/ethnicity, education, marital status, and income. Discusses the results and offers recommendations based on the study's findings.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Evaluation of Demonstration Projects to End Childhood Hunger (EDECH): The Chickasaw Nation Packed Promise Project
Report exploring a project in which boxes of nutritious, shelf-stable foods were provided to low-income families in the Chickasaw Nation territory in rural Oklahoma. Discusses successes, challenges, and costs of implementation.
Author(s): Ronette Briefel, Gregory Chojnacki, Vivian Gabor, et al.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica
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Oral Health: Targeting Rural Areas
Compiles articles from a special issue of the Texas Public Health Journal focusing on rural oral health in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Covers emergency department use in Texas for oral health needs in rural versus urban counties, geriatric oral health and workforce options such as teledentistry, a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment project under a state waiver targeting rural communities, partnerships to reach underserved areas and pregnant women, and oral health initiatives in Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Citation: Texas Public Health Journal, 71(2), 2-16
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Public Health Association
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Recorded Webinar: The ABCs of Antibiotic Stewardship (Part 1)
Provides a webinar recording addressing antibiotic stewardship for Critical Access Hospitals. Focuses on the core elements of antibiotic stewardship, the related Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measure for CAHs, and the current performance of Oklahoma's CAHs on antibiotic stewardship implementation.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health, Stratis Health
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Oklahoma Counties by Rural-Urban Continuum Codes, 2013
Provides a map showing counties in Oklahoma shaded by metro/non-metro rural-urban continuum codes.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Core Based Statistical Areas in Oklahoma 2015
Provides a map identifying the metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA) in Oklahoma using 2015 Census data.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma Breast & Cervical Cancer Annual Report
Identifies the populations within the state of Oklahoma at highest risk for breast and cervical cancer. Includes statistics by county on the incidence and mortality due to breast and cervical cancer. Identifies priority strategies and new technologies occurring statewide to ensure access to screening services, and diagnostic and treatment services, and offers recommendations for funding, cost reduction strategies, and additional efforts supporting the prevention and screening for breast and cervical cancer.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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An Extraordinary Year: 2019 Annual Report
Highlights the Oklahoma Hospital Association's (OHA) 2019 leadership and advocacy efforts, including the use of grant funds to support scholarships for the advancement of rural hospital staff through certification, and to develop an alternative payment methodology for rural health clinics bringing Medicaid payment rates up to Medicare levels.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Hospital Association
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Profile of American Indian Mothers with Oklahoma Medicaid Reimbursed Live Birth in 2016
An assessment of selected maternal characteristics and birth outcomes among American Indian mothers who gave live birth in Oklahoma in 2016 using data based on deliveries reimbursed by Oklahoma Medicaid, and data from Vital Records Division of Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).
Author(s): Lu Zhou, Shelly Patterson, Tram Nguyen
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Oklahoma Health Care Authority, Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Racial Misclassification in Mortality Records among American Indians/Alaska Natives in Oklahoma from 1991 to 2015
Analyzes American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) age-adjusted mortality rates before and after linking with Indian Health Service (IHS) health records and adjusting for racial misclassification in Oklahoma from 1991 to 2015. Examines differences in misclassification by gender, age, race, geography, and cause of death. Includes practice and policy implications.
Author(s): Tyler M. Dougherty, Amanda E. Janitz, Mary B. Williams, et al.
Citation: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 25(suppl 5), S36-S43
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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Spatiotemporal Analysis of Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline Registrations Using Geoimputation and Joinpoint Analysis
Analyzes registrations for the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline for any racial group and American Indians from 2006-2017 to assist with evaluating public health prevention efforts. Examines helpline usage to determine the impact in a smaller geographic area and the geographic distribution of helpline usage for American Indians in Oklahoma.
Author(s): Naci Dilekli, Amanda Janitz, Sydney Martinez, et al.
Citation: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 25(suppl 5), S61-S69
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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FQHCs, Rural Health Clinics, and Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) within the state. Also shows Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) by designation type.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Diabetes & Obesity in Oklahoma, 2016
Provides a map showing obesity and diabetes rates by county for Oklahoma.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Food Choice Considerations Among American Indians Living in Rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE Study
Reports the findings of a modified Food Choices Values (FCV) Questionnaire administered to 83 American Indian (Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) customers who shop at tribally owned convenience stores at least 3 times a week. Questionnaire requested information related to buying and eating food, including sensory appeal, safety, accessibility, weight control, convenience, and organic and comfort food. Research findings were used to design and implement a healthy retail intervention within two tribally owned and managed convenience stores.
Author(s): Marianna S. Wetherill, Mary B. Williams, Micah L. Hartwell, et al.
Citation: Appetite, 128, 14-20
Date: 09/2018
Type: Document
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Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma, 2018
Provides a map showing the name and location of Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma.
Date: 09/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Rapid Repeat Births Among Oklahoma Teens
Provides data on teenage pregnancies in Oklahoma with a focus on repeat pregnancies within 18 months. Includes data breakdowns by rural/urban location, obesity, Medicaid status, education level, age group, and race/ethnicity. Addresses birth control use, characteristics of fathers, pregnancy intention, and more.
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Nursing Professions in Oklahoma: Issue Compilation Brief
Provides an overview of Oklahoma's nursing workforce and offers recommendations to help increase the supply of nurses in the state, particularly in rural areas. Addresses their supply and demand, education capacity and continuing education, and recruitment and retention strategies.
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Governor's Council on Workforce and Economic Development, Health Workforce Subcommittee
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Oklahoma Partners Collaborate with Tribes on Tobacco Cessation
Discusses a collaboration between the Oklahoma Health Systems Initiative (HSI) and tribal nations to curb tobacco use in tribal communities. Details the entities working together under the HSI and the initiative's various interventions in tribal communities throughout the state.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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The Economic Impact of Rural Residency Programs in Oklahoma
Provides an overview of the economic impact of 6 rural residency programs on their communities and the state of Oklahoma. Poster presented at the 2018 National Rural Health Association Annual Conference.
Author(s): Lara Brooks, Brian Whitacre, Chad Landgraf
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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It's Our Story to Write: Oklahoma Cancer Prevention and Control Plan 2017-2022
Outlines goals and strategies to reduce the risk of cancer in Oklahoma, especially preventable cancers, with a focus on breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung. Discusses challenges and barriers for rural populations along with potential solutions.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma Drug Induced Causes of Death Due to Opioid Poisoning, 1999 to 2017
County-level map of Oklahoma, using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics, to show drug induced age-adjusted mortality rate due to opioid poisoning from 1999 to 2017.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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The Power of Unity: 2018 Annual Report
Overviews the Oklahoma Hospital Association's (OHA) 2018 leadership and advocacy efforts, including efforts to support Oklahoma's rural hospitals, such as working towards a 24-hour outpatient hospital model project.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Hospital Association
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Oklahoma Health Care Authority Strategic Plan 2018-2022
Offers a strategic plan for Oklahoma's Medicaid program, SoonerCare. Includes a focus on ensuring access and developing new providers and services for members in rural areas.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
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Critical Access Hospitals & Small Hospital Improvement Program Grantees in Oklahoma, 2017
Map of Oklahoma with counties delineated identifying the location of Critical Access Hospitals and Small Hospital Improvement Program Grantees.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Physician Supply Key to Oklahoma's Health and Wealth: Recommendations for Physician Training, Recruitment, Retention Strategies
Provides an overview of the physician shortage in Oklahoma. Discusses its impacts on population health and the economy, issues contributing to the shortage, and difficulty recruiting and retaining physicians, particularly in rural areas. Offers policy recommendations to help improve physician supply, including funding for rural training tracks, loan repayment programs, building data collection capacity, and identifying factors to help low-volume rural practices succeed.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Governor's Council for Workforce and Economic Development, Healthcare Workforce Subcommittee
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Oklahoma Rural Health Clinics
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the state.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Preparing Physicians for Rural-Based Primary Care Practice: A Preliminary Evaluation of Rural Training Initiatives at OSU-COM
Case study discussing a rural physician training program created by the Oklahoma State University Health Sciences Center College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM) in 2011 to address primary care physician shortages and rural healthcare access issues in Oklahoma. Describes the program's methodology, curriculum, and academic performance outcomes. Offers data on student demographics, GPA comparison of program participants to other OSU-COM medical students, and maps depicting residency and clinical training sites across Oklahoma.
Author(s): Denna L. Wheeler and Jeffrey B. Hackler
Citation: The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 117, 315-324
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
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Multilevel Prevention Trial of Alcohol Use Among American Indian and White High School Students in the Cherokee Nation
Evaluates a multilevel intervention program developed to prevent alcohol use among rural white and Native American youth in the Cherokee Nation. Studies 6 communities by comparing a control program with two intervention programs targeting access to alcohol and screening paired with targeted intervention through the school system. Evaluates survey data, reporting the outcomes of these intervention methods on heavy episodic drinking and 30-day alcohol use.
Author(s): Kelli Komro, Melvin Livingston, Alexander Wagenaar, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 107(3), 453-459
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
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Food Insecurity and Chronic Diseases Among American Indians in Rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE Study
Details a study on food security and cardiovascular disease in American Indians in Oklahoma. Bases conclusions on survey data from 513 AI adults from 2 tribal nations completed between April and May of 2015. Breaks down data by age, gender, and education, as well as rates of diabetes, obesity, and hypertension.
Author(s): Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Marianna S. Wetherill, Jordan Hearod
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 107(3), 441-446
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
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Oklahoma American Indian Maternal and Child Health Data Review
Provides data on maternal and child health for American Indians in Oklahoma. Addresses demographics, chronic conditions, pregnancy health, infant mortality, and more.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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An Innovative Community-Based Model for Improving Preventive Care in Rural Counties
Describes the implementation and evaluation of a rural community-based patient outreach program to deliver preventive care through the use of a wellness coordinator, community health organizations, and primary care practices in rural Oklahoma.
Author(s): Zsolt J. Nagykaldi, Dewey Scheid, Daniel Zhao, Bhawani Mishra, Tracy Greever-Rice
Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(5), 583-591
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma: SMART Program
Describes the Set Morals and Resist Temptations (SMART) program, promoting evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education for youth ages 11-19 in 4 high-need rural Southeast Oklahoma counties.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Office of Adolescent Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
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Oklahoma Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan 2017-2021
Provides a needs assessment and plan to address HIV prevention and care as required by the Ryan White Treatment and Modernization Act. Examines incidence for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS by race/ethnicity, gender, age group, and county. Discusses the HIV care continuum, along with challenges for rural access to care, and efforts to provide care.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma Emergency Department Utilization: July 2012 through June 2015
Reports on emergency department use in Oklahoma to help guide the state's Medicaid program, SoonerCare. Includes rural/urban breakdowns and some discussion of rural challenges.
Author(s): Mercer Government Human Services Consulting
Date: 08/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
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Oklahoma State Innovation Model (OSIM)
Reports on Oklahoma's State Innovation Model (SIM) grant efforts. The final draft of the State Health System Innovation Plan outlines Oklahoma's model for transforming state-purchased healthcare by linking reimbursement with care quality and health outcomes. Addresses the challenges rural regions may face with implementing the model and rural/urban differences throughout.
Date: 2016
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Community Collaboration with Rural, Culturally Diverse Populations - Sexual Violence Prevention in Northeast Oklahoma
Highlights a collaboration with tribal governments in rural Oklahoma to provide culturally appropriate sexual violence prevention programming.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma Health Workforce Data Book (2014-2015)
Describes the supply and distribution of actively practicing health professionals in Oklahoma based on information collected between June 2014 and May 2015, including county-level data. Designed to be easily accessible for state, county, and local planning groups. Provides several maps and charts identifying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUA/MUPs), the locations of healthcare facilities, various population-to-provider ratios, and more.
Additional links: State Overview Update, 2017
Author(s): Joe Fairbanks, Jane Garner, Mollie Kimpel, et al.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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The Economic Impact of a Typical Rural Community Pharmacy
Describes the results of a survey of rural pharmacy owners in Oklahoma to analyze the economic impact of a typical, rural community pharmacy in Oklahoma.
Author(s): Cheryl F. St. Clair, Gerald A. Doeksen, Paul Moore
Date: 12/2007
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Rural Health Works
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The Oklahoma Rural Health Care Plan 2000
Provides a framework for the improvement of health for rural populations in Oklahoma with a focus on the development and implementation of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program.
Date: 2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
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Oklahoma Board of Nursing Agency Data
Provides information on nurses licensed in Oklahoma, including supply by county for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), and advanced practiced registered nurses (APRNs). Contains data on average age of nurses by county and APRNs with prescriptive authority by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Board of Nursing
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Oklahoma Community Health Centers
Lists community health centers in Oklahoma. Includes a map showing their locations and a directory with addresses and phone numbers.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Primary Care Association
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Oklahoma Community Health Needs Assessments by County
Lists final needs assessment reports by county for Oklahoma for most counties. Addresses health indicators, use of healthcare services, primary care physician demand, economic impact of healthcare, and demographics for hospital service areas, as required for nonprofit hospitals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Focuses on how the hospitals can and do serve their respective communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
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Oklahoma Statistics on Health Available for Everyone (OK2SHARE)
Provides county-level health information for Oklahoma, including data on: infant mortality rates, births and birth defects, deaths, hospital and surgery discharges, cancer rates, and sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma State University Rural Health Blog
News blog of the Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health. Provides information about the center, their research, and other resources focused on rural health topics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma State of the State's Health Report
Reports on the health status of Oklahoma's citizens. Presents interactive datasets with health indicators, counties, and demographic factors on an A-F grade scale. Bases grades on the national average for the selected indicators. Covers mortality, health behaviors, risk factors, and socioeconomic factors.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma State Department of Health: Data and Reports
Lists several documents and maps that provide an overview of Oklahoma's healthcare landscape. Includes information on Oklahoma's healthcare workforce, healthcare facilities, National Health Service Corps (NHSC) providers, and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) All Disciplines
Map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental health, mental health, and primary care providers in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical area Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) mental health providers in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical population Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income population HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental providers.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical area Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), population group HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) primary care providers.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma Areas Within A 30 Minute Drive Time of a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Map of Oklahoma showing areas that are within a 30 minute driving distance of an FQHC.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma General Medical Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals in Rural Areas
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying all Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), general medical surgical hospitals, and general/long-term acute care hospitals located in rural areas of the state. Map is shaded to highlight the boundaries of rural and urban census tracts.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area: Federally Qualified Health Centers
Map showing the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the Oklahoma City metro area, overlaid to show which facilities serve Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) or Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs). Included list provides the name, address, facility type, contact information, and rural/urban designation for each FQHC in the area.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), co-located FQHC service sites, and FQHC service sites.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Tulsa Metropolitan Area: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) & Medically Underserved Areas (MUA/Ps)
Map showing the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the Tulsa metro area, overlaid to show which facilities serve Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) or Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs). Provides the name, address, facility type, contact information, and rural/urban designation for each FQHC in the area.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma General Medical Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the location of general medical hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma Medically Underserved Areas & Populations (MUA/Ps)
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the location of Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs), Governor's Exception MUAs, and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?
This fact sheet describes the availability of insurance plans through the Oklahoma Health Insurance Marketplace. Also includes information on what assistance is available to consumers across the state.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Oklahoma
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Oklahoma KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Oklahoma QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Oklahoma State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Last Updated: 9/11/2020