Oklahoma Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Care
County-level map depicting Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) scores using Oklahoma State Department of Health data. Denotes low-income populations and geographic designations.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health view details
Transforming State Behavioral Health Systems: Findings from States on the Impact of CCBHC Implementation
Shares information from surveys and interviews with state
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC)
program directors from the 8 original demonstration
states, including Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey,
New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Pennsylvania. Reports the
CCBHC program helped states address mental health and
substance use issues in their communities by lowering
costs, improving outcomes, building healthcare system
capacity for mental health and substance use, and
increasing the infrastructure to meet the rising need of
care. Includes specific examples of how the CCBHC program
improved access to urgent recovery centers, crisis centers,
and telehealth services in rural communities.
Author(s): Rachael Matulis, Dorn Schuffman, Rebecca Farley David, Samantha Holcombe Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Council for Mental Wellbeing view details
The Effects of Play Streets on Social and Community Connectedness in Rural Communities
Reports the results of a study looking at the impacts of
the Play Streets program that seeks to increase physical
activity among children in rural communities located in
North Carolina, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Texas. Shares
information from focus groups and interviews to further
understand the added social and community benefits from the
Author(s): M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Tyler Prochnow, Andrew C. Pickett, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(19), 9976 Date: 09/2021 Type: Document view details
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 view details
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 view details