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State Innovation Model Testing Awards from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center: Highlighting Rural Focus
Summarizes the activities and accomplishments of rural-specific State Innovation Models (SIM) in 11 states: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Vermont. Describes the SIM initiative, which began in 2012 to support states committed to designing and testing strategies for payment model and delivery system reform.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Oregon
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Oregon Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas
A county-level map of Oregon map identifying Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 03/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Source Matters: A Survey of Cost Variation for Fecal Immunochemical Tests in Primary Care
Examines contextual factors associated with selection and cost of fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) for colorectal cancer screening, using data from surveys of primary care practices involved with the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network. Features statistics including type of FIT and cost, and characteristics of participating practices, with breakdowns by urban, rural, or frontier location.
Author(s): Jennifer Coury, Katrina Ramsey, Rose Gunn, Jon Judkins, Melinda Davis
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 22(204)
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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Advancing Transcultural Care through Cultural Competency
Profiles St. Charles Madras Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in Jefferson County, Oregon. Discusses the hospital's efforts to establish cultural competence through the implementation of components of evidence-based guidelines to improve the American Indian and Hispanic or Latino patient experiences.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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How Becoming a "Blue Zone" Advanced the Health of Klamath Falls, Oregon
Case study featuring Sky Lakes Medical Center, a not-for-profit, community-owned, acute-care teaching hospital in rural Oregon. Describes a variety of community partnerships underway to help meet the needs of the community, including the Healthy Klamath Coalition, Klamath Works, and the Blue Zones Project.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Oregon Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas
Shows a county-level map of Oregon map identifying Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 01/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Rural Health Clinics in Oregon
County-level map of Oregon showing locations of Rural Health Clinics.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Oregon Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Oregon in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Creating the New Normal: COVID-19 Leaves Its Mark on Rural America
Offers articles discussing various impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on affordable rural housing and those organization working to ensure affordable rural housing. Shares stories describing how federal aid was used to address homelessness and rural residents' housing needs in Wisconsin, how the pandemic has impacted Oregon farmworkers' housing and health, and how flexible U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs have helped rural nonprofits in Washington serve rural communities.
Citation: Rural Voices, 25(1)
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Last Updated: 6/28/2022