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Oregon Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 11/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Linking Families and Teens: Reducing Teen Pregnancy by Increasing Family Connectedness and Youth Self-Efficacy
Report details and evaluates a program designed to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies in rural communities. Highlights the programs structure and the measures used to evaluate it.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Oregon Critical Access Hospital Quality Reporting Overview Guide
Serves as a guide to help Oregon Critical Access Hospital (CAH) quality improvement officers develop and support quality improvement activities and make informed decisions when reporting their quality improvement efforts.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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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
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Oregon Areas of Unmet Health Care Need Report 2021
Covers nine variables that describe areas of unmet healthcare need in Oregon and measure access to primary care, mental, and oral healthcare services. Areas of unmet need are scored based on variables within the following categories: availability of providers, ability to afford care, and utilization. Includes statistics and county-level information by service areas.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Get Outside! Promoting Adolescent Health through Outdoor After-School Activity
Describes the Get Outside: After School Activity Program (GO-ASAP), which promotes adolescent health through outdoor activity in rural eastern Oregon, covering the program's design and goals. Analyzes data from 2 student cohorts and a parent cohort to evaluate the program and measure its impacts on health and social relationships.
Author(s): Patricia Ann Barfield, Katelyn Ridder, Justin Hughes, Kelly Rice-McNeil
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(14), 7223
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
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Oregon Office of Rural Health - COVID-19 Resources for Rural Health
Resources and information for Oregon's rural and frontier health facilities and services on responding to COVID-19. Includes information for specific provider types, as well as resources focused on telehealth and workforce.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Critical Access Hospital in Oregon Uses Advisory Council and Trainings to Improve Cultural Competency
Features St. Charles Madras, a Critical Access Hospital in Oregon. Highlights how it improved care for American Indian and Latino patients by creating a Patient Family Advisory Council, implementing cultural competency trainings, and installing new artwork representing its community.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Oregon Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Facilities
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying the locations of hospitals participating in the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP), whether they are type A or B, and whether they are located in a frontier county.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Harm Reduction and Adaptations Among PWUD in Rural Oregon During COVID-19
Presents a study on harm reduction practices during the COVID-19 for people who use drugs (PWUDs) in rural Oregon. Bases findings on interviews with PWUDs in 5 rural counties. Breaks down data by gender, race, and drugs used. Discusses the effect of COVID-19 on syringe service programs in rural areas.
Author(s): Andrew Seaman, Gillian Leichtling, Erin Stack, et al.
Citation: AIDS and Behavior, 25, 1331–1339
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 5/10/2022