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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
Reports 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. Shares how 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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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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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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Harm Reduction and Adaptations Among PWUD in Rural Oregon During COVID-19
Presents a study on harm reduction practices during the COVID-19 pandemic 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(5), 1331–1339
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
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An Evidence-Based Walking Program in Oregon Communities: Step It Up! Survivors
Describes the implementation and effectiveness of Step It Up! Survivors (SIUS), an evidence-based program designed to help promote social connections and increase physical activity among cancer survivors and their family and friends. Discusses the acceptability, feasibility, cost, sustainability, and other factors associated with implementing SIUS in Oregon, including responses from 6 rural organizations.
Author(s): Cynthia K. Perry, Laura P. Campbell, Jessica Currier, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
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Oregon's Critical Access Hospitals: Fiscal Year 2018 Community Benefit Reporting Highlights
Shows community benefit data for Oregon's 25 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), using information from Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. Features an Oregon map showing locations of CAHs, with shadings indicating frontier, rural, and urban areas. Includes a comparison of FY2018 and FY2017 community benefit dollars spent by category, community benefit spending totals, percent of net revenue, and more.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Youth Exposure to Marijuana Advertising in Oregon's Legal Retail Marijuana Market
Uses school-based survey results to investigate marijuana advertising exposure among 8th and 11th graders in Oregon. Provides data and statistics on survey respondents' characteristics and exposure to marijuana advertising, with information broken down by urban, rural, and frontier locations.
Author(s): Steven Fiala, Julia Dilley, Erik Everson, Caislin Firth, Julie Maher
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
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Concurrent Opioid and Methamphetamine Use in Rural Communities: Perspectives Among People Who Use Drugs
Presentation slides that discuss concurrent methamphetamine use and opioid use among people living in rural communities, characteristics of the high-risk rural environments, and strategies to improve treatment and harm reduction for concurrent methamphetamine/opioid use. Utilizes March 2018 to April 2019 survey data from a study taking place in 2 rural counties in Oregon. Includes demographic information of and qualitative responses from survey respondents.
Author(s): P. Todd Korthuis, Gillian Leichtling
Date: 05/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: Comagine Health, Oregon Health & Science University
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Oregon Rural Hospitals
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying the location of rural hospitals including Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), non-CAHs, and sole community hospitals.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Last Updated: 2/26/2024