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Coast to Cascade Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) Program
Features a video on the Coast to Cascade Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program, which uses the national CATCH curriculum to promote nutrition and fitness for kids in Oregon's East Linn and Lincoln counties.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Network Spotlight: Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)
Highlights a conversation with Lisa Ladendorff, the executive director of the Northeast Oregon Network (NEON). NEON is a nonprofit health collaborative serving five rural and frontier counties in eastern Oregon that work to improve health outcomes in the region. Discusses challenges encountered, past successes, advice for developing rural health networks, and more.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Oregon Rural And Frontier Health Facility Listening Tour, 2017
Reports on common issues, themes, and challenges found on the Oregon Office of Rural Health's 2017 rural and frontier health facility listening tour. Includes a focus on the behavioral health system and provides county-level statistics on key indicators, such as mortality, healthcare utilization, unemployment, substance abuse, and more.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Health Districts in Oregon
Describes Oregon's current health district landscape and explains the legal role of health districts under Oregon law. Includes background information on the organization and purpose of health districts, and the role they play in maintaining healthcare access for rural areas.
Author(s): Paul B. McGinnis, Sonya Howk, Emerson Ong, Jennifer Simeon
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Spotlight on Health Center Payment Reform: Oregon Alternative Payment and Advanced Care Model
Provides an overview of Oregon's Alternative Payment and Advanced Care Model (APCM) as a response to health system reform to improve quality, access, health equity, and reduce healthcare costs. Highlights the implementation criteria for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), which includes interaction with Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and the Indian Health Service.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: National Association of Community Health Centers, Oregon Primary Care Association
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Adequacy of EMS Systems of Care Protocols for Adults with OHCA, STEMI & Stroke in Oregon: A Structured Review
Examines the emergency medical services (EMS) treatment protocols practiced in ambulance agencies in Oregon. Focuses on how they align with evidence-based practices for EMS treatment for adult patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction), and stroke. Includes rural/urban comparisons.
Additional links: Executive Report
Author(s): Paul S. Rostykus
Date: 10/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Oregon Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan, 2017-2021
Describes a statewide plan to promote and support a comprehensive approach to prevent HIV infections and co-infections and to provide quality care for those already infected with HIV. Discusses issues specific to rural areas, including transportation, support for home testing, and use of innovative approaches and technology to support medication adherence. Covers the epidemiologic overview, HIV care continuum, financial and human resources, and other considerations made to formalize a statewide HIV prevention and care plan.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Health Authority
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Aging in Rural and Frontier Oregon: Challenges Facing Rural and Frontier Home Health Agencies
Provides an overview of the services and challenges affecting home health agencies offering assistance to the aging population in rural Oregon by county. Includes discussion on healthcare access, home health agency regulation and reimbursement, recruitment and retention of healthcare providers, and physician compliance.
Author(s): Callie Walsh-Bailey, Jamie Horst
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Oregon Acute Care Hospitals: Annual Financials Reporting Highlights, 2015
Reports on the extent to which hospitals in Oregon, both rural and urban, meet the need for healthcare services in their communities and continue to operate as financially viable organizations. Results for this report were drawn from financial data collected annually from acute care hospitals by the Oregon Health Authority.
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Health Authority
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2016 Oregon Rural Areas Above Rural Mean Travel Time To Nearest Hospital (23 Minutes)
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying areas within the state where the travel time to the nearest hospital is above the rural average of 23 minutes.
Date: 06/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Last Updated: 6/14/2022