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Rhode Island Resources

Community Health Center Growth & Sustainability: State Profiles From the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States
Provides health and economic data, and Medicaid policy information regarding community health centers (CHCs) in rural and urban areas, from 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia.
Author(s): Dan Lowenstein, Nancy Lager, Tom Manning
Date: 12/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RCHN Community Health Foundation
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Rural Data for Action: A Comparative Analysis of Health Data for the New England Region
Examines the healthcare and health related data that describe a range of demographic, healthcare delivery, access, utilization, and health outcome parameters for rural communities across a six-state region and compare these to the non-rural areas of the region.
Date: 10/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New England Rural Health RoundTable
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Rhode Island
Maps of Rhode Island showing Mental, Dental, and Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) within the state. Also includes a map showing Rhode Island's HPSA designated sites. Accompanying charts provide additional information about each designated site, and information about the state's low-income population group designations, including census tracts, HPSA scores, and most recent designation dates.
Date: 10/2013
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rhode Island Department of Health
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Finding Healthcare in Rural Rhode Island
Contains a list of services for residents in Rhode Island including health centers, oral health centers, WIC sites, food assistance programs, homeless shelters, and substance abuse programs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rhode Island Department of Health
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Rhode Island Health Centers Research & Data
Provides maps of FQHC locations and communities experiencing shortages of primary care physicians. Also includes information on the populations served by health centers, services provided, staff, patient visits, costs of care, and use of electronic health information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Rhode Island
Lists statistics on population, educational attainment, employment, income, farm characteristics, and farm financial indicators for the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Data Center (KCDC)
Provides data on child well-being for the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Rhode Island QuickFacts
Basic demographic and economic statistics for the state, with links to county-level data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Rhode Island State Health Facts
The latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation. Individual state profiles and 50-state comparisons.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Rhode Island Resources.


Last Updated: 11/15/2017