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2022 County Health Rankings National Findings Report
Analyzes county-level health disparities by examining health factors and outcomes throughout the U.S. Covers living wages, gender pay gap, childcare costs, school funding, and more. Discusses impacts of COVID-19, key findings, and calls to action to improve community health outcomes.
Additional links: State Reports
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Children
Fact sheet containing information on fatal and non-fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes involving children 14 years of age and younger. Includes statistics on child traffic fatality rates per 100,000 child population and fatality rates by age group from 2011-2020, passenger vehicle occupants by survival status, age group, and restraint use in 2020, driver's blood alcohol level in fatal crashes, and percentages of child pedestrian and child pedalcyclist fatalities with breakdowns by urban and rural location. Features tables with child fatalities by state and age group in 2020.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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American Indian/Alaskan Native Health Medicaid Telehealth Services Chart
Spreadsheet database of state-by-state telehealth policies related to American Indian/Alaska Native health services. Covers live video, store-and-forward, and remote patient monitoring policies, as well as billing and reimbursement information. Includes links to state policy manuals.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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Rural Transit Fact Book 2022
Features national-, state-, and county-level information on rural transit in the United States. Includes rural and urban comparisons on demographics and transportation. Provides information for agencies receiving section 5311 funding and includes a section on tribal transit.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson, Dilip Mistry
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility and Enrollment Policies as of January 2022: Findings from a 50-State Survey
Provides a detailed overview of state policies related to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Covers policies related to eligibility, enrollment, and renewal. Includes information on state enrollment and renewal procedures during the COVID-19 public health emergency and plans for the end of the public health emergency. Identifies state and federal policy considerations as states prepare to return to normal operations at the end of the public health emergency. Includes data tables on state Medicaid and CHIP policies.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes
A compilation of resources and strategies for quality improvement, management, and prevention of the spread of COVID-19 within nursing homes. Includes information on testing, workforce and staffing, infection control, personal protective equipment, patient transfers, telehealth services, vaccination, and more. Includes recommendations and examples from rural areas throughout.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Stability of the Rural Health Safety Net: State and National Data Tables
Provides links to national and state data tables showing the financial impact of federal policies such as sequestration and bad debt reimbursement on rural hospital revenues, jobs, and gross domestic product. Presented at the February 2022 National Rural Health Association Policy Institute.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Chartis Center for Rural Health
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Chartis Center for Rural Health Research & Resources for the 2022 National Rural Health Association's Rural Health Policy Institute Conference
Offers research and analysis of the stability of the rural healthcare safety net. Includes Pandemic Increases Pressure on Rural Hospitals & Communities: Vulnerability, Health Inequity and Staffing Crisis Amplified in Pandemic's Third Year and presentation slides on this report from the 2022 National Rural Health Association Policy Institute. Provides links to national and state data tables showing the financial impact of federal policies on rural hospitals.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Chartis Center for Rural Health
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Trends in Premature Mortality From Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1999 to 2019
Reports on deaths of people under 65 from acute myocardial infarction by race, sex, and age from 1999 to 2019 based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER (Wide‚ÄźRanging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) death certificate database. Provides state-by-state data and mortality rates broken down by rural, medium/small metro, and large metro in Table S1.
Author(s): Sourbha S. Dani, Ahmad N. Lone, Zulqarnain Javed, et al.
Citation: Journal of the American Heart Association, 11(1)
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
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2021 State Physician Workforce Data Report
Examines the active physician supply in each state, medical school enrollments in academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, physicians in graduate medical education programs, and in-state retention rates. Includes data charts and tables for all 50 states, in addition to national averages.
Additional links: 2021 State Physician Workforce Profiles
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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Last Updated: 5/17/2022