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Texas Resources

HIV, STDs, and TB in the Texas-Mexico Border Region
Report comparing the rates of HIV, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis in the Texas-Mexico Border Region with all other regions of Texas. Discusses poverty, health insurance status, race and ethnicity, mortality, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Texas Health and Human Services
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Exploring the Health Care Challenges Rural Americans Face Across 5 States
Articles from Rural RX, a series intended to explore the forces that shape rural health care in America. Features programs in Alabama, Texas, Colorado, New York, and West Virginia.
Author(s): Nicole Ellis, William Brangham, Caleb Hellerman
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: PBS News Hour
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Texas Panhandle Mental Health Guide
Mental health resource guide for the Texas Panhandle region offering local, state, and national resources, a listing of regional services and support agencies, and information on state and federal legislation. Includes search tools to identify resources and services for specific locations and categories.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance
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Texas Rural Health Association - Events
Provides information on upcoming events from the Texas Rural Health Association, including conferences, webinars, seminars, and other events to related to rural health.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Texas Rural Health Association
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Texas Stress & Mental Health
Offers information on farmer mental health and stress management resources, including the AgriStress Helpline for Texas.
Type: Hotline
Sponsoring organizations: AgriSafe Network, University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center
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UT Health San Antonio ECHO
Program partnering healthcare workers in underserved, remote, and rural areas with providers to expand knowledge and support specialty care in local communities through the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: UT Health San Antonio
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TexLa Project ECHO
A practice model supporting Texas and Louisiana healthcare professions that reduces health disparities in underserved and remote areas through telementoring. The ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams offer virtual clinics to increase the capacity for providers to deliver best practice care to the underserved in their communities.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: TexLa Telehealth Resource Center
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CDC WONDER Underlying Cause of Death with US-Mexico Border Regions, 1999-2020
Provides access to mortality and population data for the U.S.-Mexico border region. Offers data on the number of deaths, crude and age-adjusted death rates, and demographics for different causes of death. Cause of death data available for ICD-10 codes, drug/alcohol induced causes, causes of infant death, and injury intent and mechanism. In addition to viewing data for the border region, border states, and border counties, results can also focus on the level of urbanization for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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2022 TB Case Counts and Rates by County
Table identifying the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases and rates per 100,000 by county and by state for Texas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Health and Human Services
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Rural Matters
Quarterly publication focused on rural health in Texas from the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH).
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals
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Last Updated: 1/24/2024