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Community Health Workers Get Trained to Reduce Oral Health Disparities
Highlights programs serving the Navajo Nation, Texas colonias, and Appalachian Maryland that use community health workers to provide oral health education and improve access dental care.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Utah’s Dentist Workforce, 2017: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of Dentists in Utah
Analyzes the dental workforce, rural and urban, in Utah to assess supply and demand. Includes statistics, such as licensed dentists practicing status and demographic characteristics of dentists and patients. Covers dental practice characteristics, such as specialty, practice setting, geographic distribution, practice hours, and accessibility.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Workforce, 2017: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of APRNs in Utah
Provides a comprehensive examination of Utah's advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) workforce, including analysis of the fourth Utah Medical Education Council's (UMEC) APRN workforce survey. Covers topics such as certification, demographics, average income, education, distribution, supply and demand, practice setting, and more.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Utah
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Utah's Physician Workforce, 2016: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of Physicians in Utah
A report describing Utah's physician workforce composition, practice characteristics, rural and urban distribution, and supply and demand. Offers policy recommendations.
Author(s): Clark Ruttinger
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah’s Physician Assistant Workforce, 2015: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of PAs in Utah
An analysis of the physician assistant (PA) workforce in the state of Utah in order to assess current workforce supply, geographic distribution, emerging trends, and projected demand.
Author(s): Jenna Christensen, Clark Ruttinger
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah's Pharmacist Workforce, 2014
An analyses developed from a survey of licensed pharmacists within the state of Utah to assess the supply and demand, demographic and geographic distribution, and workforce trends in rural and urban areas of the state.
Author(s): Jaron Halford
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah Rural Health Plan
Describes Utah’s rural health system, the organizations comprising its health care safety net, and the environment in which those organizations provide services. Prioritizes specific rural issues identified by rural hospital surveys, other rural health assessments, and interviews with key rural health stakeholders.
Date: 02/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Utah Medical Education Council Rural Rotations: 2007-2012
Provides data on clinical rotations for advanced practice nursing, pharmacy, physician, dental residents and physician assistant students in rural and undeserved areas of Utah since 2007.
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Rural Health Update
A newsletter providing policy updates, resources, events, and funding opportunities focused on rural health and primary care issues in the state of Utah.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Utah 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: Utah
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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Utah 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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Utah 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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Utah 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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Last Updated: 11/22/2017