Utah Critical Access Hospital Community Profiles
Provides an overview of the 30 Critical Access Hospitals
(CAHs) in Utah. Reports on 30 health indicators for the
communities and surrounding areas served by each CAH.
Date: 08/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health view details
Prognostic Factors for Rural Endometrial Cancer Patients in a Population-Based Cohort
Examines rural-urban differences in prognostication of endometrial cancer and mortality rates among 2,994 endometrial cancer patients in Utah between 1997 and 2012. Analyzes healthcare data from the Utah Population Database, which includes EMR data from the University of Utah Healthcare and Intermountain Healthcare, two of the largest healthcare providers in the state.
Author(s): Brenna E. Blackburn, Sean Soissan, Kerry Rowe, et al. Citation: BMC Public Health, 19, 921 Date: 07/2019 Type: Document view details
Suicide and Firearm Injury in Utah: Linking Data to Save Lives
Report highlights data pertaining to suicides, homicides, and injuries from firearms in Utah. Compares data between rural and metro areas on a number of measures, such as suicides among youth, firearm ownership and storage, and suicide completion rates, among others.
Date: 10/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health view details
Disparities in Cancer Survival and Incidence by Metropolitan Versus Rural Residence in Utah
Examines differences in cancer incidence and 5-year cancer
survival rates by metro and nonmetro Utah counties.
Includes analysis describing disparities in cancer risk
factors. Table 1 provides statistics on cancer patients
living in rural and urban areas by race, treatment, age at
diagnosis, stage, and insurance status. Table 3 compares
5-year cancer survival rates for metro and nonmetro
Author(s): Mia Hashibe, Anne C. Kirchhoff, Deanna Kepka, et al. Citation: Cancer Medicine, 7(4), 1490-1497 Date: 04/2018 Type: Document view details
Promising Practice: Utah SORH Saves Rural Hospital by Obtaining GDSA Certification
Illustrates how the Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health found a solution to maintain Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) status for a Rural Health Clinic (RHC), in the process of being built but in danger of losing its federal designation, by applying for a Governor's Designated Shortage Area (GDSA) status.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 03/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details