Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Vermont
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and
Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified
Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals
located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Vermont Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Vermont in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Vermont Suicide Data-Linkage Project: 2020-2021 Data Analysis
Identifies risk factors for suicide, populations at disproportionate risk for suicide, and patterns in how Vermonters who died by suicide interacted with various state, community systems, and
services prior to death. Features statistics with breakdowns including suicides by rural or urban residence and suicides of rural veterans.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Vermont Department of Health view details
Evaluation of the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model: Third Evaluation Report
Evaluates the first four and a half performance years of the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model (VTAPM), which aims to assess whether scaling an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) across all payers in the state can reduce program expenditures while preserving or improving care quality. Discusses the implementation of the model, provider engagement, efforts to address population health goals; characteristics of participating hospitals, practitioners, and beneficiaries; and the model's impacts on Medicare spending, utilization, and quality of care. Describes trends in substance use disorder diagnosis and treatment for Medicaid members. Outlines challenges and lessons learned, as well as areas for future research.
Findings at a Glance, Technical Appendices
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NORC at the University of Chicago view details
Retaining A Rural Nursing Workforce: It Takes A Village
A podcast that discusses attracting and retaining nurses in rural areas. Focuses on the University of Vermont Health Network and how they addressed the nursing shortage, such as focusing on staff well-being, creating a positive work environment, and investing in higher pay for nurses.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Factors Associated with Lengths-of-Stay for Inpatients with Substance Use Disorders
Policy brief identifying factors associated with inpatient length-of-stay (LOS) for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) and exploring whether there are systematic differences in LOS for rural and urban residents. Includes statistics on characteristics of stays for a primary SUD diagnosis in Kentucky, North Carolina, Vermont, and Washington in 2018, with breakdowns by Mental Health Professional Shortage Area and rural or urban location, and selected factors on LOS for an SUD diagnosis, with breakdowns by mental diagnoses, chronic conditions, and socio-demographic measures.
Author(s): Curt Mueller, Craig Holden, Shena Popat, Alana Knudson Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Equity Research Center view details
Stigma and Opioid Use Disorder in Northern New England
Report presents a study on the stigma around opioid use disorder (OUD) in Northern New England. Details the results of a survey of clinicians and counselors on the perceived stigma around OUD and OUD treatment in the rural counties of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northern New York.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction view details
2023 Vermont Primary Care Sourcebook
Describes the mission of the Vermont Primary Care Association (PCA), and includes sections on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and the Vermont Rural Health Alliance. Features a list of the Bi-State PCA's Vermont members with contact information, and a county-level map showing locations of the state's FQHCs.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Bi-State Primary Care Association view details