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Virginia Rural Microtransit Project
Case study of a microtransit program in rural Virginia that aims to provide transportation to senior centers that require meal delivery, as well as fixed route and demand-response transportation to aging residents and residents with disabilities. Describes the cost of the project, coordination with community entities, and impacts of COVID-19.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
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Virginia's Licensed Nurse Practitioner Workforce: Comparison by Specialty
Results of the 2020 and 2021 surveys of over 8,500 Virginia Licensed Nurse Practitioners (NPs). Features statistics including percentages of Virginia NPs who grew up in rural areas and who are currently practicing in a nonmetro location.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Licensed Nurse Practitioner Workforce: 2021
An overview of the licensed nurse practitioner (NP) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Licensed Nurse Practitioner Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of NPs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Certified Nurse Aide Workforce: 2021
An overview of the certified nurse aide (CNA) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Certified Nurse Aide Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of CNAs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas of Virginia.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Virginia Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Virginia in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Virginia's Licensed Practical Nurse Workforce: 2021
An overview of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Licensed Practical Nurse Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of LPNs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas of Virginia.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Registered Nurse Workforce: 2021
An overview of the registered nurse (RN) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Registered Nurse Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of RNs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Spatial Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Socioeconomic Factors in Virginia
Shares the results of a spatial analysis of colorectal cancer outcomes in Virginia. Identifies demographic, socioeconomic, and other factors related to healthcare access that impact colorectal cancer disparities. Includes tables and maps sharing rural versus urban data and information.
Author(s): Esther J. Thatcher, Fabian Camacho, Roger T. Anderson, et al.
Citation: BMC Public Health, 21, 1908
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
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Strengthening SNAP and TANF is Essential to Support Children in Early Childhood
Research brief examining participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in Virginia during children's first six years of life. Uses administrative data from the Virginia Longitudinal Data System to explore differences in participation by race and residence in rural versus urban counties.
Author(s): Colleen Heflin, Michah W. Rothbart, Mattie Mackenzie-Liu
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
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Epidemiology of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Virginia: Excellent Survival Outcomes for Patients in Rural Appalachia
Results of a study comparing the molecular characteristics of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in rural and urban Virginia. Also evaluates the effect of geography and socioeconomic factors on the biology, treatment, and survival rate of AML patients. Features demographics with breakdowns by urban or rural location and a county-level map showing frequency of patients, with shadings indicating urban or rural area.
Author(s): Krista M. Isaac, Daniel R. Reed, Raj Piyush Desai, et al.
Citation: Cancer Reports (Hoboken), 4(4), e1354
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 5/18/2022