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  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Opioid Use and Treatment Availability
    Examines opioid use in rural communities as well as the perceived need for and use of treatment for opioid use disorder.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2018
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Native Aging Visions, Winter 2017
    Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
    Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
    Date: December 2017
    Type: Newsletter
  • The Prime of Their Lives
    Health professionals and students gather for Primary Care Week at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences to network and to discuss the role of primary care in North Dakota's health delivery systems.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(4), 16-17
    Date: December 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Effects of Rural Hospital Closures
    From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers’ most recent research on the effects of rural hospital closures.
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: December 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Hospital Closures
    From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers’ most recent research on rural hospital closures.
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: December 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Dental Coverage for Nursing Home Residents
    Examines reimbursement opportunities for dental services at long-term care facilities.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Disrespect of Our Elders: Elder Abuse in Indian Country
    This Research to Practice series examines the fact that little research data exists involving American Indian and Alaska Native elder abuse and neglect. It makes recommendations for practice and policy when working with American Indians and Alaska Natives.
    Author(s): Gray, J.
    Date: November 2017
    Type: Other
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Behavioral Health
    Rural behavioral health issues are compounded by a lack of access to care, workforce shortages, reimbursement issues, and high rates of un-insured or under-insurance. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers’ most recent research on behavioral health.
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Identifying Variability in Patient Characteristics and Prevalence of Emergency Department Utilization for Mental Health Diagnoses in Rural and Urban Communities
    Patients needing behavioral healthcare can get more appropriate, cost-effective treatment if they are redirected from emergency departments (EDs). This study examined whether a larger proportion of rural versus urban patients went to went to EDs.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
    Publication: The Journal of Rural Health
    Date: October 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Targeted Rural Health Education
    Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) is a project where health profession students who are living and learning in rural communities explore a local health need and write an educational article that addresses the issue for the community.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(3), 18-19
    Date: September 2017
    Type: Magazine
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