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  • Air Force Veteran Finds His Place at the Center for Rural Health
    Air Force veteran Shawn Larson returns home to North Dakota and finds his place at the Center for Rural Health.
    Author(s): Haugen, B.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: March 2019
    Type: Article
  • Measuring Stigma around Mental Illness in North Dakota
    Researchers collected data in North Dakota utilizing a nationally validated instrument for measuring stigma. This brief presents the results of the survey and implications for communities.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Heitkamp, T., Tan, C.M.
    Date: March 2019
    Type: Other
  • Needs Assessment and Priority Setting to Address Opioid Use Disorder and Substance Use Disorder in Rural North Dakota
    This report provides a summary of the need for behavioral health and substance use disorder (SUD) services in rural North Dakota. The report includes a slide deck of behavioral health provider maps, data points, and a list of existing services in North Dakota addressing SUD. The slides were created to assist the consortium in development of strategic plan priorities.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Bauman, S.
    Date: March 2019
    Type: Report
  • Rural Relationships
    Physician Assistant fulfills her passion in Cooperstown, North Dakota.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: February 2019
    Type: Article
  • Trauma Caused by Injury or Abuse in Late Life: Experiences, Impacts, and the Federal Response
    Discussion paper identifying resources that work to prevent injury and abuse in elders and help those who have experienced these tragedies deal with their ramifications.
    Author(s): Iyengar, V., Link, G., Beatty, P., Boel, M., Crockett, C., DiCocco, C., Fink, D., Gray, J., LaCounte, C., Miller, A., Phillippi, M., Skowronski, S., Twomey, M., Williams, T.
    Publication: National Academy of Medicine
    Date: January 2019
    Type: Journal Article
  • Driven by Data, Fueled by Figures, Stoked by Statistics
    The North Dakota Healthcare Workforce Group uses data to provide accurate feedback and data driven recommendations for future rural health policies.
    Author(s): Leier, M.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: January 2019
    Type: Article
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Quality of Care in Rural Hospitals
    This recap looks at hospital quality-of-care measures and the difficulties of developing quality measures, especially for rural hospitals with low patient volumes.
    Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2019
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Fifth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2019
    Now in its fifth edition, the report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School's Advisory Council.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    Date: November 2018
    Type: Report
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Communities: Age, Income, and Health Status
    While studies discuss the implications of income or age on health-seeking behavior, health status, access, or utilization of care, it is imperative to recognize what this means for older and lower-income rural communities. This recap identifies rural disparities in age, health status, and income.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2018
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Community Stages "Skittle Skool" to Help Tackle Big Issues Facing Youth
    Community agencies and services in Stanley, North Dakota, came together to address the opioid crisis with area students. Presenters addressed the youth through creative and interactive activities and conversations.
    Author(s): Haugen, B.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: October 2018
    Type: Article