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  • Evaluating System Cascading Failures
    In the article, Renger and coauthors share methods used to evaluate system cascading failures.
    Author(s): Renger, R., Foltysova, J., Ienuso, S., Renger, J., Booze, W.
    Publication: Evaluation Journal of Austalasia, 17(2), 29-36
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Utilizes data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s (HCUP’s) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) for seven states. Researchers explore, and describe in this brief, the use of the Emergency Department for mental health and substance abuse among Urban, Large Rural, Small Rural, and Isolated Small Rural residents.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Policy Brief
  • Dental Practice Setting Influences Dentists’ Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Examines the correlation between dentists’ attitudes toward different oral health access solutions and the setting of the dental practice.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Dentists’ Feelings of Being Overworked Influence Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    This fact sheet concludes that dentists who are overworked were less knowledgeable about different oral health access solutions than dentists that reported not being busy enough.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Years in Practice Influence Dentists’ Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Analyzes the attitudes dentists have toward a variety of different oral health access solutions using a survey sent out to North Dakota dentists.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Being Smart about Writing SMART Objectives
    Article discusses the issues that occur when baseline data is missing when using the mainstream SMART method for developing program objectives. Also offers guidance on delineating between different contexts when using the SMART method.
    Author(s): Bjerke, M., Renger, R.
    Publication: Evaluation and Program Planning, 61, 125-127
    Date: April 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Dentists’ Knowledge, Support, and Participation in Proposed Dental Care Access Solutions: Results of the North Dakota Survey of Practicing Dentists
    Data Brief detailing knowledge, support, and participation of North Dakota dentists in proposed dental care access solutions. This product is complementary information to a series of fact sheets regarding oral health in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
    Date: April 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Recruitment Evolution
    Rural areas in North Dakota have unique challenges in the changing landscape of provider recruitment. In an industry of constant change, a few North Dakota facilities were asked to share how they are adapting and still finding providers.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(1), 18-19
    Date: April 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Aging in Place
    A new initiative is building capacity for Native American elders to live at home longer. The Native Aging in Place Project (NAPP) provides resources and training for caregivers to help their family members stay in their homes as they age.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(1), 20-21
    Date: March 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Key Points: Rural Health and Health Reform in North Dakota
    Summarizes the main themes for healthcare and health reform in rural North Dakota. Themes include access to care, health workforce, population health, and Accountable Care Organization Improvement Models importance to North Dakota.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2017
    Type: Resource
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