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Publications

The Center for Rural Health produces publications of several types, including maps and presentations.

2011

Potential Impact of Health Reform on Rural North Dakota Health Workforce
Discusses factors influencing North Dakota's rural health workforce. Highlights research efforts conducted by the Center for Rural Health on rural health workforce.
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: 2011
Type: Fact Sheet

2010

Charting a New Course
Dr. L. Gary Hart is the The Center for Rural Health's new director. Hart is a nationally recognized expert in rural healthcare delivery and healthcare workforce, and the CRH is excited to have him on board.
Author(s): Henke, K.
Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 35(5), 18-19
Date: December 2010
Type: Article
Dementia Care Services Project Benefiting North Dakotans
Provides information on how North Dakotans have benefited from the dementia care services project including the percentage of individuals that completed care-related action steps and the likelihood to place individuals with dementia in a long term care facility (LTC).
Author(s): Volkov, B., Muus, K., Klug, M.G., Mueller J., & Haley-Franklin, H.
Date: December 2010
Type: Fact Sheet
Dementia Care Services Project: Supporting Caregivers in North Dakota
Author(s): Muus, K., Volkov, B., Klug, M., Mueller, J., & Haley-Franklin, H.
Date: December 2010
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Evaluation Executive Summary
Presents a summary of the North Dakota CAH Quality Network's evaluation, activities, and accomplishments from 2008-2010.
Project: CAH Quality Network
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: December 2010
Type: Report
Geographic Differences in Potentially Preventable Readmission Rates in Rural and Urban Hospitals
Presents a study that estimated Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmissions (PPRs) in three types of acute care hospitals: urban prospective payment system (PPS) hospitals, rural PPS hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Author(s): Klug, M., Knudson, A., & Muus, K.
Date: November 2010
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Year Nine Facility Survey Results
Includes the results from the facility survey, currently in its ninth year, which was sent to all hospitals, long-term care facilities, regional public health facilities, clinics, and home health facilities in North Dakota.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Johnson, S.
Date: September 2010
Type: Report
Utilization of Technology by Nursing Programs in North Dakota
Presents a picture of the use of technology in nursing education in North Dakota, including student and faculty readiness, clinical training technologies, and distance learning.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Lang, T.
Date: September 2010
Type: Report
Effect of Post-Discharge Follow-Up Care on Re-Admissions Among U.S. Veterans with Congestive Heart Failure: A Rural-Urban Comparison
This study examined socio-demographics of US veterans with CHF who had 30 day potentially preventable re-admissions and compare the effect of 30 day VA post-discharge service use on these re-admissions for rural- and urban-dwelling veterans.
Author(s): Muus, K., Knudson, A., Klug, M., Gokun, J., Sarrazin, M., & Kaboli, P.
Publication: Journal of Rural and Remote Health, 10(2)
Date: June 2010
Type: Journal Article
Native Aging Visions, Spring 2010
Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Date: May 2010
Type: Newsletter