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Publications

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

2007

Implementing Patient Safety Initiatives in Rural Hospitals: An Evaluation of the Tennessee Rural Hospital Patient Safety Demonstration
Executive summary of a report describing a project to improve patient safety in eight rural hospitals by strengthening their capacity to implement priority patient safety initiatives.
Author(s): Klingner, J., Moscovice, I., Wakefield, M.K., & Miller, M.
Date: August 2007
Type: Report
Five Year Comparison of North Dakota Nurses
Compares the results from a survey of nurses licensed in North Dakota to previous survey results. Reports on demographics, income, interest in a faculty position, part-time employment, employment setting, retirement plans, work environment, and continuing education. Includes urban and rural income comparisons and offers policy recommendations.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Marino, J.
Date: June 2007
Type: Report
Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2007
Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers continuing education, the impact and use of the Nursing Needs Study and recruitment, salary and benefits and staffing issues.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Marino, J.
Date: June 2007
Type: Report
North Dakota Healthcare Workforce: Planning Together to Meet Future Healthcare Needs (Part II)
Details strategies from the Healthcare Workforce Summit held in December 2006 in Bismarck, ND.
Author(s): Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Wakefield, M., Beattie, S., & Gibbens, B.
Date: April 2007
Type: Policy Brief
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Consumption and Consequences in North Dakota: The North Dakota Epidemiological Profile, 2007
The report examines the prevalence and patterns of substance (alcohol, tobacco and other drug) use and consequences in North Dakota.
Author(s): Muus, K., Gray, J., & the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup
Date: March 2007
Type: Report
Native Aging Visions, Winter 2006
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: January 2007
Type: Newsletter
North Dakota Healthcare Workforce: Planning Together to Meet Future Healthcare Needs (Part I)
Details strategies from the Healthcare Workforce Summit held in December 2006 in Bismarck, ND.
Author(s): Wakefield, M., Amundson, M., Moulton, P., & Gibbens, B.
Date: January 2007
Type: Policy Brief
Rural Maternal and Infant Health
A paper prepared for the March of Dimes, Jan 28, 2007.
Author(s): Hart, G., & Lishner, D.
Date: January 2007
Type: Report
Nurse Faculty Recruitment and Retention Project
Discusses the issues involved with recruiting and retaining nurse faculty in North Dakota. Includes data on percentage of nurses willing to pursue faculty positions and barriers to considering a faculty position.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & Wakefield, M.
Date: 2007
Type: Report

2006

North Dakota Health Insurance Study State Planning Grant Initiative
Final report including activities in the third year of funding.
Author(s): Baird, J.R., Cogan, M., Knudson, A., Kruger, G., & Muus, K.
Date: September 2006
Type: Report