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Publications

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

2019

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

2018

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
Crowdsourcing Physician Recruitment
The town of Grafton, North Dakota uses a community team approach to recruit two family physicians for their hospital.
Author(s): Kusler, S.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: September 2018
Type: Article
North Dakota Rural Health Innovation Tour
National and regional rural health leaders tour innovative rural and tribal health systems around North Dakota.
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: September 2018
Type: Article
Reworks: A Robust System Efficiency Measure
This article reports on the inaugural Australian-American system evaluation summit convened in Wyoming, focusing on the application of system evaluation theory.
Author(s): Renger, R., Keogh, B., Hawkins, A., Foltysova, J., Souvannasacd, E.
Publication: Evaluation Journal of Australasia
Date: September 2018
Type: Journal Article
Custody of Grandchildren: Information for Grandparents
When grandparents are considering having custody of grandchildren, many things should be considered and this guide outlines those considerations.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource
Grandparent Preparedness Checklist
This document provides a checklist for considering taking on responsibility of raising grandchildren.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource
Connect and Engage
Critical Access Hospitals in North Dakota are using telehealth and technology to connect and reconnect to meet the needs of their rural patients.
Author(s): Kusler, S.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: June 2018
Type: Article
Stirring Things Up: CRH Founder Is a Mover and Shaker in Rural Healthcare
As a University of North Dakota student, founder director of the Center for Rural Health, and consultant, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher likes to stir things up.
Author(s): Haugen, B.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: June 2018
Type: Article
A Medical Journalist Insider
Dr. Kay Miller Temple is a medical writer for Rural Health Information Hub. She is also a physician with over 30 years of experience. That, coupled with her rural upbringing, helps her research and write articles with a unique perspective on complex rural health issues.
Author(s): Leier, M.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: May 2018
Type: Article