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


Rural North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Resiliency
Presented on May 2, 2022 to a national TASC webinar hosted by the National Rural Health Resource Center.
Project: Flex
Author(s): Threadgold, N.
Date: May 2022
Type: Presentation


Healing Our Protectors: Building Resilience Among Tribal Law Enforcement Officers Through Cultural Interventions
This publication is a resource that serves behavioral health treatment providers in gaining a deeper understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of their work as a law enforcement officer.
Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Author(s): Belgarde, L., Fox, L., Heitkamp, T.
Date: May 2021
Type: Fact Sheet
Building Resilience Among Physical and Behavioral Healthcare Providers During a Global Health Pandemic
This toolkit has been developed to encourage self-care and to assist in building resilience among physical and behavioral healthcare providers amidst the global health pandemic.
Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Ostmo, P., Landwehr, R., McLean, A., Heitkamp, T.
Date: May 2021
Type: Report


Emergency Medical Services Volunteer Wears Multiple Hats
Christa Sommer received the North Dakota Safety Councils Outstanding Service Award. She's a state trooper and teaches emergency medical technician courses for the highway patrol and for her community of Washburn.
Author(s): Leier, M.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: September 2017
Type: Article
Defining Systems to Evaluate System Efficiency and Effectiveness
Article focuses on the application of systems thinking, systems theory and systems evaluation theory (SET) in evaluating of modern day systems efficiency and effectiveness.
Author(s): Renger, R., Foltysova, J., Renger, J., Booze, W.
Publication: Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 17(3), 4-13
Date: August 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 State Emergency Department Databases 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.
Project: Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
Date: June 2017
Type: Policy Brief


North Dakota Rural Hospitals and Emergency Medical Services Collaboration
Results of a survey amongst North Dakota's 36 CAHs and their relationship with local EMS providers. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
Project: Flex
Author(s): Miller, M., Gibbens, B.
Date: March 2012
Type: Fact Sheet


EMS Visioning
A vision for the future of EMS in North Dakota.
Project: Flex
Author(s): Miller, M.
Date: September 2011
Type: Resource