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Publications

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

2018

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

2015

Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Celebrates 30 Years
Longtime statewide gathering of health professionals helps to improve the health of North Dakotans.
Project: Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health
Author(s): Massmann, N.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: July 2015
Type: Article

2013

Adoption of Electronic Health Records in North Dakota
Discusses electronic medical records in North Dakota, meaningful use, adoption of EHRs, and challenges.
Author(s): Dickson, L.
Date: February 2013
Type: Fact Sheet

2012

Environmental Scan of Health Information Technology (HIT) Adoption Amongst North Dakota Health Care Entities
Assesses the level of adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and telehealth; and health information technology workforce in hospitals, independent rural clinics, community health centers, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, long term care, and local public health units and departments throughout North Dakota.
Author(s): Dickson, L., Nissen, K., Wolf, S., Peterson, C., & Willis, N.
Date: July 2012
Type: Report

2008

Connecting North Dakota for a Healthier Future
Discusses North Dakota's progress in converting to electronic health records. Addresses barriers for completion and offers resolutions.
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Dickson, L., Nissen, K., & Rodriguez, M.
Date: December 2008
Type: Report
North Dakota Health Information Technology (HIT) Fact Sheet
Describes HIT, its uses within North Dakota and the role of the HIT Steering committee. The information in this fact sheet was collected from the North Dakota State HIT report, Connecting North Dakota for a Healthier Future, Dec. 2008.
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Dickson, L.
Date: January 2008
Type: Report

2006

Use of Technology in North Dakota Nursing Education Programs
The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota conducted a statewide assessment of technology use across the nursing programs in the state as part of the North Dakota Nursing Needs Study.
Author(s): Moulton, P., & King, B.
Date: 2006
Type: Journal Article

2005

Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety
Assesses the capacity of rural hospitals to implement medication safety practices. Found that many small rural hospitals have limited hours of on site pharmacist coverage.
Author(s): Casey, M., Moscovice, I., & Davidson, G.
Date: December 2005
Type: Report