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Publications

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

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2019

Rural Health Research Recap - Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Among Rural Children
This recap examines pediatric insurance coverage, poverty rates, and Medicaid enrollment by race/ethnicity in rural and urban communities. It also presents a summary of the research on the impact of coverage on rural access to care.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
Date: August 2019
Type: Fact Sheet
Air Force Veteran Finds His Place at the Center for Rural Health
Air Force veteran Shawn Larson returns home to North Dakota and finds his place at the Center for Rural Health.
Author(s): Haugen, B.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: March 2019
Type: Article
Rural Health Research Recap - Quality of Care in Rural Hospitals
This recap looks at hospital quality-of-care measures and the difficulties of developing quality measures, especially for rural hospitals with low patient volumes.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
Date: January 2019
Type: Fact Sheet

2018

Fifth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2019
Now in its fifth edition, the report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School's Advisory Council.
Author(s): UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Date: November 2018
Type: Report
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
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
Standardized Dental Screening for New Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice Guide
This guide provides a template for nursing home administrators and dental professionals to help ensure all nursing home residents, upon admission, have dental screenings done by dental professionals.
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
Date: April 2018
Type: Resource
Making General Surgery Available to All in Rural North Dakota
North Dakota native and UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences grad Mary Aaland leads the Rural Surgery Support Program to help recruit and retain rural surgeons.
Author(s): Haugen, B.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: March 2018
Type: Article

2017

Rural Health Research Recap - Effects of Rural Hospital Closures
From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on the effects of rural hospital closures.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2017
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Rural Hospital Closures
From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on rural hospital closures.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2017
Type: Fact Sheet