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Brad Gibbens, MPA - Publications

  • 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
  • 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
  • Keeping the Public in Rural Public Health
    Theresa Will has an innovative approach with partnering to improve Public Health within her community.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Other
  • Key Points: Rural Health and Health Reform in North Dakota
    Summarizes the main themes for healthcare and health reform in rural North Dakota. Themes include access to care, health workforce, population health, and Accountable Care Organization Improvement Models importance to North Dakota.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2017
    Type: Resource
  • North Dakota’s Significant Health Needs as Identified by Community Health Needs Assessments
    Summarizes and shows results of health needs identified by rural and urban communities in North Dakota through focus groups and community surveys.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: January 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Fourth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2017
    Now in its fourth 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: December 2016
    Type: Report
  • Community Engagement Toolkit
    This toolkit is designed to assist groups and individuals throughout North Dakota in engaging their community to make a difference through a collaborative process.
    Author(s): Knauf, T.
    Date: March 2015
    Type: Resource
  • Perspectives of Rural Hospice Directors
    Examines hospice care within a rural context, including issues regarding regulations, finance/reimbursement, workforce, general rural issues, relationships with other organizations, and technology. Identifies concerns of hospice directors in rural settings.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B., Schroeder, S., Knudson, A. and Hart, G.
    Date: March 2015
    Type: Policy Brief
  • North Dakota Hospital Assessment: 2014 Chartbook
    This Chartbook presents the findings of the 2014 survey of hospitals in North Dakota. This resource does not provide analysis or discussion of the results, but instead, offers a graphic discourse on the current hospital environment in the state. Output includes aggregate data stratified by geographic region (Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest) and hospital type (CAH or tertiary).
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Hart, G., Gibbens, B., Dickson, L., Peterson, M. & Ahmed, A.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Oral Health Report: Needs and Proposed Models, 2014
    Needs, outcomes, findings, and stakeholder recommendations from the 2014 assessment of oral health need and policy recommendations for North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Jonk, Y., Schuller, K., Hall, K., Hart, G., Gibbens, B.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Oral Health Report: Needs and Proposed Models, 2014 Executive Summary
    Executive Summary for the full North Dakota Oral Health Report. Reviews the findings from the 2014 assessment of oral health in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Jonk, Y., Schuller, K., Hall, K., Hart, G., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • Third Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2015
    Now in its third 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: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • Testimony to the North Dakota Healthcare Reform Review Committee
    Brad Gibbens provided an overview of the Community Health Needs Assessment requirement under the Affordable Care Act to the North Dakota Healthcare Reform Review Committee.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2014
    Type: Testimony
  • Chronic Disease Assessment Report for North Dakota
    An assessment of policies and programs that address chronic disease in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Massmann, N., Gibbens, B., Peterson, M., and Quinn, R.
    Date: February 2014
    Type: Report
  • Second Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2013
    Updates the first biennial report with an assessment of the current state of health of North Dakotans and their healthcare delivery system. Presents an analysis of the population demographic in North Dakota and discusses affordable healthcare costs now and in the future.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    Date: December 2013
    Type: Report
  • CAH Financial Conditions and Concerns
    Summarizes the current financial status of North Dakota CAHs. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Critical Access Hospital Organizational Conditions
    Includes survey results from North Dakota CAHs. Examines how certain environmental conditions shape the organization structure of CAHS, how they operate, and services they offer. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Hospital Networks
    Discusses hospital networks. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota CAH Administrators’ Attitudes Toward Issues Facing Rural Hospitals
    Discusses CAH administrators' attitudes to a variety of common issues or problems facing rural hospitals. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • 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.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Rural Health Impact Statement for 2011
    Presents a financial impact summary that addresses various rural health programs in North Dakota, including budgetary impacts, purpose, focus, and outcomes achieved.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: February 2011
    Type: Report
  • Primary Issues Impacting Rural Health in North Dakota and Contributing Factors
    Lists issues that impact rural health in North Dakota, including healthcare access, quality of care, HIT, health insurance, and workforce.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: February 2011
    Type: Resource
  • Potential Impact of Health Reform on Rural North Dakota Health Workforce
    Discusses factors influencing North Dakota's rural health workforce. Highlights research efforts conducted by the Center for Rural Health on rural health workforce.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: 2011
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Evaluation Executive Summary
    Presents a summary of the North Dakota CAH Quality Network's evaluation, activities, and accomplishments from 2008-2010.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: December 2010
    Type: Report
  • Guest Commentaries Weigh in on Healthcare Reform
    Brad Gibbens, Interim Co-Director, had a commentary on the implications of health reform on rural North Dakota printed in the North Dakota Farmers Union magazine. The commentary looks at critical rural health issues such as health workforce, rural facility survivability, and the need for flexibility and innovation in rural health.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: August 2009
    Type: Other
  • An Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota: Establishing the Baselines for Positive Health Transformation
    The Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota was conducted from December 2008 to February 2009. This report provides an overview of selected health and healthcare issues in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Volkov, B., Gibbens, B., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: March 2009
    Type: Report
  • 2008 North Dakota Flex Program and Critical Access Hospital State Rural Health Plan
    Assesses and identifies pressing current conditions of rural health services and systems, focusing on critical access hospitals (CAHs). These conditions are workforce, access, finance, health information technology, community and economic development, quality, emergency medical and trauma services, networking, and system reform. Report also recommends strategic approaches to address these topics of concern.
    Author(s): Miller, M., Gibbens, B., Lennon, C., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: November 2008
    Type: Report
  • 2008 North Dakota Flex Program and Critical Access Hospital State Rural Health Plan Summary
    Author(s): Miller, M., Gibbens, B., Lennon, C., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: November 2008
    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
  • 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
  • Demographics
    Facts and statistics on North Dakota's population. Includes information on populations change by county and frontier counties.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: April 2006
    Type: Fact Sheet