Educating and Informing Publications

  • 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
  • Scrubs Project Report
    Project report for Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy.
    Author(s): Nissen, K.
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Report
  • Use of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Women
    A study by the Rural Health Reform Research Center shows that women with mental health (MH) and substance abuse (SA) issues are putting a strain on emergency departments (EDs). This study helps identify trends among women in rural and urban communities who utilize the ED for MH/SA. The information can be used to help communities provide more relevant, appropriate, and less costly care.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M., Jaeger, J.
    Date: July 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • What's in a Name?
    High-level service is still as sweet with new name.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 41(1), 20-21
    Date: March 2016
    Type: Magazine
  • Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Celebrates 30 Years
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 2. Longtime statewide gathering of health professionals helps to improve the health of North Dakotans.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: July 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • “HOSA” Spells the Future of North Dakota’s Healthcare Workforce
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 1. Middle school and high school students explore becoming healthcare professionals.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: March 2015
    Type: Magazine