Rural Data Visualization Tool Available

Looking for state-specific data? Struggling to find data for your rural county? These new tools compile data from federal and other publicly-available sources in a variety of formats to best fit your needs. Check out our Chart Gallery with national and state-specific charts and our Rural

By |2018-05-02T11:33:50-05:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured Resources|

Reinventing Rural Health Care: A Case Study of Seven Upper Midwest States

Examines the current state of rural healthcare in seven states – Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming – and uses the findings to determine the impact of existing federal policies, understand ongoing healthcare challenges, and identify opportunities for improvement in rural healthcare

By |2018-01-24T15:00:05-06:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Featured Resources|

Featured Resource: Data 2020

Interactive tool to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives. Includes data for metropolitan and nonmetro locations for some topics. After selecting a topic and measure, chose “View data by group” and look for Geographic Location to find rural/urban data. Topics

By |2017-09-06T14:03:21-05:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured Resources|

Improving Access to High Quality Sepsis Care in a SD Emergency Telemedicine Network

Key findings of this study are: 1) Telemedicine consultation for emergency department (ED) sepsis care is rare, but a dedicated utilization initiative modestly increased use; 2) A multi-pronged approach of nurse-directed screening, recommended consultation criteria, and real-time hub decision-support were implemented in a large rural ED-based

By |2017-08-28T10:30:06-05:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: Featured Resources|