Office of Rural Health
The Wyoming Office of Rural Health seeks to enhance access to healthcare service, support the development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.
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Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant - Funding opportunity for new and existing Community Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics. Accepting applications through May 31, 2013.
REACH Funding Opportunity (click on text)
Wyoming ORH Publications Programs Other Rural Publications
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Wyoming ORH Publications
2010 Wyoming ORH Annual Report **NEW**
2009 Wyoming ORH Annual Report
2008 Wyoming ORH Annual Report
Wyoming Health Professional Underserved Area Report, November 2009
Healthcare Workforce Development Fact Sheet - A quick read two page fact sheet
Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet - A quick read two page fact sheet
Rural Health Clinic Survey - Wyoming Rural Health Clinic's participated in a survey in March 2010. This is a nine-page report.
2010 Loan Repayment Program Survey Report - Over 180 Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program participants were surveyed for this report. This is a 22-page report; the first 2.5 pages are an executive summary.
2011 Telehealth Consortium Report - Eight page report on the status of telehealth in Wyoming by Dr. James Bush, M.D., F.A.C. P., Chairman, Telehealth Consortium.
June 16, 2011 Community Apgar presentation - This is the 53 slide presentation report presented to the WDH, WHRN, and others.
WCAHN Annual Report 2011
WCAHN Annual Report 2010
2008 Flex grant report
Emergency Rules for Critical Access and Rural Hospital Tech Grants - The Emergency Rules are effective for 120 days.
Intent to Adopt Rules for Critical Access and Rural Hospital Tech Grants - The Intent to adopt rules and information for making public comment are available at this link.
Other Rural Publications
Shortage Designation Negotiated Rule Making Committee final report - Eighty three page report published 10-31-11.
Idaho Rural Nurse Residency Program - This is a multi-page PDF with information on the Idaho State University Program
Health Disparities Report authored by South Carolina
Fact Sheet Rural vs. Urban authored by South Carolina
Satisfaction with Practice an Decision to Relocate: An Examination of Rural Physicians. This study was conducted by staff at Social and Scientific Systems, Inc., under contract to NORC. The study was funded under a cooperative agreement with the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS, Grant Number 1U1CRH02549. The conclusions and opinions expressed in this report are the author’s alone; no endorsement by NORC, ORHP, or other sources of information is intended or should be inferred.
Wyoming Nurse Studies by Workforce Services - There are 10 different reports on this website. The reports cover several years.
Wyoming Healthcare Commission Statistical Handbook - this is about a 200 page report on various professions and each county in Wyoming. The handbook is dated 2008. The University of Wyoming (WYSAC) has the data from a 2010 study, but the data was never compiled into a document.
Healthcare Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Advancing the Study - is a 56-page document published by the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services in December 2011.
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