Maine Public Health Data Reports - Access to Health Care

Useful websites: Educational Information

Access to Healthcare: Maine

  • Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Public Health Systems, MCDC
    The Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care manages health personnel recruitment and retention programs and provides technical assistance for communities to receive grants that benefit health care and rural areas; facilitates communication on rural health issues among providers, consumers and government programs.

Access to Healthcare: National and International

  • Health Insurance Coverage Status by Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, Sex and Income for Counties and States: 2005
  • National Health Service Corp
    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is committed to improving the health of the Nation's underserved.
  • Primary Health Care: The Health Center Program
    Health centers provide comprehensive primary care services without regard for patients' ability to pay and charge for services on a sliding fee scale.
  • Rural Health Policy
    The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) promotes better health care service in rural America.

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Access to Primary Care Physicians: Maine

Access to Primary Care Physicians: National nad International

  • Health Professional Shortage Areas
    Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) have shortages of primary medical care, dental or mental health providers and may be geographic (a county or service area), demographic (low income population) or institutional (comprehensive health center, federally qualified health center or other public facility).

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Public Health Nursing: Maine

  • Public Health Nursing Program, Division of Family Health, MCDC
    The Public Health Nursing mission is to provide expertise and leadership to improve the health of populations.

Public Health Nursing: National and International

  • CareFacts
    Healthcare information systems for home care, hospice, public health and other community-based practices.
  • The Omaha System
    The Omaha System is a research-based, comprehensive practice and documentation standardized classification; it can be used by multidisciplinary health care practitioners in any setting from the time of client admission to discharge.

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