united states health resources and services administration


Summary: A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.

Top Publications

  1. Sullivan P, Karon J, Malitz F, Broyles S, Mokotoff E, Buskin S, et al. A two-stage sampling method for clinical surveillance of individuals in care for HIV infection in the United States. Public Health Rep. 2005;120:230-9 pubmed
    ..Sample size and some design elements should be changed in future studies to increase precision of estimates and usefulness of data for local planning and evaluation. ..
  2. Winters J, Tran S, Gastineau D, Padley D, Dean P, Kudva Y. Organ procurement organization compliance with 21 CFR 1271: a challenge for allogeneic pancreatic islet cell transplantation programs. Am J Transplant. 2009;9:1472-6 pubmed publisher
    ..OPOs should work toward understanding and complying with 21 CFR 1271. Regulatory agencies should work toward enhancing safety of the pancreas supply by facilitating compliance through harmonization of requirements. ..
  3. Handler A, Geller S, Kennelly J. Effective MCH epidemiology in state health agencies: lessons from an evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program (MCHEP). Matern Child Health J. 1999;3:217-24 pubmed
  4. Withy K. What the heck is AHEC?. Pac Health Dialog. 2005;12:169-70 pubmed
  5. Hodge J, Gable L, Cálves S. Volunteer health professionals and emergencies: assessing and transforming the legal environment. Biosecur Bioterror. 2005;3:216-23 pubmed
  6. Murphy Southwick C, McBride M. Geriatric education across 94 million acres: adapting conference programming in a rural state. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2006;26:25-36 pubmed
    ..The MTGEC training model that combined traditional classroom and videoconference increased attendance by twofold and may be adapted in other regions to train providers in remote areas of the U.S. ..
  7. Raja S, McKirnan D, Glick N. The Treatment Advocacy Program--Sinai: a peer-based HIV prevention intervention for working with African American HIV-infected persons. AIDS Behav. 2007;11:S127-37 pubmed
    ..Finally, we discuss the challenges in implementing this program, many of which arise from the chaotic social situations that our patients experience. ..
  8. Young D. HRSA reorganization could affect 340B program. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2003;60:734, 738 pubmed
  9. Benkendorf J, Goodspeed T, Watson M. Newborn screening residual dried blood spot use for newborn screening quality improvement. Genet Med. 2010;12:S269-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Principles and recommendations for the use of the residual dried blood spot were developed. ..

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  1. Brownell J, Xierali I, Herrera A, Calvo A. Geographic proximity of HRSA, VA, and DOD clinics: opportunities for interagency collaboration to improve quality. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012;23:125-35 pubmed publisher
    ..This demonstrated geographic proximity of health care sites may indicate prime opportunities for collaboration between HRSA, VA, and MHS systems to improve quality of care for the military, veterans, and their families. ..
  2. Hodge J, Mount J, Reed J. Scope of practice for public health professionals and volunteers. J Law Med Ethics. 2005;33:53-4 pubmed
  3. Hogan A, Franzini L, Boex J. Estimating the cost of primary care training in ambulatory settings. Health Econ. 2000;9:715-26 pubmed
    ..e. the costs of teaching the net of infrastructural effects. ..
  4. Ross L. Quality improvement in health care: opportunities and responsibilities for pharmacists. Ann Pharmacother. 2013;47:1206-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Pharmacists, both individually and collectively, must actively engage in quality improvement and patient safety programs that elevate care and support the evidence base for clinical pharmacy services. ..
  5. Minkler M, Thompson M, Bell J, Rose K. Contributions of community involvement to organizational-level empowerment: the federal Healthy Start experience. Health Educ Behav. 2001;28:783-807 pubmed
    ..The article concludes with implications of the study findings for practice both within Healthy Start and in the context of other community-based health initiatives. ..
  6. Brown R, Belton A, Martin J, Simmons D, Taylor G, Willard E. Evolution of quality at the Organ Center of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing. Prog Transplant. 2009;19:221-6 pubmed
    ..As stewards for the gift of life and leaders in organ allocation, the Organ Center uses continuous quality improvement to achieve the goal of increasing the efficiency of equitable organ allocation. ..
  7. Beck E, Wingard D, Zuniga M, Heifetz R, Gilbreath S. Addressing the health needs of the underserved: a national faculty development program. Acad Med. 2008;83:1094-102 pubmed publisher
    ..This article is part of a theme issue of Academic Medicine on the Title VII health professions training programs. ..
  8. Sohn W, Ismail A, Kolker J. Knowledge of oral cancer and screening practices of primary care providers at Federally Qualified Health Centers. J Public Health Dent. 2005;65:160-5 pubmed
    ..To involve PCPs in screening for oral cancer, oral health programs should focus on providing up-to-date education, setting up a referral system, and providing proper reimbursement. ..
  9. Evans E. Funding your EMR: how to get the money you need. J Med Pract Manage. 2009;24:216-8 pubmed
    ..In fact, funding the EMR is the number one reason most practices delay the decision to move forward with this type of technology in the office. ..
  10. Woltring C, Novick L. Public health workforce: infrastructure's keystone. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2003;9:438-9 pubmed
  11. Robillard A, Gallito Zaparaniuk P, Arriola K, Kennedy S, Hammett T, Braithwaite R. Partners and processes in HIV services for inmates and ex-offenders. Facilitating collaboration and service delivery. Eval Rev. 2003;27:535-62 pubmed
    ..Examining the barriers (and identifying ways to resolve them) is important in developing and maintaining successful programs that ultimately benefit HIV-infected inmates and the communities to which they return. ..
  12. Hagan M, McClean D, Falcone C, Arrington J, Matthews D, Summe C. Attaining specific donor management goals increases number of organs transplanted per donor: a quality improvement project. Prog Transplant. 2009;19:227-31 pubmed
  13. Cruz A, Stelmach R, Ponte E. Asthma prevalence and severity in low-resource communities. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017;17:188-193 pubmed publisher
    ..Proper diagnosis and treatment with controller medications for asthma is feasible and cost-effective in low-resource settings. ..
  14. Becker C. High-tech treatment. Federal grant allows HIV/AIDS patients to receive treatment through telemedicine. Mod Healthc. 2002;32:18-9 pubmed
  15. Lloyd Puryear M, Brower A. Long-term follow-up in newborn screening: A systems approach for improving health outcomes. Genet Med. 2010;12:S256-60 pubmed publisher
  16. Lefever K, Atchison K, Mito R, Lin S. Curriculum emphasis and resident preparation in postgraduate general dentistry programs. J Dent Educ. 2002;66:747-56 pubmed
    ..Logistic regression showed that programs with higher resident GPA and National Board Part I scores had less difficulty filling resident positions. ..
  17. Fox C. Funding and the mechanisms of change. Manag Care. 2005;14:8-9; discussion 13-20 pubmed
  18. Politzer R. The United States health centers initiative: a state by state status report. J Public Health Policy. 2005;26:418-29 pubmed
    ..These early results suggest that collectively the States would meet the target. Several States would require major efforts to move toward the national average and they were examined more closely. ..
  19. Kroelinger C. Collaboration at the federal, state, and local levels to build capacity in maternal and child health: the impact of the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012;21:471-5 pubmed publisher
  20. Matthews T, DeLorenzo L, Matosky M, Young S, Huang A, Feit B, et al. National performance measures within a changing environment: how a federal agency developed and improved the measurement for HIV care and treatment. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012;23:225-35 pubmed publisher
    ..The HRSA/HAB defined a solid foundation for the measures development process, which has been refined over time, facilitating the timely release and use of performance measures by the HIV service provider community. ..
  21. Martin E, Pollack H, Paltiel A. Fact, fiction, and fairness: resource allocation under the Ryan White CARE Act. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006;25:1103-12 pubmed
    ..Other state characteristics, such as poverty rates or racial/ethnic diversity, play a much smaller role. ..
  22. Zigmond J. HRSA awards $93 million. Miss. clinics will use funds to strengthen infrastructure. Mod Healthc. 2007;37:18 pubmed
  23. Rajabiun S, Cabral H, Tobias C, Relf M. Program design and evaluation strategies for the Special Projects of National Significance Outreach Initiative. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2007;21 Suppl 1:S9-19 pubmed
    ..This paper describes the study design and methods used to implement and evaluate this large multisite initiative. Strengths and limitations of the study design are discussed. ..
  24. Baker E, Fox C, Hassmiller S, Sabol B, Stokes C. Creating the Management Academy for Public Health: relationships are primary. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2006;12:426-9 pubmed
    ..The success and sustainability of the Academy derive directly from these critical success factors, serving as an exemplary model for future collaborative endeavors. ..
  25. Braun B, Owens L, Bartman B, Berkeley L, Wineman N, Daly C. Quality-related activities in federally supported health centers: do they differ by organizational characteristics?. J Ambul Care Manage. 2008;31:303-18 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings can be explained in part by Health Resources and Services Administration/Bureau of Primary Health Care requirements and implementation of their Accreditation Initiative. ..
  26. Nooney J, Lacey L. Validating HRSA's nurse supply and demand models: a state-level perspective. Nurs Econ. 2007;25:270-8 pubmed
    ..The authors conclude that the models work well for state-level forecasting but that users should carefully assess the default data provided with the model against independent data sources specific to their states. ..
  27. Gassert C, Salmon M. Setting a national informatics agenda for nursing education and practice to prepare nurses to develop and use information technology. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998;52 Pt 2:748-51 pubmed
    ..Their recommendations were reviewed by NACNEP resulting in a national informatics agenda for nursing education and practice. ..
  28. Nerenz D, Bonham V, Green Weir R, Joseph C, Gunter M. Eliminating racial/ethnic disparities in health care: can health plans generate reports?. Health Aff (Millwood). 2002;21:259-63 pubmed
  29. Arriola K, Kennedy S, Coltharp J, Braithwaite R, Hammett T, Tinsley M. Development and implementation of the cross-site evaluation of the CDC/HRSA corrections demonstration project. AIDS Educ Prev. 2002;14:107-18 pubmed
    ..This paper describes the process of developing a cross-site evaluation, the implementation of this evaluation, and lessons learned by the EPSC throughout this process. ..
  30. Atchison K, Bachand W, Buchanan C, Lefever K, Lin S, Engelhardt R. Military and VA general dentistry training: a national resource. J Dent Educ. 2002;66:739-46 pubmed
  31. Rapposelli K, Kennedy M, Miles J, Tinsley M, Rauch K, Austin L, et al. HIV/AIDS in correctional settings: a salient priority for the CDC and HRSA. AIDS Educ Prev. 2002;14:103-13 pubmed
    ..They have also collaborated to address the HIV/AIDS needs of incarcerated populations and have initiated processes for expanding collaboration on these issues to include other federal agencies and prevention partners. ..
  32. Young D. Virginia HRSA project underway. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2003;60:1934, 1938 pubmed
  33. Cherry B, Marshall Gray P, Laurence A, Green A, Valadez A, Scott Tilley D, et al. Geriatric Training Academy: innovative education for certified nurse aides and charge nurses. J Gerontol Nurs. 2007;33:37-44 pubmed
    ..This article describes how the Academy is addressing the need for the recruitment, education, and retention of long-term care workers for the expanding geriatric population in West Texas. ..
  34. Reville P, Zhao C, Perez T, Nowacki A, Phillips D, Bowen G, et al. A student leadership model for promoting educational programs in organ donation and transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2013;45:1287-94 pubmed publisher
    ..presentation entitled "Share your life, share your decision" prepared by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), lectures by invited speakers and an educational assessment (pre- and post-..
  35. Blum N. The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network: another step in the development of the field. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012;33:78-83 pubmed publisher
    ..This article describes the need for a developmental-behavioral pediatrics research network, the development of the infrastructure for DBPNet, and the mechanisms for investigators to collaborate with the Network. ..
  36. D ONOFRIO G, Goldstein A, Denisco R, Hingson R, Heffelfinger J, Post L. Emergency medicine public health research funded by federal agencies: progress and priorities. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16:1065-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Further information is also provided to discuss those agencies and centers not represented. ..
  37. Leigh J. Dentistry. New HRSA program will give options to rural HIV-infected. HIV Clin. 2002;14:8-9 pubmed
  38. Goyette D, Disco M, Leal S, Schwed D. The pharmacist as a primary care provider for the medically underserved. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2003;43:S52-3 pubmed
    ..Becoming a 340B-contracted pharmacy can help pharmacists build prescription volume, expand their clinical services, and better serve the health care needs of their communities. ..
  39. Shafer T, Wagner D, Chessare J, Schall M, McBride V, Zampiello F, et al. US organ donation breakthrough collaborative increases organ donation. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2008;31:190-210 pubmed publisher
    ..Given the stable nature of the historical increases over many years, the HRSA estimates that more than 4000 annual additional transplants have occurred in association and apparently as a result of these increases in organ donation. ..
  40. Grover J. Community health center dental clinics: facts vs. fiction. J Mich Dent Assoc. 2005;87:40, 42, 44 pubmed
  41. DeWitt T, Cheng T. The role of Title VII funding in academic general pediatrics fellowships and leadership. Acad Med. 2008;83:1103-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This article is part of a theme issue of Academic Medicine on the Title VII health professions training programs. ..
  42. Atchison K, Mito R, Lefever K, McCauley K, Lin S, Engelhardt R, et al. Analysis of federal support for postgraduate general dentistry. J Dent Educ. 2003;67:328-36 pubmed
    ..However, attention must be paid to developing programs among states with a lack of infrastructure in dental education and training. ..
  43. Moser S, Walling A. HRSA goes triad: an update on the training grant review process. Fam Med. 2002;34:694-5 pubmed
  44. Young D. HRSA's failures, drug overcharges lead to overhaul of 340B agency. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004;61:1742, 1745, 1750 pubmed
  45. Livingood W, Auld M. The credentialing of a population-based health profession: lessons learned from health education certification. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2001;7:38-45 pubmed
  46. Bradford J, Coleman S, Cunningham W. HIV System Navigation: an emerging model to improve HIV care access. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2007;21 Suppl 1:S49-58 pubmed
    ..Based on study results, we propose that an adapted navigation approach referred to as "HIV System Navigation" has promise for improving access to HIV care and warrants further development. ..
  47. Xirasagar S. Transformational, transactional among physician and laissez-faire leadership among physician executives. J Health Organ Manag. 2008;22:599-613 pubmed
    ..This study represents an important step towards establishing the empirical evidence for the full range of leadership constructs among physician leaders. ..
  48. Lipkin M, Zabar S, Kalet A, Laponis R, Kachur E, Anderson M, et al. Two decades of Title VII support of a primary care residency: process and outcomes. Acad Med. 2008;83:1064-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This article is part of a theme issue of Academic Medicine on the Title VII health professions training programs. ..
  49. Newton W, Arndt J. Learning from history: the legacy of Title VII in academic family medicine. Acad Med. 2008;83:1030-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This article is part of a theme issue of Academic Medicine on the Title VII health professions training programs. ..
  50. Young D. Safety nets still overpaying for drugs. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:1584, 1586 pubmed
  51. Crump R, Gaston M, Fergerson G. HRSA's Models That Work Program: implications for improving access to primary health care. Public Health Rep. 1999;114:218-24 pubmed
    ..Winners of the competition are showcased nationally and hired to provide training to other communities, to document and publish their strategies, and to provide onsite technical assistance on request. ..
  52. Howard R, Cornell D, Koval C. When the donor says yes and the family says no. Prog Transplant. 2008;18:13-6 pubmed
    ..This article describes 4 cases where the donor had a signed organ donor card but the family initially objected to donation. Ultimately organs were recovered from 3 of these donors. ..
  53. Wotman S, Pyle M, Duffy R. Residency training in dental public health: assessment of status, needs, and issues. J Public Health Dent. 1998;58 Suppl 1:68-74 pubmed