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The Access Update is a bimonthly newsletter for health care professionals and organizations interested in health care access for all Iowans.

Current Issue

April 2014  Adobe Acrobat File

  • 3Rnet Places 1,619 Health Professionals in Rural and Underserved Areas
  • Oral and Health Delivery Systems Welcome Staff Member
  • How many Medicaid-enrolled children received dental care last year?
  • Coming Soon...Access Update Changes
  • Iowa Critical Access Hospitals Excel in National Measures
  • Iowa Center for Rural Health and Primary Care Advisory Committee
  • Learn More About Iowa’s First Ever Comprehensive Direct Care Training
  • Worth Noting
  • Resources

Archive Issues

February 2014  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Iowa Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grant Dollars used to Support Iowa Emergency Medical Services System Standards Projects
  • Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program Application Open for the 2014-2015 Cycle
  • Health Insurance Resources for the Public
  • Iowa Rural Health Clinics Participate in National Quality Measure Data Collection Pilot
  • Cheers for the 2014 Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Patient Safety Award
  • Resources
  • Calendar of Events

December 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • IDPH Dental Sealant Program Expands
  • PRIMECARRE: Addressing Iowa’s Health Workforce Shortages
  • Reflection-2013 National Rural Health Day in Iowa and Across the Nation
  • Carl Kulczyk Award
  • “State of the Re: Union”
  • Access Update Changes
  • Resources

October 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • The Volunteer Health Care Provider Program Moved
  • Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Rolls Out Across Iowa and the Nation
  • Less Than a Month Away! National Rural Health Day - November 21
  • Iowa Rural Health Program Staff Changes
  • Federal Designation of Core Area Population Classifications
  • Iowa Public Health Tracking - Valued for Hospitals and Communities
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events

August 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Iowa Children Continue to Benefit from Dental Sealant Program
  • Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Announcement
  • Iowa Participates in National Rural Health Clinic Sentinel Project
  • PRIMECARRE: A Win-Win for Iowa
  • National Health Service Corps News!
  • 2013 National Rural Health Day: Iowa Will Celebrate!
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events

June 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • 50 Years of Saving Babies’ Lives
  • 3RNet Mobile Website
  • Help Coordinate Health Care for Local Veterans
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events

April 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Grain-related Fatalities in Iowa
  • Public Health Supervision Report
  • FFY2012 EPSDT Dental Services Reports
  • Gray Issues
  • National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network
  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events

February 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Boone County Hospital Received National Quality Award
  • Have you read the latest “Inside I-Smile” report?
  • Barriers to Meaningful Use in Medicaid
  • HPSAs continued - Population and Provider Counts
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events

December 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Iowa a National Leader in Prescription Drug Recycling
  • Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Endeavor Awards Announced
  • Rational Service Area and Nearest Source of Care in HPSA Designation
  • Transportation Brochure
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events