Wednesday, June 1, 2016

OSIM and Health Care Workforce Redesign in Oklahoma

From the April 2016 edition of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association's Oklahoma D.O., Chad Landgraf, MS, GISP & Denna Wheeler, PhD discuss how the Oklahoma State Innovation Model could shape the future composition and structure of the health care workforce in Oklahoma. Thier article begins on page 22.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2016 Residency Training Locations

The interactive map below shows the residency training locations for the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2016. The symbols are scaled proportionally to the total number of graduates training in each community.

Of the 106 graduates in the class, 61 are entering primary care residency programs (Family Medicine = 28; Internal Medicine = 17; OBGYN = 10; and Pediatrics = 6). Thirty-nine graduates will enter Oklahoma-based primary care residency programs with 11 graduates matriculating to programs located in rural locations (Durant = 5; Ramona = 1; Tahlequah = 3; and Talihina = 2).

The Class of 2016 marks the 10th consecutive graduating class with at least 50% of its members entering primary care residency programs upon graduation. Learn more about the specialty choices of the graduates in each community by clicking on the symbols on the map.

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Medicaid Enrollment in Oklahoma by County, 2015

The interactive map below shows the Medicaid enrollment in Oklahoma for state fiscal year (SFY) 2015. By clicking each county, you can view the population, unduplicated Medicaid enrollment, and the proportion of each county's population enrolled in Medicaid. Data used to prepare this map was obtained from the Oklahoma Health Care Authority SFY15 Annual Report.

Medicaid enrollees comprise around 30% of rural population in the state. In urban areas, the rate drops to 24% of the population. Adair County has the highest county rate at 47% of the population; Osage County has the lowest rate at 14%.

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