This article details how one West Virginia health center altered its pain management strategy in order to better recruit new providers to serve their rural community.
This webinar was presented on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Presenter Nathalie Preptit, Director of Outreach Services & Partner Engagement, Tennessee Rural Partnership discussed the importance of and tips for building state partnerships to leverage resources and opportunities for workforce development for health centers and Primary Care Associations. Slides from this presentation...
This webinar was produced by the Montana State University Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies. Presenters Hannah L. Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH and Debra Hoyle, B.S.W. discuss dental health and how to strengthen the workforce.
This article discusses the challenge of recruitng pysicians to work in rural areas due to the rise of “power couples”, couples with advanced degrees, and their unique needs.
JAMA – Association Between Having a Highly Educated Spouse and Physician Practice in Rural Underserved Areas
“This study uses US census and national survey data to investigate the proportion of married physicians who have highly educated spouses, and the odds of the couple living and working in rural underserved areas. Physician undersupply in rural areas remains a problem, despite efforts to improve the workforce distribution....
This webinar was presented on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 and features information and resources from the Rural Health Information Hub and the STAR² Center that are helpful for rural workforce development and support.
This project brings together the primary care residency programs in New Mexico that are working to alleviate the physician shortage in the state and bring quality primary care to its rural areas.
The Foundation for Health Leadership & Leadership strives to advance quality healthcare for the communities of North Carolina and beyond by building leadership, shaping practice, affecting policy, and driving innovation. View their website to learn more about the programs and resources offered by the Foundation.
Kansas Health Institute – Rural Kansas hospital focuses on ‘mission-driven’ medicine to recruit doctors
A hospital in rural Kansas uses their mission driven approach to attract like minded physicians to their workforce.
This presentation describes strategies for recruiting and retaining oral health providers in rural communities. Recruiting and Retaining Oral Health Providers in Rural Communities