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Physician Supply Key to Oklahoma's Health and Wealth: Recommendations for Physician Training, Recruitment, Retention Strategies

Description
Provides an overview of the physician shortage in Oklahoma. Discusses its impacts on population health and the economy, issues contributing to the shortage, and difficulty recruiting and retaining physicians, particularly in rural areas. Offers policy recommendations to help improve physician supply, including funding for rural training tracks, loan repayment programs, building data collection capacity, and identifying factors to help low-volume rural practices succeed.
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Governor's Council for Workforce and Economic Development, Healthcare Workforce Subcommittee
Tagged as
Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Policy · Oklahoma