Health Care Professional Workforce Composition Before and After Rural Hospital Closure
Policy brief examining the change in numbers of local healthcare providers before and after rural hospital closures from 2010-2018, to examine associations with eliminating inpatient services in rural areas. Features statistics with breakdowns by advanced practice providers, primary care providers, and specialists.
Erin Mobley, Fred Ullrich, Redwan Bin Abdul Baten, Mina Shrestha, Keith Mueller
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Health workforce supply and demand · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Statistics and data