Policy Goals to Support the Healthcare Workforce in Healthy Aging Communities
Report describing a research project funded by the New Mexico Department of Health that examines behavioral healthcare workforce needs and the growing elderly population in rural Grant, Sierra, Socorro, Catron, and Valencia counties. Presents key points from discussions with project participants, including professionals in health promotion, hospital, community health centers, local government, and educational institutions. Offers policy goals related to regional services, economic planning, and expansion of Medicaid and Medicare reimbursable services.
Susan Wilger, Anne Hayes Egan, Alexis Brandt, Micaela Imar de la Rosa
Southwest Center for Health Innovation
Aging and aging-related services · Behavioral health workforce · Community and economic development · Elderly population · Health workforce supply and demand · Medicaid · Medicare · Policy · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · New Mexico