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COVID-19 and the Rural Health Workforce: Recommendations to Improve Health in Illinois

Description
Provides an overview of the healthcare workforce in rural Illinois and describes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Offers policy recommendations to strengthen the rural health workforce in the state, improve service delivery, and enhance access to specialty care via telehealth services.
Date
10/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Southern Illinois University (SIU) Medicine Department of Population Science and Policy
Tagged as
Access · Emergency preparedness and response · Health workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Infectious diseases · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Illinois