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Alaska 2021 Primary Care Needs Assessment

Provides an overview of primary healthcare access and capacity to inform policy and programming that addresses the needs of Alaska's underserved communities. Includes state-specific information on key issues, special populations, resources and recommendations. Mentions rural throughout and contains sections on rural emergency medical services, Critical Access Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Veterans Administration clinics, telemedicine, healthcare workforce recruitment and retention, and Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Alaska Division of Public Health
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency medical services · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Frontier and remote areas · Health disparities · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Alaska

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