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Rx for the Rural Healthcare Workforce and Access to Care

Description
Podcast with Tom Morris of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy about trends related to the rural healthcare workforce and efforts to overcome challenges. Discusses the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospital closures, telehealth, graduate medical education in rural areas, community health workers and community paramedics, funding opportunities to promote healthcare access in rural areas, the opioid crisis, and more.
Author(s)
Jessica Nicholson
Date
05/2022
Type
Audio
Organization
The Conference Board
Tagged as
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Community health workers · Community paramedics · Funding · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · Healthcare quality · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural Emergency Hospitals · Social determinants of health · Telehealth