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The Obstetric Care Workforce in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Non-CAHs

Description
Examines current obstetric practice models in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other rural hospitals to understand obstetric care services and obstetric workforce issues. Also reports on the types of clinicians providing obstetric care in rural hospitals, including obstetricians, family physicians, certified nurse midwives, and general surgeons.
Author(s)
Katy Kozhimannil, Michelle Casey, Peiyin Hung, Shailendra Prasad, Ira Moscovice
Date
11/2014
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Prenatal care and obstetrics