Oregon Project ECHO Program Events
Features a number of events hosted by Project ECHO Programs in Oregon. Lists events for health education programs focusing on general health issues, addiction medicine, and community practice. Type: Calendar/Event List Sponsoring organizations: Oregon ECHO Network, Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network view details
Preparing Behavioral Health Clinicians for Success and Retention in Rural Safety Net Practices
Policy brief on the impact of training focused on rural and underserved communities on the skills, successes, and retention of behavioral health clinicians in rural safety net practices. Summarizes findings related to training, experiences, and demographics of rural behavioral health safety net clinicians.
Author(s): Donald Pathman, Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Mandi Gingris, et al. Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of North Carolina Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center view details
AACOM 2022-23 Academic Year Graduating Seniors Survey Summary Report
Results of a survey of 4,146 expected 2023 graduates from 34 colleges of osteopathic medicine and branch campuses. Provides statistics and data on medical education debt and scholarships, graduate medical education plans, and percentages of students who plan to practice in rural underserved or shortage areas.
Date: 01/2024 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine view details
Bridging The Home-Based Primary Care Gap In Rural Areas
Discusses challenges with offering home-based primary care (HBPC) in rural communities for older adults and people with disabilities, notably workforce shortages, insufficient infrastructure, and funding. Offers HBPC redesign suggestions with these challenges in mind, discussing community health workers, technology and telehealth, leveraging community resources and partnerships, training, scope of practice laws, payment models, and infrastructure investments.
Author(s): Ginny Rogers, Montgomery Smith, Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith, Robert S. Saunders Citation: Health Affairs Forefront Date: 02/2024 Type: Document view details
CMS Cross Cutting Initiative: Rural Health
A fact sheet that provides examples of how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working to eliminate disparities in rural healthcare access related to workforce shortages, facility closures, and infrastructure issues. Discusses innovative healthcare payment models from 2023 that address barriers to value-based care in rural healthcare delivery. Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Cybersecurity: A Path to Increase Rural Health Care Preparedness
Policy position paper discussing the importance of increasing cybersecurity measures across rural healthcare facilities and organizations. Highlights challenges rural providers face in achieving adequate cybersecurity protections, preparedness, and response. Offers federal and state policy recommendations to support and enhance cybersecurity in rural healthcare settings.
Author(s): Michael Hassell, Jenny Niblock Date: 12/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details