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Rural Health
Resources by State: Wisconsin

Rural Counties Face Psychiatrist Shortage
Analyzes data from the Wisconsin Medical Society to describe the psychiatrist workforce shortage and treatment gaps in Wisconsin. Offers policy recommendations to support the rural psychiatrist workforce.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Policy Forum
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Wisconsin Number of Providers Needed to Remove Shortage Designation: Mental Health
Shows the number of providers needed to remove the Mental Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designation for each county in the state of Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Number of Providers Needed to Remove Shortage Designation: Dental Health
Shows the number of providers needed to remove the Dental Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designation for each county in the state of Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Number of Providers Needed to Remove Shortage Designation: Primary Care
Shows the number of providers needed to remove the Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designation for each county in the state of Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based primary health care federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based mental health care federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based dental health care federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Substance Use Disorder Treatment Policy Recommendations for the State of Wisconsin Final Report - July 2018
Reports on a statewide assessment to inform the Wisconsin Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse regarding comprehensive, evidence-based, and sustainable treatment options for substance use disorder (SUD). Includes 18 policy recommendations. Identifies multiple barriers to accessing SUD treatment in rural and remote areas of Wisconsin.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Mapping Our Way to Success: Wisconsin’s Physician Workforce, 2018 Healthcare Workforce Report
Profiles physicians in Wisconsin and provides projections for the primary care physician workforce into the year 2035 by analyzing additional data, such as the supply of physicians from medical schools, Graduate Medical Education (GME) training, and recruitment. Discusses the expected physician workforce need in rural communities. Includes statistics on Wisconsin physicians by rural-urban community area (RUCA) categories and specialty and other county-level data. See WCMEW's 2016 report for information on new or expanded family medicine, psychiatry, and general surgery programs.
Additional links: Issue Brief
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce
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Strengthening the Workforce to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Rural Areas
Highlights rural workforce initiatives related to maternity and childbirth services and discusses strategies to improve rural pregnancy outcomes. Features a training program at a Critical Access Hospital in Alaska and a rural OB-GYN residency program in Wisconsin.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
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