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Resources by Topic: Allied health

The Trend Toward the Clinical Doctorate in Allied Health: Implications for Rural Communities
Examines how the transition to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree has affected the supply and quality of rural physical therapy care.
Author(s): Janet K. Freburger, Jennifer King, Rebecca Slifkin
Date: 08/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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CMS Open Door Forum Podcast and Transcripts
Provides audio recordings and transcripts of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum calls since October 2016, including the Rural Health Open Door Forums and COVID-19 stakeholder calls.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Allied Health Workforce Projections, 2016-2030: Community Health Workers
Offers demand projections for community health workers (CHWs) from 2016-2030, using data from the Health Resources and Services Administration's Health Workforce Simulation Model. Includes projected statistics for various care coordination scenarios, including a rural healthcare scenario.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Network Spotlights
Offers articles highlighting Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) grantees' best practices for network development, allied health, and health information technology (HIT) workforce programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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