North Carolina Health Professional Shortage Area: 2022 Profile
Fact sheet on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in North Carolina, covering primary, mental health, and dental HPSAs. Includes county-level maps showing population and geographic HPSA score ranges, and indicates counties that contain at least one HPSA facility.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Office of Rural Health view details
Training the Primary Care Workforce to Deliver Team-Based Care in Underserved Areas: The Teaching Health Center Program
Provides an overview of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. Describes the THCGME program's outcomes in training primary care medical and dental providers, the practice settings of THCGME family medicine graduates, and services provided by program graduates. Profiles four THCGME programs, including three programs that serve tribal or rural areas. Discusses challenges facing Teaching Health Centers, proposed solutions, and key takeaways and recommendations for policymakers.
Author(s): Emily Hawes, Jacob Rains, Candice Chen, Erin Fraher Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund view details
New Hampshire's Dental Health HPSAs
County-level map showing Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas in New Hampshire.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care view details
Implications of COVID-19 on Safety-net Oral Health Services
Examines COVID-19 pandemic impacts on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other safety-net dental providers. Describes the challenges safety-net providers face in delivering care to underserved and rural communities, and examines impacts on safety-net providers offering oral health services through mobile programs. Features statistics on FQHCs offering oral health services, with breakdowns by region.
Author(s): Margaret Langelier, Simona Surdu, Theekshana Fernando, Sai Sindhura Gundavarapu, Alex Romero Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oral Health Workforce Research Center view details
Virginia's Dental Hygienist Workforce: 2022
An overview of the Virginia dental hygienist workforce based on data from the 2022 Dental Hygienist Workforce Survey. Features statistics on the number of dental hygienists working in rural Virginia as well as how many grew up in rural areas of Virginia.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions view details
Indiana Oral Health Workforce Data Report: 2022
Provides information on the oral health workforce in Indiana, including total licenses, actively practicing dentists and dental hygienists, demographics and education of the workforce, employment and practice characteristics, geographic distribution of workforce by county, and more.
Author(s): Analise Dickinson, Mykayla Tobin, Chelsea Sparks, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah Maxey Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy view details