Rural Health Resources by Topic: Financial aid for health careers
Influence of Loan Repayment on Rural Healthcare Provider Recruitment and Retention in Colorado
Reports results of a survey of health professionals who
participated in three Colorado loan repayment programs
between 1992 and 2007. Examines the most important
recruitment factors for participants by rural versus urban
location and profession. Covers factors impacting
participants' decisions to leave a community, after the end
of their service obligation.
Author(s): Daniel Renner, John Westfall, Lou Ann Wilroy, Adit Ginde Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 10(4), 1605 Date: 11/2010 Type: Document view details
Access, Health, and Wealth: The Impact of the National Health Service Corps in Rural America, 1970-2000
Examines 30 years of the National Health Service Corps' (NHSC) operation and its impact on rural America. Provides a detailed breakdown of healthcare professional providers who participated in the program, and includes information on mortality rates and self-reported health status for people living in rural Health Professional Shortage Area counties that were staffed with NHSC physicians. Also provides data on the economic impact for communities with NHSC personnel for selected states.
Author(s): George Fryer, Jessica McCann, Martey Dodoo, et al. Date: 09/2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Robert Graham Center view details
A Targeted Look at the Rural Health Care Safety Net
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Discusses the safety net, the web of professionals and institutions that provide care to the poor and uninsured regardless of ability of pay. Also covers key safety net programs under the purview of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Its findings fall into three categories: ensuring access to hospital services, ensuring access to primary care, and maintaining an adequate workforce.
Date: 04/2002 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Kansas Rural Opportunity Zones
Provides a county-level map of Kansas rural opportunity zones (ROZs) which provide financial incentives to citizens who move to a ROZ. Includes information about ROZ sponsors, applications, and programs, such as student loan repayment assistance and tax credits. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office Of Rural Prosperity view details