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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Health occupations

Rural Health Leadership Radio Podcast
Free weekly podcast featuring various rural health leaders discussing items such as lessons learned, success stories, strategies, things to avoid, and more.
Type: Audio
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Rural Health Information Technology Workforce Curriculum Resources
Lists a collection of curriculum resources educators can adapt to create rural health information technology (HIT) workforce training programs. Developed by Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Rural HIT Workforce Program grantees.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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AMA Health Workforce Mapper
Customizable, interactive tool for accessing healthcare workforce-related data. Includes data on physicians by specialty, as well as data on a wide range of other healthcare providers. Provides information on Health Professional Shortage Areas, hospital locations, population indicators, and patient health data such as morbidity and mortality rates, health behaviors and social environment, healthcare access, and quality data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association
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Medicare Physician Bonus Payment Eligibility Analyzer
Tool to determine if an address is in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) eligible for a Medicare Physician Bonus.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Physician Compare
Provides consumers with information on physicians that accept Medicare patients. Includes practice location, physician specialties, hospital affiliation, and participation in selected Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services quality improvement programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Healthcare Workforce Data Findings
Provides a collection of health workforce reports for a wide range of professions in Virginia. Includes provider demographics, geographic distribution, income, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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PubMed Search: Community Health Workers and Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topics of community health workers and rural health.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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PubMed Search: Community Paramedicine
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of community paramedicine in the U.S.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Community Paramedicine Topic Guide
Provides information, resources, and answers frequently asked questions related to community paramedicine. Covers the benefits and challenges community paramedicine programs in rural communities, defines the role of community paramedics, discusses education requirements for community paramedic providers, and program funding. Includes community paramedicine models and existing program examples.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Community Paramedicine Insights Forum
Serves as a forum, educational opportunity, and discussion group for those trying to establish community paramedicine services or systems on a local, regional, or statewide basis. Includes monthly webinar calls consisting of presentations and Q&A sessions based on experiences and lessons learned from others wishing to establish a community paramedicine program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of State EMS Officials
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