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Resources by Topic: Health occupations

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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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 benefits and challenges community paramedicine programs in rural communities, defines the role of community paramedics, discusses education and licensure requirements 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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Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS)
Monthly journal providing information and resources for emergency medical technicians, paramedics, emergency medical service (EMS) administrators, fire rescuers, public safety officials, and law enforcement officers. Includes articles on rural EMS issues.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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Conrad 30 Waiver Program
Describes eligibility requirements, the application process, and other details regarding the Conrad 30 program, which allows thirty J-1 medical doctors per state to apply for the J-1 Visa Waiver and work in an underserved area.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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J-1 Visa State Contacts
Contacts in each state who can address questions related to the State Conrad 30 program and/or J-1 Visa Waivers.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: 3RNET
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Healthcare
County-level map of South Dakota showing Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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