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Resources by Topic: Health workforce shortage designations

Physician Workforce in Nevada: A Chartbook
Provides current data on the supply and geographic distribution by county, including rural and frontier, of physicians in Nevada.
Author(s): John Packham, Tabor Griswold
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
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Report to the 2020 Legislature: Annual Report on Findings from the Hawai'i Physician Workforce Assessment Project
Reports on shortages of physicians in Hawaii by county and specialty. Summarizes the activities supported in the past year to help address these shortages including workforce pipeline programs, loan repayment contracts, increasing state shortage designations, continuing education through Project ECHO, and a tax credit for health preceptors.
Author(s): Kelley Withy
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
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Arkansas Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
Provides a map identifying Primary Care HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas) in Arkansas.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Kansas County-Level Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations
Listing of Primary Care, Dental Health, and Mental Health HPSA designations for all counties in Kansas, including designation type (population or geographic) and HPSA score.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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More Than a Smile: An Examination of Rural Dental Health Care in Nebraska
Explores the link between oral and total health, and identifies primary barriers to dental health care in rural Nebraska and efforts to increase access. Includes county-level maps of Nebraska and the United States, showing Dental Health Professional Shortages Areas as of 2019.
Author(s): Lauren Taylor, Jordan Rasmussen
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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North Dakota Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map displaying North Dakota's designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Dental HPSA facilities.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map of North Dakota showing the locations of designated Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Shows the designated mental health facilities, correctional facilities, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and State Mental Health Hospital.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Medically Underserved Areas/Populations (MUAs/MUPs)
County-level map of North Dakota showing designated Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs).
Date: 11/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas Rural Hospitals, Clinics, CHCs, and RHCs
County-level map of North Dakota identifying designated geographic and low-income Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), proposed low-income HPSAs, designated facility HPSAs, and corresponding HPSA scores. Identifies the locations of rural hospitals, clinics, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), community health centers (CHCs), and Indian Health Service (IHS) clinics, and other healthcare facilities.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas and Scores
County-level map displaying North Dakota's designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Dental HPSA facilities, and the related HPSA scores.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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