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Resources by Topic: Health workforce shortage designations

Oregon Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 08/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area Designations Before and After the Affordable Care Act's Shortage Designation Modernization Project
Results of a study using Health Resources and Services Administration files and county-level Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (PC-HPSA) designations, population, and primary care physician (PCP) counts from 2010 to 2018, to determine HPSA trends and population-to-PCP ratios. Features county-level maps showing geographic distribution of PC-HPSA designations in 2010 and 2018, and statistics on temporal changes in PC-HPSA designations and population-to-PCP ratios.
Author(s): Christopher A. Scannell, Jacob Q. Quinton, Nicholas J. Jackson, Yusuke Tsugawa
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 4(7)
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan mental health HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan mental health HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Care
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan dental care HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan dental care HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Care
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan primary care HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan primary care HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Workforce in Nevada: A Chartbook
Highlights current state and federal data on the supply and geographic distribution of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers providing direct patient care services, and administrative and non-clinical healthcare workers in Nevada.
Author(s): John Packham, Tabor Griswold, Jeannine Warner, Laima Etchegoyhen
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
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National Health Service Corps: Program Directs Funding to Areas with Greatest Provider Shortages
Provides an overview of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) programs. Examines data for fiscal year 2020 on the number of NHSC providers and where they served, the number and characteristics of applicants that did not receive funding, the number of NHSC sites with vacancies, and information about the effectiveness of NHSC programs at alleviating provider shortages.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Indiana Dentist Health Workforce Brief
Information on demographics, education and practice characteristics, and distribution of Indiana dentists, based on self-reported data from 2020 Indiana dentist license renewals. Includes a county-level map showing geographic distribution of dentists, with shadings indicating counties that are Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Author(s): Hannah Maxey, Courtney Medlock, Sierra Vaughn, Trey Floyd
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
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Oregon Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas
Shows a county-level map of Oregon map identifying Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 03/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Delaware Primary Care HPSA Designations
Shows the Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers in Delaware.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Delaware Health and Social Services
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