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Resources by Topic: Health workforce shortage designations

Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health Care
Shows Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA facilities in Wisconsin.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Health Care
Shows Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA facilities in Wisconsin.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Healthcare
County-level South Dakota map showing geographic, population, and automatic Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Healthcare
South Dakota map showing geographic, population, and automatic Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Medical Care
South Dakota map showing geographic, population, and automatic primary medical care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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South Dakota Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
County-level South Dakota map showing medically underserved communities, areas, and populations.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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Communities in Crisis: Exploring the PA Oral Health Workforce Shortages
Webinar presenting a panel discussion of Access to Oral Health Workforce Report: Part I, a July 2022 report on the status of the dental workforce in Pennsylvania. Transcript available by clicking the three dots on the line above the red Subscribe button.
Author(s): Helen Hawkey, Kelly A. Braun, Lauren Wagner, Meghan Bastin, Sean C. Boynes
Date: 08/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health
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The Most Rural Counties Have the Fewest Health Care Services Available
Examines healthcare resources in metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas, with information on availability of healthcare facilities, bed-to-population ratios, provider-to-population ratios, and health professional shortage areas.
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Dobis, Jessica E. Todd
Citation: Amber Waves
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Access to Oral Health Workforce Report: Part I
Examines ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in enhanced attrition of the Pennsylvania oral health workforce. Features statistics on Pennsylvania dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists, including number of Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDAs) in rural and urban Pennsylvania in 2019 and 2021, and county-level maps showing percentage change in licensed dental hygienists from 2015-2021, density of Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioners (PHDHPs) and EFDAs in 2021, and Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas. Mentions rural throughout.
Additional links: Executive Summary, Regional Assessment
Author(s): Helen Hawkey, Kelly A. Braun, Lauren Wagner, et al.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Coalition for Rural Health
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Northern Border Regional Commission State and Region Chartbooks: A Health-Focused Landscape Analysis
Webinar describing a project compiling the most recent publicly available data related to health and healthcare access at the county and state level for Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont. Discusses healthcare professional shortage areas and highlights counties with worse health outcomes than other counties in the region. Features statistics on demographics with breakdowns by rural location, socioeconomic characteristics, access to care, health outcomes and behaviors, community safety, death rates and top causes of death, internet access, insurance coverage, telehealth policies, scope of practice for various provider types, and maps showing Heath Professional Shortage Areas and locations of Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and Critical Access Hospitals.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Transcript
Author(s): Katherine Ahrens
Date: 06/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Maine Rural Health Research Center, Rural Health Research Gateway
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