Rural Health Resources by Topic: Interprofessional training of the health workforce
Beyond the Waiting Room: The State of Dental Care Access in West Virginia
Discusses dental care access in West Virginia, highlighting workforce shortages and underserved populations including rural residents. Offers policy recommendations to decrease disparities including interprofessional care, reimbursement structures, and more.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Harmony Health Foundation, West Virginia Oral Health Coalition view details
Council on Graduate Medical Education Meeting Minutes, September 8, 2023
Summarizes the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) meeting held on September 8, 2023. Includes an update from the White House COVID-19 Response Team, among other things. Features presentations on team-based care through the Quality Payment Program and Interprofessional Practice and Education and a Whole Health Approach. Include rural references throughout.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education view details
Council on Graduate Medical Education Meeting Minutes, March 16-17, 2023
Summarizes the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) meeting held on March 16-17, 2023. Includes updates from the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. Features presentations and discussions on the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, underrepresented in medicine (UIM) medical students and residents, general surgery in rural areas, the development of interprofessional rural health
teams, and more.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education view details
Exploring the Question of Financial Incentives for Training Amongst Non-adopters of MOUD in Rural Primary Care
Explores the role of stigma in West Virginia primary care providers' decision to undergo training to receive a medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) waiver and the effect financial incentives have on that decision. Discusses providers' perceptions of MOUD treatment and perceived barriers to attaining a waiver, among other issues.
Author(s): Treah Haggerty, Nicholas A. Turiano, Tyra Turner, Patricia Dekeseredy, Cara L. Sedney Citation: Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, 17, 72 Date: 12/2022 Type: Document view details
Audiology, Medicine, and Pharmacy Interprofessional Preliminary Interviews and Discussions: Improving Hearing Health Care in Rural Alabama
Results of a study to determine the feasibility of interprofessional collaboration among physicians and audiologists and pharmacists and audiologists, to improve access and affordability of hearing health care in rural communities. Based on information from online surveys and virtual discussion groups with 16 family physicians and medicine residents at the University of Alabama and 15 pharmacists who worked in independently owned community pharmacies in Alabama.
Author(s): Emma B. Brothers, Marcia J. Hay-McCutcheon, Peter J. Hughes, M. Louanne Friend Citation: American Journal of Audiology, 31(3), 656-668 Date: 09/2022 Type: Document view details
Perceptions of How Integrated Care Impacts Treatment in Rural Settings
Examines provider perceptions when working in rural integrated care contexts. Analyzes 8 interviews from primary and behavioral health professionals in Ohio, Maine, and Tennessee about their experiences on integrated care teams and discusses themes such as healthcare access, interprofessional education, and provider communication.
Author(s): Dawn Graham, Samantha Nandyal, Salonas Ayad Citation: Ohio Journal of Public Health, 5(1), 79-84 Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Ohio Public Health Association view details
Health Workforce Strategic Plan
Provides a framework for health workforce improvements and addresses long-standing barriers to strengthening the health workforce. Focuses on recruiting and training health professionals from underserved communities to build a diverse, representative health workforce; ensuring equitable distribution of the workforce across geographic areas and health professions; strengthening the ability of the workforce to deliver high-quality care, including through strengthening cultural and linguistic competency of professionals; and using evidence and data to make better decisions about health workforce education and training investments. Mentions rural throughout.
Comments from Federal National Advisory Committees
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details