Redesigning Health Professions Education and Practice to Prepare the Interprofessional Team to Care for Populations
12th Annual Report to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Congress of the United States. Discusses the need to educate healthcare professionals to care for diverse needs including culture, language, economic status, cultural competency, and health disparities. Discusses the importance of telehealth and telemedicine in population health in rural areas and for those with unstable health conditions that require close monitoring by a health professional.
Date: 08/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages view details
Interdisciplinary Rural Immersion Week
Describes the interdisciplinary rural immersion program at
the University of Colorado, which offers medical students
the time, structure, and permission to think about the
cultural, economic, and environmental aspects of rural life
Author(s): Mark Deutchman, Kathryn Nearing, Brenda Baumgarten, John Westfall Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 12(2), 2045 Date: 06/2012 Type: Document view details
An Examination of the Healthcare Workforce Issues in Rural America
8th Annual Report to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the United States Congress. Focuses on rural health workforce issues. Discusses improving rural healthcare through interdisciplinary training and quality improvement. Examines the rural health workforce by profession and looks at health workforce issues and trends.
Date: 09/2008 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages view details