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Resources by Topic: Pharmacy workforce

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): Tabor Griswold, John Packham, Victoria Young
Date: 08/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
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Virginia's Pharmacist Workforce: 2018
An overview of the pharmacist workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Pharmacist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacists in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Pharmacy Technician Workforce: 2018
An overview of the pharmacy technician workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Pharmacy Technician Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacy technicians in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Wisconsin Health Care Workforce 2018 Report
Reports data, analysis, and recommendations on the current trends and future projections of the healthcare workforce in Wisconsin. Discusses future models of care to address rural areas hit by workforce shortages, such as expanding pipeline programs and growing rural residency programs to train and retain healthcare providers in rural Wisconsin.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Hospital Association
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Evaluation of an Academic-Community Partnership to Implement MTM Services in Rural Communities to Improve Pharmaceutical Care for Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension
Evaluates a pilot project in Arizona where community health center and independent retail pharmacies offered medication therapy management (MTM) services on site and by phone to rural, underserved Arizonans with diabetes or high blood pressure.
Author(s): Melissa Johnson, Rebecca Jastrzab, Jared Tate, et al.
Citation: Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 24(2), 132-141
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
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The Status of the Healthcare Workforce in the State of Nebraska
Provides an overview of the healthcare workforce in Nebraska and reports county-level data. Includes statistics and information on physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, dental professionals, pharmacy professionals, emergency medical technicians, other allied health professionals, and other non-physician clinicians. Covers the demographic profile of the state and the designated Health Professions Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Nebraska.
Author(s): Fernando A. Wilson, Nizar K. Wehbi, Jamie Larson, et al.
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Nebraska Area Health Education Centers, University of Nebraska Medical Center: Center for Health Policy
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Utah's Pharmacist Workforce, 2018
Analyzes 2017 survey data of licensed Utah pharmacists to assess the supply and demand, demographic and geographic distribution, and workforce trends in rural and urban areas of the state.
Author(s): Sydney Groesbeck
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Rural Rotation Program: Utah Medical Education Council, 2007-2018
Provides county-level data on clinical rotations for advanced-practice registered nurses (APRN), pharmacists, physicians, dentists, and physician assistants (PA) in rural and undeserved areas of Utah since 2007.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Indiana: Pharmacist Workforce
Information on demographics and distribution of Indiana pharmacists, based on the 2016 re-licensure survey. Includes a county-level map showing population to provider ratios, with shadings to show rural counties.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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A Project to Promote Adherence to Blood Pressure Medication Among People Who Use Community Pharmacies in Rural Montana, 2014–2016
Results of a project conducted by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to evaluate interventions by community pharmacies to promote blood pressure medication adherence. Includes optional activity through which clinicians can earn continuing medical education credit.
Author(s): Carrie S. Oser, Crystelle C. Fogle, James A. Bennett
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 14
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
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