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Growth and Decline in Selected Healthcare Occupations Active in the South Carolina Workforce: 2009/10 - 2019/20
Data brief showing how the number of licensed health professionals actively practicing within South Carolina changed statewide and in the state's rural and urban counties. Features statistics for nurses and physician assistants between 2010-2020 and for all other professions between 2009-2019.
Author(s): Katie Gaul
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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Virginia's Pharmacy Technician Workforce: 2021
An overview of the pharmacy technician workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Pharmacy Technician Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacy technicians in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Pharmacist Workforce: 2021
An overview of the pharmacist workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2021 Pharmacist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacists in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Using Machine Learning to Identify Factors Associated with Practice Location of the Healthcare Workforce
Results of a study applying machine learning techniques to identify factors predicting the decision of physicians, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists to practice in a rural area. Uses data sets collected by the Utah Medical Education Council in 2014, 2016, and 2017. Features statistics with breakdowns by rural and non-rural location.
Author(s): Jerry Bounsanga, Martin S. Lipsky, Eric S. Hon, et al.
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 22(1), 7050
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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A Qualitative Study on Pharmacy Policies Toward Over-the-Counter Syringe Sales in a Rural Epicenter of US Drug-Related Epidemics
Examines pharmacy over-the-counter (OTC) policies and pharmacists' rationale for, and barriers and facilitators to, OTC syringe sales in a rural Appalachian Kentucky area hard hit by drug-related epidemics. Uses data collected from interviews with 14 pharmacists between February 2018 and January 2019.
Author(s): Monica Fadanelli, Hannah L. F. Cooper, Patricia R. Freeman, et al.
Citation: Harm Reduction Journal, 19(1)
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
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Introducing Clinical Pharmacy Specialists into Interprofessional Primary Care Teams
Examines the integration of clinical pharmacy specialists as part of the interprofessional primary care team and in the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Rural Veteran Access (CRVA) initiative to determine impacts on healthcare access for rural patients.
Author(s): Megan B. McCullough, Anna Zogas, Chris Gillespie, et al.
Citation: Medicine (Baltimore), 100(38), e26689
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
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2020 Indiana Pharmacist Workforce Brief
Information on demographics, education, and practice characteristics of Indiana pharmacists, based on self-reported data. Includes information about telepharmacy and authorization to administer various immunizations. Features a county-level map showing geographic distribution of Indiana pharmacists, with shadings indicating rural counties.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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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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PharmD Concentration Helps Pharmacy Students Prepare for a Career in Rural America
Features the Rural Pharmacy Practice program, a concentration for PharmD students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy who are interested in working in rural communities. Describes how the program was created. Discusses the experiences students have, including conducting community needs assessments and related population health projects.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative Medication Therapy Management Model: Public Health and Pharmacy Working Together to Improve Population Health in the Mississippi Delta
Examined the effects of a medication therapy management (MTM) intervention on patients in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the Mississippi Delta region. Includes data on clinical measures before and after MTM for patients with diabetes, hypertension, and/or dyslipidemia.
Author(s): Leigh Ann Ross, Lauren Bloodworth, Meagan Brown, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
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