Rural Health Resources by Topic: Physician assistants
Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) Meeting Minutes, August 17, 2023
Summarizes the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) meeting held August 17, 2023. Features updates from the Bureau of Health Workforce on programs to address healthcare workforce shortages and Title VII funding opportunities planned for 2024, including the Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE) - Physician Assistant Rural Training in Mental and Behavioral Health and the Rural Community Program Directors programs.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry view details
The Health of US Primary Care: A Baseline Scorecard Tracking Support for High-Quality Primary Care
Examines the support for implementing high-quality primary care in the United States across measures in five categories: financing, workforce, access, training, and research. Presents data on primary care financing trends from 2010 to 2020, the number of primary care physicians per capita in medically-underserved areas (MUAs) and non-MUAs by state, trends in financing primary care research, and more. Figure 7 shows the percentage of physician residents trained in an MUA or rural county by state in 2020. Appendix B includes data on the number and percentage of physician residents trained in an MUA, rural county, or both between the 2012-2013 academic year and the 2020-2021 academic year.
Appendix B, Full Report
Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Milbank Memorial Fund, Robert Graham Center, The Physicians Foundation view details
New Hampshire Annual Report on the Health Status of Rural Residents and Health Workforce Data Collection: Calendar Year 2022
Includes aggregate data and information on current and projected New Hampshire primary workforce needs and the participation rate on surveys completed by clinicians for the Health Professions Data Center. Features a state map showing rural and nonrural New Hampshire regional public health networks, and statistics on demographics, barriers to care, substance use and mental health, maternal health, preventive care, and health outcomes for cancer diagnosis. Includes license renewal data for various providers types, and physician assistant workforce data including percentage in rural regions.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: New Hampshire Public Health Association, New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care view details
Rural Health Clinics: Focusing on the Patient
Brief overview of the history of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), from their origins in the Rural Health Clinic Services Act of 1977, and into the present, as they continue to provide an array of vital services to rural communities.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
The Involvement of Rural Health Clinic Practitioners in Cancer Treatment Decisions and Survivorship Care
Results of a survey examining how practitioners from 153 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in 36 states are involved in their patients' cancer treatment and survivorship decisions. Features statistics on RHC characteristics, proportions of RHC practitioners who provide care or engage in joint decisions with another practitioner, RHC practitioner roles in cancer survivorship care, and experience with follow-up care for cancer survivors.
Author(s): Whitney E. Zahnd, Allie F. Silverman, Stella Self, et al. Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details