State Strategies to Support the Future of the Primary Care Physician and Nursing Workforce
Discusses primary care physician and nursing workforce challenges, including the shortage of these providers in rural and underserved areas. Describes policies and strategies implemented by states to address these challenges. Offers resources for states, health systems, and academic institutions exploring innovative strategies to address healthcare workforce challenges.
Author(s): Elaine Chhean, Anita Cardwell, Lauren Block, Sarah Tocher Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy view details
2022 Florida Physician Workforce Annual Report
Summary and analysis of the 2021 and 2022 Florida Physician Workforce Surveys, providing data on Florida physicians involved in direct patient care. Features statistics on demographics and practice characteristics, and includes a section on the Florida Office of Rural Health. Appendix B features tables showing number of practicing physicians and the percent increase or decrease by county by year from 2013-2022, with breakdowns by rural or nonrural county.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Florida Health view details
Indiana's Behavioral Health Workforce Report Series: Psychiatrists and Psychiatric APRNs
Information on 2021 demographics, education and practice characteristics, and distribution of Indiana physicians and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) who report having a practice specialty in psychiatry. Includes a county-level map showing geographic distribution of psychiatrists, with shadings indicating counties that are Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document view details
Relationships Matter: How Usual is the Usual Source of (Primary) Care?
Explores trends in usual source of care (USC), with statistics on patient characteristics associated with USC and percent of the U.S. population with a USC, with breakdowns by payer type, race/ethnicity, and types of USC. Discusses shortages of primary care physicians in rural areas, and strategies for attracting, retaining, and diversifying primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas.
Author(s): Yalda Jabbarpour, Ann Greiner, Anuradha Jetty, et al. Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Collaborative, Robert Graham Center view details
Delivery of Cancer Screening and Treatment in Critical Access Hospitals
Summarizes results of a survey of 135 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) regarding cancer screening and treatment provided by CAHs. Describes the role of visiting providers and the use of telemedicine in cancer screening and treatment.
Author(s): Megan Lahr, Xiomara Santana, Helen Parsons, Nathan Bean, Ira Moscovice Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team view details
MedPAC Payment Basics
Series of briefs providing an of Medicare payment systems. Covers payments systems including Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics, hospital acute inpatient services, and more.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 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
Changes in the Supply and Rural-Urban Distribution of Psychiatrists in the U.S., 1995-2019
Describes the distribution of psychiatrists in U.S. counties by rural or urban location and census division. Features statistics with breakdowns by 6 levels of population density and by year. Includes county-level map showing change in psychiatrists per 100,000 population in rural counties, from 1995-2019.
Author(s): CHA Andrilla, SC Woolcock, LA Garberson, DG Patterson Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center view details