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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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Utah's Occupational Therapy Workforce, 2018: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants in Utah
Analyzes Utah's occupational therapy (OT) workforce in 2017. Includes statistics on demographics, practice characteristics, rural and urban practice setting, and county-level information on the OT workforce compared to the county population. Discusses future needs, supply, and demand for OT workforce in Utah. Offers policy recommendations to strengthen the rural workforce.
Author(s): Andrew Salt
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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A Statewide Investigation of Geographic Lung Cancer Incidence Patterns and Radon Exposure in a Low-Smoking Population
Examines Utah Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) data to describe smoking-adjusted lung cancer rates between nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties by indoor radon levels, sex, and cancer stage. Compares lung cancer rates between Utah and all SEER sites. Includes statistics of nonmetropolitan and metropolitan Utah counties by race/ethnicity, smoking prevalence, education, income, and more.
Author(s): Judy Y. Ou, Brynn Fowler, Qian Ding, et al.
Citation: BMC Cancer, 18, 115
Date: 2018
Type: Document
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Community Health Workers Get Trained to Reduce Oral Health Disparities
Highlights programs serving the Navajo Nation, Texas colonias, and Appalachian Maryland that use community health workers to provide oral health education and improve access dental care.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental health 2016 Annual Report
Reports on the activities, priorities, outcomes, and the population served in Utah in 2016. Includes a rural and urban breakdown on the number of individuals and total percent population served through substance use disorder services and mental health services. Covers mental health client data for the 13 local authorities, rural versus urban, and state totals for service utilization and median length of services for multiple types of healthcare services, including outpatient, inpatient, residential, medication management, case management, therapy, emergency, and more.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Department of Human Services
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Utah's Dentist Workforce, 2017: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of Dentists in Utah
Analyzes the dental workforce in Utah to assess supply and demand in urban and rural areas. Includes statistics, such as licensed dentists practicing status and demographic characteristics of dentists and patients. Covers dental practice characteristics, such as specialty, practice setting, geographic distribution, practice hours, and accessibility.
Author(s): Jenna Christensen
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Workforce, 2017: A Study on the Supply and Distribution of APRNs in Utah
Provides a comprehensive overview of Utah's advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) workforce. Includes analysis of the fourth Utah Medical Education Council's (UMEC) APRN workforce survey. Covers topics such as certification, demographics, average income, education, distribution, supply and demand, practice setting, and more.
Author(s): Annette Harris, Clark Ruttinger
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Supply of Nurses in Utah: The 2016 Survey of Utah's Registered Nurses
Provides an overview of the registered nurse (RN) workforce in the state of Utah. Includes demographic statistics and practice characteristics. Covers information describing the level of education for Utah RNs and includes the distribution of RN workforce in rural areas. Discusses the future RN workforce needs.
Author(s): Elizabeth Nagelhout
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah's Physical Therapist Workforce, 2016
Describes the composition of Utah's physical therapy workforce in 2016. Includes statistics on demographics, practice characteristics, rural and urban distribution, and the supply and demand of physical therapists in Utah. Offers policy recommendations to strengthen the rural workforce.
Author(s): Jaron Halford
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Utah Rural Health Plan
Describes Utah's rural healthcare system, the organizations comprising the healthcare safety net, and the environment in which those organizations provide healthcare services. Prioritizes specific rural health issues identified by hospital surveys, health assessments, and interviews with key rural health stakeholders.
Date: 02/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Last Updated: 7/18/2022