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Rural Healthcare Workforce News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Nurse Practitioners and Country Living
Sep 11, 2018 - Details the results of a study looking at trends of nurse practitioners who practiced in rural and nonrural primary care settings between 2008 and 2016. Results showed that the proportion of nurse practitioners as a percentage of total primary care providers grew in both rural and nonrural areas.
Source: Public Health Post
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NHSC New Site Application Deadline Extended to August 28
Aug 14, 2018 - The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has extended the application deadline for new sites to August 28, 2018.
Source: HRSA National Health Service Corps
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Rural Locums Provide Balance for Urban Doc
Aug 6, 2018 - Blog post from a physician who had found a unique way to use all the medical skills she learned in training while serving a variety of patients in both urban and rural settings.
Source: AAFP News Blog
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018