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Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Wanted: Rural Doctors
Aug 22, 2018 - Discusses the great need for doctors in rural areas, focusing on Alabama to illustrate the national problem. Highlights a number of barriers to recruitment and retention for rural areas including lower salaries, high student debt, lack of opportunities in rural areas for spouses, and more.
Source: U.S. News and World Report
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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 America Faces A Crisis In 'Adequate Housing'
Aug 11, 2018 - Highlights the housing shortage in a rural Nebraska town to shed light on the issue nationally. Lack of adequate housing in rural areas impacts the ability of rural communities to attract new industries and retain the ones they have. Part of this is recruitment and retention of employees, which is a concern for this town's hospital.
Source: NPR
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Last Updated: 8/23/2018