Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities – Resources
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Building a Rural Nursing Workforce With Fisher-Titus Medical Center
Podcast episode featuring a discussion with clinical leaders from Fisher-Titus Medical Center in rural Ohio. Discusses recruitment and retention strategies, including a concentrated effort on recruiting international nurses, to ensure patient care in the community.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Retaining A Rural Nursing Workforce: It Takes A Village
A podcast that discusses attracting and retaining nurses in rural areas. Focuses on the University of Vermont Health Network and how they addressed the nursing shortage, such as focusing on staff well-being, creating a positive work environment, and investing in higher pay for nurses.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
A Match Made in Rural: Interpreting Match Rates and Exploring Best Practices
Documents patterns in match rates for rural versus urban residency programs, compares rural residency match rates with program characteristics for match years 2009-2013, examines the association of match rates with program outcomes for graduates in years 2013-2015, and explores recruitment strategies using residency coordinator interviews.
Author(s): Randall Longenecker, Natalia V. Oster, Lars Peterson, et al. Citation: Family Medicine, 55(7), 426-432 Date: 04/2023 Type: Document view details
Linkages Between Rural Community Capitals and Healthcare Provision: A Survey of Small Rural Towns in Three U.S. Regions
Identifies community-level factors affecting the recruitment and retention of rural healthcare professionals through key informant interviews and a survey of healthcare professionals in 9 states across three regions: the Lower Mississippi Delta, the Southern Great Plains, and the Upper Midwest. Explores how the importance of these factors varies across regions and types of healthcare professionals and whether the importance of these factors differs between recruitment and retention.
Author(s): John Pender, Maria Kuhns, Cindy Yu, Janice Larson, Shirley Huck Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
3RNET Annual Report 2021-2022
Includes information on accomplishments from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022. Features statistics on referrals, placements, job postings, and technical assistance.
Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: 3RNET view details
Hidden Crisis: Pediatric Oral Health In Rural America
Highlights barriers to rural pediatric oral health, along with proposed solutions. Examines Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas, oral health literacy, and needed Medicaid reforms. Features model oral health programs in Washington, Montana, North Dakota, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Louisiana, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland, and includes profiles of several rural providers.
Author(s): Michael A. Ignelzi, Tegwyn Brickhouse, Erica Caffrey, et al. Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry view details
Is Being There Enough? Postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residencies in Rural Primary Care
Examines the characteristics of rural and rural-serving postgraduate nurse practitioner (NP) residency programs, and the practices they use to determine if and how they enable recruitment, transition, and retention of NPs in rural primary care practice. Interviews were conducted with residency program directors, clinic personnel, and current and former NP residents, and analyzed to identify key themes and variations in program structure.
Author(s): Louise Kaplan, Samantha W. Pollock, Susan M. Skillman, Davis G. Patterson Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 39(3), 529-534 Date: 11/2022 Type: Document view details
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