Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities – Resources
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Confronting Workforce Shortages and Health Worker Well-Being
Six videos addressing the impact of healthcare worker shortages and how those shortages affect individual well-being and the ability to provide care in rural communities. Includes a keynote presentation by the Chief Medical Officer of the Indian Health Service. Transcripts available under the descriptions of the videos.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Academy of Medicine view details
Identifying Strategies for Strengthening the Health Care Workforce in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Provides an overview of recent trends in the shortage of the nursing, primary care, and behavioral healthcare workforce in Virginia. Summarizes findings from an environmental scan and qualitative and quantitative data analysis regarding recruitment and retention strategies. Identifies interventions that could help the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (VHWDA) successfully address workforce shortages and which interventions should be prioritized based on desired policy outcomes. Presents a system dynamic model simulating the medium- to long-term supply and employment trends within Virginia's healthcare workforce under status quo conditions and under various policy interventions. Includes information on recruitment and retention in rural areas throughout.
Annex, Research Brief: Recommendations for Strengthening the Health Care Workforce in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Author(s): Megan Andrew, Brian Briscombe, Raffaele Vardavas, et al. Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details
Health is Primary: Charting a Path to Equity and Sustainability
Examines factors driving the downward trends in primary care, including fewer clinicians practicing primary care, fewer available appointments, lower spending on primary care, and fewer adults reporting that they have a usual source of primary care. Features a literature review, supply and demand analysis, and recommendations for potential solutions. Mentions rural throughout.
Executive Summary, Slide Presentation
Author(s): Alison Huffstetler, Ann Greiner, Anam Siddiqi, et al. Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Primary Care Collaborative, Robert Graham Center view details
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
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