Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities – Resources
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Promising Practice: Minnesota Program Aims to Help Immigrant Physicians Practice in the State
Describes the collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC) and the IMG Assistance Program – a nonprofit organization, and their partnership with the University of Minnesota to prepare and integrate international medical graduates (IMGs) into the physician workforce to address provider shortages in the state.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 02/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
Recruitment and Retention: Overcoming the Rural EMS Dilemma
Reports on rural emergency medical services (EMS) workforce challenges and identifies innovative approaches to meet these challenges, highlighting programs in several states. Includes a list of 4 EMS recruitment and retention tactics for rural communities.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Strengthening the Rural Health Workforce: Tools, Resources and Outcomes
Webinar designed to explore rural healthcare workforce challenges and best practices for recruiting and retaining clinicians and allied health professionals. Panelists include representatives from HRSA, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, 3RNet, and HRSA grantees.
Date: 11/2017 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details
Mobility of US Rural Primary Care Physicians During 2000-2014
Presents results from a study aimed at understanding which rural physicians are most likely to move, and which factors most likely contribute to that decision. Uses data from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile between 2000 and 2014, and shows the likelihood of mobility based on gender, age, birthplace, long work commute, county unemployment rate, Rural-Urban Continuum Code (RUCC), and numerous other indicators.
Author(s): Matthew R. McGrail, Peter M. Wingrove, Stephen M. Petterson, Andrew W. Bazemore Citation: Annals of Family Medicine, 15(4), 322-328 Date: 07/2017 Type: Document view details
Recruitment and Retention Planning for Rural Health Networks and Members
Toolkit including a recruitment and retention plan guide, an assessment tool, templates, and plan samples. Dynamic documents to help network leaders carry out the planning, preparation, follow-up, and follow-through phases of recruitment and retention efforts in rural healthcare facilities.
Date: 04/2017 Type: Tool Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
New Partner Recruitment to Rural Versus Urban Ob-Gyn Practices: A Survey of Practicing Ob-Gyns
Discusses the results of a survey of obstetrics and gynecology practices in rural and urban areas located in 5 Northwestern states to examine their recruitment efforts. Information and data about their background, practice setting, partner recruitment, and retention was collected and analyzed, with comparisons noted between rural, suburban, and urban providers.
Author(s): Michael F. Fialkow, Carrie M. Snead, Jay Schulkin Citation: Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, 2017(4) Date: 2017 Type: Document view details
The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning And Development: Challenges and Opportunities
Discusses workforce planning and development efforts in
rural hospitals, as well as other key topics that present
challenges and opportunities in workforce recruitment and
retention, such as diversity, the shortage of behavioral
health professionals, technology, and more. Covers three
rural specific examples that expand access to healthcare
services through telehealth services and a rural residency
matching incentive programs.
Date: 2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
National Health Service Corps - An Extended Analysis: Final Report
Examines the distribution and retention of National Health Service Corps providers with a focus on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Indian Health Service (IHS) sites. Compares long and short-term retention of NHSC and non-NHSC providers for 2000-2015 and NHSC participant location after completing their service requirements. Includes data breakdowns by type of HPSA (primary care, dental health, mental health), type of provider, race/ethnicity, and gender.
Author(s): Sebastian Negrusa, Paul Hogan, Projesh Ghosh, Lachlan Watkins Date: 09/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation view details
Using Area Health Education Centers to Promote Interest in Rural Practice
Examines the relationship of third-year medical students participating in AHEC-sponsored family medicine clerkships in a rural primary care setting and their interest in working in rural areas after graduation. Compares the same relationship between third-year medical students participating in non-AHEC-sponsored family medicine clerkships.
Author(s): Jennifer Taylor, Sarah Goletz Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 16(3), 3934 Date: 09/2016 Type: Document view details
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