Policy in Plainer English

HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas)

February 17, 2020 Helen Labun Season 1 Episode 14
Policy in Plainer English
HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas)
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Policy in Plainer English
HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas)
Feb 17, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Helen Labun

Luca Fernandez, from the State Office of Rural Health and & Primary Care, which is within the Vermont Department of Health explains HPSAs - a particular term you'll hear come up the moment you dip a toe into the waters of health care workforce development.

You can browse HPSAs online here - remember that this podcast is talking primarily about geographic HPSAs, not auto-HPSAs or facility HPSAs, so set your search terms accordingly.

Vermont Department of Health (VDH) workforce data, including providers at retirement age by different geographical regions.

Shortages and distributions of health care workers, maps from VDH.

The Rural Health Services Task Force white paper on workforce shortages, from January 10th, 2020. 

Special thanks to Katherine Kulp, from Middlebury College, who helped with this episode.

Show Notes

Luca Fernandez, from the State Office of Rural Health and & Primary Care, which is within the Vermont Department of Health explains HPSAs - a particular term you'll hear come up the moment you dip a toe into the waters of health care workforce development.

You can browse HPSAs online here - remember that this podcast is talking primarily about geographic HPSAs, not auto-HPSAs or facility HPSAs, so set your search terms accordingly.

Vermont Department of Health (VDH) workforce data, including providers at retirement age by different geographical regions.

Shortages and distributions of health care workers, maps from VDH.

The Rural Health Services Task Force white paper on workforce shortages, from January 10th, 2020. 

Special thanks to Katherine Kulp, from Middlebury College, who helped with this episode.