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Health Workforce

The Center for Rural Health assists rural areas in meeting their health workforce needs. Using state and federal resources, we:

  • Educate North Dakota students about rural health careers
  • Research workforce issues at the state and national level
  • Provide assistance in matching healthcare professionals and rural communities

What We Can Do for You

In the area of health workforce, we offer:

Hospital Workforce Survey

Key Contacts

Most Recent Publications

  • Brief: Evaluation of Medical-Dental Integration at the University of North Dakota Center for Family Medicine
    A brief review on the evaluation of the medical-dental integration program implemented by the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program. The brief also offers a summary and recommendations for future medical-dental integration in North Dakota.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: September 2020
    Type: Policy Brief
  • Evaluation Report: Medical-Dental Integration at the University of North Dakota Center for Family Medicine
    A full, comprehensive report on the evaluation of the medical-dental integration program implemented by the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program. The report provider date on patient reach and medical resident and staff knowledge of oral health, and also offers a summary and recommendations for future medical-dental integration.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: September 2020
    Type: Report
  • Health Professional Shortage Area Scoring & Data Sources
    A fact sheet explaining the basic criteria and data used in scoring Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) for the primary care, mental health, and dental health disciplines.
    Project: Primary Care Office
    Author(s): North Dakota Primary Care Office
    Date: September 2020
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Medical-Dental Integration Manual
    This manual is intended for North Dakota primary care and pediatric providers interested in improving the oral health of patients by integrating a registered dental hygienist into a medical care team. The content in the manual is specific to North Dakota, particularly for topics addressing billing, contracting, rules and regulations, and scope of dental hygiene practice.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Bopp, V., Schroeder, S., Kiefer, C.
    Date: September 2020
    Type: Report
  • Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: Year Two Program Snapshot
    This snapshot provides program goals, reach, and measures impact of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center program in year two (August 15, 2019 - August 14, 2020).
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Terry, D., Helfand, B
    Date: September 2020
    Type: Fact Sheet

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