Results of a survey of 237 schools with active RN-to-BSN programs, to ascertain the current status of rural-focused nursing education. Features statistics on proportion of RN-to-BSN students drawn from rural areas, student recruitment methods, barriers
The North Dakota Department of Health (DoH) just issued a report on the status of the state’s medical marijuana program implementation. The full report is available here. In fiscal year 2019, there were 1,183 applications
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State and federal health officials are working to address rural health workforce shortages. States passed a variety of legislation, including a law offering a rural rotations program in Iowa and one establishing a Washington Health
Improving Medicare’s Payment Policies for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants
Details recommendations from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to update Medicare's payment policies to better reflect current clinical practice delivered by advanced practice nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs). These recommendations are that APRNs and
Describes the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers. Gives descriptions of services users, including residents of nursing homes and residential care communities, patients receiving home health or hospice care, and people who