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Recruiting healthcare professionals to rural areas.

Authors
  • Philipp, Dee L
  • Wright, Donna L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiology management
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
27
Issue
6
Pages
44–50
Identifiers
PMID: 16475564
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Maintaining an adequate number of healthcare providers for the nation's most underserved populations is increasingly diffiicult. Rural medical services have issues that often complicate recruitment and retention of qualified medical professionals. This review of literature examines some of the issues unique to rural areas. Consideration of these issues during recruitment strategies may lead to increased recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals to ruraI areas.

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