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Radiol Manage. 2005 Nov-Dec;27(6):44-50.

Recruiting healthcare professionals to rural areas.

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Memorial Hospital, Seminole, TX, USA. deephilipp4@yahoo.com

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.

PMID:
16475564
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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