Optimizing Workforce

Browse the latest reports, briefs, webinar recordings, and other resources related to optimizing rural health care.

Difficult Conversations This resource guide is based on the webinar given by Dr. Robert Steele on December 7, 2021, at the Center for Optimizing Rural Health. The goals of the [...]
Highlights: Provider Relief Funding Reporting Shortages Workforce shortages, particularly in the healthcare sector, are becoming increasingly problematic. As a result, Colleen Bay hosted a webinar presented by Health Carousel, a [...]
Building a Multigenerational Team in Nursing from A-Z Webinar Synopsis This write-up was created as a synopsis for the corresponding webinar posted under “events” on the Center for Optimizing Rural [...]
Training HR Candidates in Rural Areas HR candidates with training and experience in healthcare settings can be hard to come by in rural areas across the United States. This guide [...]

Physician contracts generally cover many aspects of work and consider incentives and compensation. These agreements should reflect the behaviors that the hospital encourages in their employees and consider the rights […]

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security, Privacy, and Breach Notification Rules safeguard the privacy of sensitive health information and give patients certain rights to their health information. […]

1 in 2 U.S. physicians experiences burnout. Elise Arespacochaga, the Vice President of the AHA’s Physician Alliance, believes this implies that the origin of burnouts is rooted in the environment […]

A strong level of cybersecurity is vital for protecting sensitive health information and health systems from dangerous and costly digital attacks. Learn what systems are available to prevent and combat these attacks.

Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. Sharps-related injuries pose a bloodborne pathogen threat to workers. Learn how employees and employers can reduce or eliminate the risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure and prevent, respond to, and report sharps-related accidents.

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