From the AMA News Room, 10/28/14:
CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today introduced a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care.
The AMA’s Health Workforce Mapper is an interactive tool that illustrates the geographic locations of the health care work force in each state, including health professional shortage areas, hospital locations, as well as other related workforce trends. The tool is designed to highlight areas where the number of health care professionals could be expanded to enhance patient access to timely, quality care close to home. Read the rest of this entry »