Tag Archive for ‘workforce shortage’

Rural Surgery Verification

New ACS-led verification program aims to improve care for rural surgical patients

Identifies the development and goals of a new program for verifying surgical quality in rural hospitals.

Rural Surgery Verification

Michigan hospital participates in first pilot site visit for new ACS rural surgery verification program

The rural verification standards evaluated during the MMMC-Alpena pilot site visit are summarized as are lessons learned for future pilot site visits.


Longitudinal experience with the RTTDC: Improving outcomes through collaboration

The challenges rural trauma centers face, including practice variability, tertiary care referral, and staffing shortages, are summarized as is the evolution of the RTTDC, including evidence-based research that underscores the effectiveness of the program.

Mayo Clinic joins the national effort to train tomorrow’s rural

Mayo Clinic joins the national effort to train tomorrow’s rural surgeons

Outlines the Mayo Clinic’s development of a rural general surgery training track and identifies lessons learned in the first three years of the program.

Dispatches from Rural Surgeons

Rural surgery call coverage: Innovative locoregional solutions can fill the gap

Two locum tenens systems, one in Canada and one in the U.S., provide locoregional solutions for rural surgical call coverage.


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