Idaho rural family physician workforce study: the Community Apgar Questionnaire.

@article{Schmitz2011IdahoRF,
  title={Idaho rural family physician workforce study: the Community Apgar Questionnaire.},
  author={David F. Schmitz and Edward Baker and Ayaka Nukui and Ted Epperly},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={1769}
}
CONTEXT Community factors of varied importance help determine the success of achieving and maintaining a physician workforce. The purpose of this study was to develop an evaluation instrument (Community Apgar Questioinnaire) useful to rural Idaho communities' in their assessment of the assets and capabilities related to physician recruitment and retention. METHODS A quantitative scoring interview instrument was developed based on a literature review, site visits and discussions with rural… CONTINUE READING

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