Wyoming Data Collection

Wyoming Department of Health – Office of Rural Health

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Keri Wagner

(307) 777-6512

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The Wyoming Department of Health, Office of Rural Health implements the following programs: 1) Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program: Provides loan repayment grants to physicians, dentists, and allied healthcare professionals in exchange for their practice for 3 years in areas of greatest need; 2) Wyoming Physician Recruitment Grant Program: Helps medically under-served communities recruit physicians Medicare Rural Hospital; 3) Flexibility Grant Program: Supports Wyoming’s 16 Critical Access Hospitals in quality/performance improvement, nurse leadership training, and integration of emergency medical services; and 4) Primary Care Office: Manages geographic, low income, and facility shortage area designations, and provides technical assistance in eligibility issues for federal programs. The Primary Care Office also conducts a census of providers practicing in Wyoming to obtain hours of direct patient care, percentage of hours used for medicaid patients, number of assistants, etc.

Workforce Supply Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSW
Data collected for:These professions    
Data collected through:Survey that is not part of the licensing process             
Survey that is part of the licensing process             
Telephone interview    
In-person interview             
Other             
The survey is:Mandatory             
Not Mandatory    
Data collected on:Every Individual    
Sample of Individuals             
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics    
Educational background    
Practice characteristics    
Other             
Data collected at:One time only             
Regular intervals    
Other