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Shortage Area Resources and Data

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Health Resources & Services Administration Federal agency for improving access to healthcare and designating underserved areas.
Health Professional Shortage Areas Locator

On-line tool to Health Professional Shortage Areas in Oklahoma.

Medically Underserved Areas On-line tool to locate Medically Underserved Areas in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Primary Care Association Non-profit association for the state's Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) Resources related to the SoonerCare (Medicaid) Program.

Recruitment and Retention Resources

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Federal & State Loan Repayment Overviews and Application Checklists We’ve created a comparison chart with an overview of the differences and similarities of several Health Resources and Services Administration loan repayment programs to help you choose the best program for your career and service.
National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

The NHSC program provides student loan repayment assistance to health professionals that serve in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). 

Physician Manpower Training Commission Commission providing scholarship, residency and training assistance to health professionals serving in rural and underserved areas.
Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program State program which provides student loan repayment assistance to dentists that serve in state designated Oklahoma Dental Health Professional Shortage Area.
3RNET - National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network National organization connecting health professionals with opportunities to work in rural and underserved areas.

Rural Health Resources

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Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Oklahoma State University - Center for Health Sciences

Organization providing research and programs to support healthcare infrastructure and access in rural Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Rural Health Works Provides assistance to rural hospitals and community members to identify local healthcare needs and solutions.
Rural Health Network of Oklahoma Non-profit organization assisting rural providers with health information technology and human resource solutions.
Rural Assistance Center National organization for information on rural healthcare policy and services.
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