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Social Work and Electronic Health Records: A New Frontier for Health Workforce Research

Date: 02/27/2020Authors: Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Erica Richman, Brianna Lombardi, Kim Shoenbill, Erin FraherResearch Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Behavioral Health, Scope of Practice

This study aimed to demonstrate how electronic health records data can be used as a workforce research tool to assess the scope, contributions, and value of social work, a profession still in the process of establishing its return on investment in health care.

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Assessing the Value of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education in Meeting State and National Needs

Date: 02/01/2019Authors: Thomas Ricketts, Erin Fraher, Ryan KandrackResearch Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Training

The goal of this study is to develop outcome metrics that can be used to evaluate pediatric GME investments in producing the workforce that meets state and national health care needs.

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DocFlows: A Web-Based, Interactive App to Explore the Interstate Migration of Residents-in-Training and Practicing Physicians

Date: 08/01/2017Research Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Training

This report examined the DocFlows web app developed by the Carolina Health Workforce, which allows users to query, download, and share maps/graphs of interstate moves by residents and actively practicing physicians in 35 specialities.

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Social Work in Integrated Primary Care: A Systematic Review

Date: 09/01/2016Research Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Behavioral Health, Integration, Primary Care

The objective of this report is to describe the roles and functions of social workers in integrated healthcare settings.

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Determining the Role of the Nurse with a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Date: 09/01/2016Research Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Nursing

This report surveys existing doctor of nursing (DNP) programs to identify the non-academic settings into which their DNP graduates are employed and conduct semi-structured interviews with employers to identify the role of the DNP prepared nurse in non-academic settings.

 

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