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Emerging Roles and Occupations in the Health Workforce

Date: 20180801Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Allied Health, Career Pathways

This study identifies how five domains of emerging roles in healthcare have been incorporated into the job titles and descriptions of healthcare occupations by using Real Time Labor Market Information from LinkUp, a job search engine company.

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The Value of Real Time Labor Market Information for Monitoring Health Workforce Demand: A Case Study Examining Employer Demand for Health Information Technology Skills

Date: 20170201Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Allied Health, Demand

The goal of this study was to understand the value and limitations of Real-Time Labor Market Information (RT-LMI) for monitoring health workforce demand, including allied health professions.

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Immigrants in Healthcare Occupations

Date: 20170101Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Allied Health

This study provides a national snapshot comparing immigrants to the U.S. with native-born citizens who work in healthcare occupations, including their sociodemographic characteristics and the jobs they fill.

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Comparing the Socioeconomic Well-Being of Workers Across Healthcare Occupations

Date: 20161201Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Allied Health

This study investigates the socioeconomic well-being, including occupation-skill match, financial situation, and reliance on state/federal assistance programs, among individuals working in healthcare.

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Leveraging Data to Monitor the Allied Health Workforce: National Supply Estimates Using Different Data Sources

Date: 20161201Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Oral Health, Allied Health, Behavioral Health

This study compared national estimates of the supply and characteristics of nine types of allied health workers drawn from four publicly available national data sources: the American Community Survey (ACS), the Current Population Survey (CPS), the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) Registry.

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Characteristics of Veterans in Allied Health Care Occupations

Date: 20161101Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Allied Health

This study identifies the characteristics of veterans entering healthcare occupations, with a focus on allied health professions, and identifies occupations most commonly taken on by veterans.

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Pathways for Military Veterans to Enter Healthcare Careers

Date: 20160501Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Career Pathways

This study investigates veterans’ barriers to smooth career transitions into healthcare careers, with a focus on allied health occupations. In addition, this study examines the types of programs and policies designed to assist veterans to overcome barriers in their pursuit of healthcare careers.

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The Behavioral Health Workforce Need for Integration with Primary Care: Information for Health Workforce Planning

Date: 20160401Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Behavioral Health, Integration, Primary Care

This study provides information that can be used by policy makers, practitioners, educators and other health workforce planning stakeholders to develop plans and policies to increase access to behavioral health care services through primary care settings.

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The Behavioral Health Workforce Needed for Integration with Primary Care: Information for Health Workforce Planning

Date: 20160401Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Behavioral Health, Integration, Primary Care

This study provides a framework to inform the process of planning and developing the behavioral health workforce that can meet these integration needs.

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