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Emerging Roles and Occupations in the Health Workforce

Date: 08/01/2018Research 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: 02/01/2017Research 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: 01/01/2017Research 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: 12/01/2016Research 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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Scope of Practice Alignment for Paraprofessionals and Addiction Counselors

Date: 12/01/2016Research Center: Behavioral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Allied Health, Behavioral Health, Scope of Practice

This brief examines the scopes of practice for 4 common behavioral health paraprofessions and addiction counselor occupations, and investigates the alignment, or lack thereof, between scopes of practice and actual practice for each profession.

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

Date: 12/01/2016Research 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: 11/01/2016Research 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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The National Landscape of Personal Care Aide Training Standards

Date: 10/01/2014Research Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Allied Health, Medicaid, Training

This report presents research findings on the national landscape of personal care aide (PCA) training requirements across state Medicaid-funded programs.

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