This report describes state incentives for behavioral health provider recruitment, particularly in rural areas.
The Health Workforce Training Program Evaluation Toolkit is a comprehensive “program evaluation 101” resource for both new and established programs seeking to learn new evaluation strategies.
The purpose of this study is to examine the size and distribution of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse workforce relative to the total psychiatry workforce to determine whether nurses are predominantly working in areas with higher or lower levels of behavioral health specialists.
This cross-sectional study examines the relationship between reimbursement and behavioral health provider geographic distribution and seeks to understand how Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for behavioral health providers may limit service delivery.
State Incentive Programs that Encourage Allied Health Professionals to Provide Care for Rural and Underserved Populations
This study describes allied health incentive programs at the state level as described during 30 semi-structured phone interviews with key informants from 27 states and information found online.
The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of matriculating PA students planning to enter primary care specialties and compare them with students planning on entering other specialties.
This study identifies different apprenticeship models including alternative ways program administration, didactic instruction and clinical skills training are provided, and broadens information about healthcare apprenticeships’ value to employers.
The Role of the National Health Service Corps Clinicians in Enhancing Staffing and Patient Care Capacity in Community Health Centers
This study helps validate the effectiveness of NHSC loan repayment and scholarship incentives as a recruitment strategy and to inform policies on the impact of NHSC on CHCs’ patient care capacity.
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.
The Effects of the Implementation of Patient-Centered Medical Home on Staffing and Productivity in Community Health Centers
This study examined the workforce transformation occurring in community health centers (CHCs) that have achieved patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition, and assessed changes in staffing and productivity before and after the adoption of PCMH in CHCs between 2007 and 2013.