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Characteristics of Physician Assistant Students Planning to Work in Primary Care

Date: 11/19/2019Authors: Eric Larson, Bianca FrognerResearch Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Staffing, Personnel, Primary Care

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.

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Use of Apprenticeship to Meet Demand for Medical Assistants in the U.S.

Date: 11/13/2019Authors: Andrew Jopson, Susan Skillman, Bianca FrognerResearch Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce StudiesTopics: Staffing, Personnel, Career Pathways

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.

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The Role of the National Health Service Corps Clinicians in Enhancing Staffing and Patient Care Capacity in Community Health Centers

Date: 10/28/2019Authors: Xin Xin Han, Patricia Pittman, Clese Erikson, Fitzugh Mullan, Leighton KuResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Dentistry, Community Health Center, Staffing, Primary Care

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.

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The Effects of the Implementation of Patient-Centered Medical Home on Staffing and Productivity in Community Health Centers

Date: 09/01/2018Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Productivity

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.

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Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training

Date: 04/01/2018Research Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Staffing, Training

This qualitative descriptive study assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and training.

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The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Community Health Center Staffing

Date: 09/01/2017Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing, Medicaid

The primary objective of this study was to examine the effects of state Medicaid expansion on community health center staffing.

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Clinical Support Personnel in US Hospitals: Job Trends, 2010-2014

Date: 07/21/2017Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Training

The purpose of this analysis is to better understand how hospitals are using Clinical Support Personnel (CSP), and to explore changes that may have occurred since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act.

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Nurse‐related Clinical Non‐licensed Personnel in US Hospitals and their Relationship with Nurse Staffing Levels

Date: 01/27/2017Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Nursing

This study examines the nurse-related clinical non-licensed personnel (CNLP) staffing in US hospitals between 2010 and 2014, in terms of their job categories, staffing trends, and relationship with registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) staffing.

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Does ACO Adoption Change the Health Workforce Configuration in US Hospitals?

Date: 10/28/2016Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing

This report provides a descriptive analysis of workforce differences between hospitals that participate in some form of an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and those that do not.

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Workforce Planning & Development in Times of Delivery System Transformation: The Stories of Kaiser Permanente and Montefiore Health System

Date: 09/23/2016Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Training

This study explores the dynamic processes and interactions that are driving a new approach to workforce planning and development (WFPD).

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