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

Date: 20180901Authors: Jeongyoung Park, Patricia Pittman, Xiaoli WuResearch 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: 20180401Authors: Susan Chapman, Nancy Dudley, Joanne SpetzResearch 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: 20170901Authors: Ellen Kurtzman, Jeongyoung Park, Xinxin Han, Patricia PittmanResearch 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: 20170721Authors: Xinxin Han, Patricia Pittman, Suhui Li, John Martin, Time Lowe, Kevin DavidsonResearch 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: 20170127Authors: Xinxin Han, Patricia Pittman, Suhui Li, Timothy LoweResearch 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: 20161028Authors: Xinxin Han, Patricia Pittman, Clese Erikson, Avi Dor, Roberto DelhyResearch 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: 20160923Authors: Patricia Pittman, Ellen Scully-RussResearch 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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CEO Perspectives on Factors Determining Medical Staff Configurations in Community Health Centers

Date: 20160901Authors: Patricia Pittman, Bianca Frogner, Leah Masselink, Lauren Bade, Leighton KuResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing, Primary Care

This study explores perceptions of CEOs of community health centers (CHCs) with a variety of staff configurations, and identifies a typology of factors they consider when deciding how to staff their centers.

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Perceptions of Electronic Health Records Effects on Staffing, Workflow, & Productivity in Community Health Centers

Date: 20160801Authors: Leah Masselink, Clese EriksonResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Electronic Health Records, Productivity

The authors of this study investigate how community health centers’ implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has changed staffing models, staff roles, and workflow, and the mechanisms by which EHRs influence staff productivity and coordination between providers and quality of care.

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Using a New Evidence-Based Health Workforce Innovation Research Framework to Compare Innovations in Community Health Center and Other Ambulatory Care Settings

Date: 20151130Authors: Patricia Pittman, Leah Masselink, Claire HoutermanResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing

This project aims to develop a new evidence-based health workforce innovation research framework and applyies the model to compare health workforce innovations at community health centers and other ambulatory care settings.

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