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Utilization of Oral Health Services by Medicaid-Insured Adults in Oklahoma, 2012-2013

Date: 20151201Authors: Margaret Langelier, Simona Surdu, Jean MooreResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Medicaid

The objective of this research is to understand the impact of Medicaid dental benefits and availability of providers on utilization of dental services.

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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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Dementia Care Coordination Workforce and Practices in Seven Duals Demonstration States

Date: 20151120Authors: Brooke Hollister, Susan Chapman, Jim KirkResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Behavioral Health

This report systematically reviews and analyzes care coordinator policies and practices within health plans participating in the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) demonstration programs for dually-eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries (referred to as “duals”).

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The Peer Provider Workforce in Behavioral Health: A Landscape Analysis

Date: 20151109Authors: Susan Chapman, Lisa Blash, Krista ChanResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Long-Term Care

This study examines the demographics, socioeconomic status, and job mobility of workers by Long Term Care (LTC) sector and occupation. The goal of the study is to identify the characteristics associated with job mobility and turnover of LTC workers, and the pathways to LTC jobs these workers utilize.

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The Dental Assistant Workforce in the United States, 2015

Date: 20151001Authors: Margaret Langelier, Jean Moore, Bridget Baker, Stuart DamanResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Scope of Practice

This study examines the dental assistant workforce to better understand roles, functions, and contributions to improving population oral health.

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Case Studies of 8 Federally Qualified Health Centers: Strategies to Integrate Oral Health with Primary Care

Date: 20150901Authors: Margaret Langelier, Elizabeth Mertz, Jean Moore, Bridget BakerResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers

The main objective of this study was to understand the barriers and facilitators to integration of oral health services with primary health care delivery in federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) across the United States.

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Longitudinal Analysis of Electronic Health Record Adoption on Staffing Mix in Community Health Centers

Date: 20150901Authors: Jeongyoung Park, Patricia Pittman, Bianca Frogner, Xiaoli WuResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing, Electronic Health Records

The authors of this study assess how the medical staffing mix changed over time with the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) in community health centers (CHCs).

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The Changing Community Health Center Workforce: 2007-2013

Date: 20150801Authors: Xiaoli Wu, Leighton Ku, Tyler ByssheResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing, Federally Qualified Health Centers

This analysis describes the changes in the workforce of community health centers from 2007 to 2013.

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Trends in Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse Education and Licensure

Date: 20150701Authors: Krista Chan, Janet Coffman, Timothy BatesResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Nursing, Training

This report updates previous studies of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce by presenting the latest national data available on LPN employment patterns with emphasis on employment in long-term care. The report also describes trends in the demographic characteristics and educational attainment of LPNs.

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Education, Certification, and Roles of Peer Providers: Lessons from Four States

Date: 20150701Authors: Susan Chapman, Krista Chan, Joanne Spetz, Lisel Blash, Kimberley Mayer, Victor KoglerResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Training

This report examines factors associated with the successful integration of peer providers into behavioral health care systems, drawing from a summary of the literature and in-depth case studies conducted in four states with strong peer provider workforces.

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