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Oklahoma Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Office of Primary Care
Organization website: health.ok.gov/
Organization description:

Currently conducts telephone surveys of providers to gather information required for health professional shortage designation efforts. Includes practice site, hours, payment (Medicaid/Sliding Fee), languages spoken for Physicians, Dentists, Psychiatrist. In the process of redesigning the way this information is collected and analyzed to make the process more efficient and effective. Plans on expanding workforce data collection to include other health professionals. Produced a health workforce databook based on information taken directly from licensure boards. This is being used to pilot data capabilities in order to identify gaps and needs for additional data.

Contact name: Jana Castleberry
Contact email: JanaC@health.ok.gov
Contact phone: (405) 243-8333
Reports posted to website: Yes

Workforce Supply Data

Data collected for:These professions            
Data collected through:Survey that is not part of the licensing process            
Survey that is part of the licensing process              
Telephone interview              
In-person interview              
The survey is:Mandatory              
Not Mandatory            
Data collected on:Every Individual            
Sample of Individuals              
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics              
Educational background            
Practice characteristics            
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals