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Oregon Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute
Organization website: www.oregonhwi.org/
Organization description:

The Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (OHWI) is a public-private partnership that originated in the Governor’s Office in 2005. Crossing health care, industry, education, workforce development, and policy arenas, OHWI’s focus includes accurate supply and demand data and gap analyses, licensed health care workforce research, health care employment and industry research, educational program and clinical capacity development, and assistance in the development of public policies. OHWI serves as a clearinghouse for state health care workforce information and serves as backbone organization for collective impact approaches to developing sustainable solutions to address the state’s health care workforce needs. OHWI is identified in state statute as an advisory entity to state agencies and serves as consulting staff to the state’s Health Care Workforce Committee.

Contact name: Jo Isgrigg, PhD
Contact email: joi@oregonhwi.org
Reports posted to website: Yes

Workforce Supply Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
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              
Other              
The survey is:Mandatory        
Not Mandatory            
Data collected on:Every Individual      
Sample of Individuals              
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics      
Educational background      
Practice characteristics      
Other      
Data collected at:One time only             
Regular intervals       
Other              

Workforce Demand Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
Data collected for:These professions        
Practice Settings:Community health centers              
Home health agencies              
Hospitals              
Nursing homes              
Physician offices              
Other              
Types of information collected:Vacancies        
Turnover              
Recruitment difficulty        
Retention difficulty              
Other              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals              
Other        

Education Pipeline Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
Data collected for:These professions      
Data collected from:Individuals              
Program      
Types of information collected:Graduation rates      
Enrollment rates      
Demographic characteristics of trainees      
Job market experiences of trainees              
Post-graduation plans of trainees              
Other              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals              
Other      
Organization name: Oregon Center for Nursing
Organization website: www.oregoncenterfornursing.org/
Organization description:

The Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) facilitates research and collaboration for Oregon’s nursing workforce to support informed, well-prepared, diverse, and exceptional nursing professionals. Since 2002, OCN has analyzed Oregon’s nursing workforce and released 14 reports on nursing supply and demand, as well as reports on nursing faculty, a database of nursing student admissions, cultural competence in nursing best practices, and more.

Contact name: Jana Bitton
Contact email: bitton@up.edu
Contact phone: (503) 342-4047
Reports posted to website: Yes
Health Workforce Surveys:

Workforce Demand Surveys

Workforce Supply Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
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              
Other              
The survey is:Mandatory         
Not Mandatory              
Data collected on:Every Individual              
Sample of Individuals         
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics         
Educational background          
Practice characteristics         
Other              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals         
Other              

Workforce Demand Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
Data collected for:These professions         
Practice Settings:Community health centers              
Home health agencies         
Hospitals         
Nursing homes         
Physician offices              
Other         
Types of information collected:Vacancies         
Turnover         
Recruitment difficulty         
Retention difficulty              
Other              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals              
Other         

Education Pipeline Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
Data collected for:These professions          
Data collected from:Individuals              
Program          
Types of information collected:Graduation rates          
Enrollment rates          
Demographic characteristics of trainees          
Job market experiences of trainees              
Post-graduation plans of trainees              
Other              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals          
Other              
Organization name: Oregon Health Authority, Health Policy and Analytics Division
Organization website: www.oregon.gov/oha/analytics/Pages/Health-Care-Workforce-Reporting.aspx
Organization description:

History regarding data collection efforts:
2009: The Oregon State Legislature passed HB 2009, establishing the Healthcare Workforce Reporting Program
2010: Seven health care licensing boards begin reporting data (Oregon State Board of Nursing, Oregon Medical Board, Oregon Board of Dentistry, Oregon Board of Licensed Dietitians, Oregon Board of Pharmacy, Occupational therapy Licensing, and Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board)
2011: Three voluntary boards began reporting data (Board of Licensed Counselors and Therapists; Board of Psychology Examiners, and Board of Licensed Social Workers)
2015:SB 230 expands the program to include 17 health care licensing boards Boards – Added during 2016-17
Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners (beginning July 2016)
Oregon Board of Licensed Clinical Social Workers (beginning July 2016)*
Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (beginning Nov. 2017)
Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (beginning July 2016)*
Oregon Board of Massage Therapists (beginning July 2016)
Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (beginning Sept. 2016)
Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (beginning Nov. 2016)
Oregon Board of Optometry (beginning June 2017)
Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners (beginning July 2016)*
Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board (beginning July 2016)

Data collected include: Demographics (Gender, race, ethnicity, languages spoken)
Education (highest degree attained, specialty training and certification)
Practice (Employment status and type, specialty, practice setting and location, future practice plans)
For physicians, NPs, dentists and NDs, data is also collected regarding acceptance of Medicaid patients and “patient mix” (% of patients by insurance type – all self-reported data)

Contact name: Suzanne Yusem / Vanessa Wilson
Contact email: suzanne.h.yusem@state.or.us
Contact phone: 971-673-3362 / 971-673-2213
Reports posted to website: Yes

Workforce Supply Data

Item Value CRNADENDHLPNMWNPPAPHAPHYPSYPTRNSWOTH
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              
Other              
The survey is:Mandatory 
Not Mandatory              
Data collected on:Every Individual 
Sample of Individuals              
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics 
Educational background 
Practice characteristics 
Other          
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals 
Other