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Pennsylvania Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Plan Development
Organization website: www.health.pa.gov/
Organization description:

Works with the Department of State to have workforce surveys conducted at the time of re-licensure. This ensures a high response rate, but it does not include those newly licensed. Surveys are conducted for the following professions: physicians, physician assistants, RNs, LPNs, dentists, and dental hygienists.

Contact name: Tony Norwood
Contact email: tnorwood@pa.gov
Reports posted to website: Yes
Health Workforce Surveys:

Workforce Supply Surveys

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