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South Carolina Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning
Organization website: www.officeforhealthcareworkforce.org/
Organization description:

The Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning is part of the South Carolina AHEC program office, located within the Medical University of South Carolina. Use data collected by state regulatory boards to study the supply of 17 different healthcare professions. Tracks educational pipelines in South Carolina to monitor enrollment and graduation trends, including graduate medical education programs for physicians. Beginning in 2014, a survey of nurse employers was instituted to measure short term shifts in demand for nursing personnel and how education and skill demands are changing for that workforce.

Contact name: Linda M. Lacey
Contact email: LaceyL@musc.edu
Contact phone: (843) 792-1655
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