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Texas Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Health Professions Resource Center, Texas Department of State Health Services
Organization website: www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/hprc/default.shtm
Organization description:

It is the mission of the Health Professions Resource Center to be the primary source of health workforce information in the State of Texas. Collect, analyze, and disseminate data concerning the supply trends, geographic distribution, and demographics of health care professionals. Study health care workforce issues and prepare reports on the findings. Designate health care delivery sites where mid-level providers can practice limited prescriptive authority. Provide resources for primary care providers seeking collaborative practice opportunities through a clearinghouse program.

Contact name: Matt Turner
Contact email: hprc@dshs.state.tx.us
Contact phone: (512) 776-6541
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

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