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Virginia Health Workforce Data Collection

Organization name: Virginia Healthcare Workforce Data Center
Organization website: www.dhp.virginia.gov/hwdc/
Organization description:

The Healthcare Workforce Data Center (HWDC) is part of the Virginia Department of Health Professions. Conducts surveys of over 25 (and counting) regulated health professions during the renewal process. Surveys and results are standardized allowing for directly comparable analysis among all surveyed professions, including drill-down by industry, region, specialty and/or other factors. HWDC produces a variety of standard reports and data is available to qualified researchers by application. Currently working with the Virginia Longitudinal Data System to make state data available to researchers for improved accessibility and usefulness. Produces monthly reports using federal data examining job growth in the health sector, by subsector and by region, and processes survey results for regulated Nurse Education programs.

Contact name: Elizabeth Carter
Contact email: elizabeth.carter@dhp.virginia.gov
Contact phone: (804) 367-4403
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   

Education Pipeline Data

Data collected for:These professions            
Data collected from:Individuals              
Types of information collected:Graduation rates            
Enrollment rates            
Demographic characteristics of trainees            
Job market experiences of trainees              
Post-graduation plans of trainees              
Data collected at:One time only              
Regular intervals