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How to Geocode Provider Addresses Using ArcGIS

Date: August 30, 2019Presenters: Matthew Allegretti, Nafin HarunTopics: Data Visualization, GIS, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools, Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates the basic concept of geocoding and demonstrates how to geocode provider practice addresses in ArcGIS.

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How to Create an Address Locator for Geocoding ArcGIS

Date: August 30, 2019Presenters: Leanne Keough, Nafin HarunTopics: Data Visualization, GIS, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools, Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates how to create an address locator in ArcGIS than can be used to geocode addresses located in a particular state.

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How to Connect HRSA’s Data Warehouse to ArcGIS and Extract Data

Date: February 4, 2019Presenters: Matthew Allegretti, Nafin HarunTopics: Data Visualization, GIS, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools, Tutorial

Using Texas as an example, this tutorial demonstrates how to connect HRSA’s data warehouse to ArcGIS and export Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data.

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How to Calculate a Ratio and Create a Thematic Map in ArcGIS

Date: February 4, 2019Presenters: Matthew Allegretti, Nafin HarunTopics: Data Visualization, GIS, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools, Tutorial

This tutorial focuses on how to calculate a population to physician ratio by county in California; how to create a thematic map based on ratio; and how to export the map so it can be used in other applications.

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How to Add Zip Code Level Medicaid Enrollment Data to a Primary Care HPSA

Date: February 4, 2019Presenters: Matthew Allegretti, Nafin HarunTopics: Data Visualization, GIS, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools, Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates how to use ArcGIS to add Zip Code level Medicaid enrollment data to a Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

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Comparing National Scopes of Practice for Behavioral Health Providers

Date: September 18, 2018Presenter: Cory PageTopics: Data Collection, Data Visualization, Scope of Practice, Tools

The Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health collected scope of practice and credential requirements for 10 behavioral health occupations across all 50 states and DC. These data were then transformed into 2 visualization tools and hosted on the Center’s website, allowing visitors to parse through the information intuitively and export subsets of their choosing. This 30-minute webinar covers the visualizations’ functionality in detail, explaining the range of information captured, how to use the online tools, and what features will be added in the future. To view the tools, click here. If you have questions or feedback on the tools, please email bhworkforce@umich.edu.

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Presenting Data Using Online Interactive Dashboards: The Washington State Health Workforce Sentinel Network Experience

Date: May 23, 2018Presenters: Amy Clark, Benjamin StubbsTopics: Data Visualization, Tools

During this webinar, the presenters will discuss some of the considerations necessary for preparing and presenting health workforce demand data using online interactive dashboards, based on their experience with the Washington State Health Workforce Sentinel Network. Topics to be covered include: how to create dashboards based on data that are updated periodically, data privacy concerns, software and hardware needs, and a brief overview of Tableau software.

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Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning

Date: January 24, 2018Presenters: Robert Martiniano, Rong ZhaoTopics: Data Collection, Data Visualization, Tools

The Center for Health Workforce Studies, in conjunction with the New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT), unveils New York’s new online Health Workforce Planning Data Guide. The data guide provides information on population demographics, health behaviors and outcomes, as well as the health care system and workforce through data visualization. The interactivity of the data guide allows users to tailor the information to their individual interests and to understand the data on multiple levels. This online data guide serves as a model for other states that are interested in developing one of their own. This webinar presents the visualization features of the data guide, and discusses best practices for initial development of the tool and for collecting and integrating data.

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Developing Data Visualizations for Health Workforce Data

Date: September 26, 2017Presenters: Erin Fraher, Evan GallowayTopics: Data Visualization, Tools

The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at UNC’s Sheps Center for Health Services Research recently developed 2 tools to query and visualize health workforce data. One tool visualizes county-level data on 200,000 licensed health professionals across 19 health professions in North Carolina. The other tool describes the migration of residents in training and actively practicing physicians between states. This webinar will demonstrate both tools, discuss the considerations that went into their design, and explore how these data can be used to help shape health policy.

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ArcGIS: An Introduction

Date: July 25, 2017Presenters: Nafin Harun, Robert MartinianoTopics: Data Visualization, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care Officers, Tools

ArcGIS for Desktop is a powerful tool for data visualization when working with maps and geographic information. This webinar will introduce the basics features of ArcGIS and demonstrate how to develop maps using the software. It is highly recommended that attendees have ArcGIS installed on their computer prior to the webinar. A free 21-day trial version of the software is available for download at: https://www.arcgis.com/features/free-trial.html.

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