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Pediatric Dentistry Workforce Study: Implications for Pediatric Dentists

Date: September 25, 2019Presenter: Paul CasamassimoTopics: Oral Health, Policy

This webinar will focus on the implications of a major recent study of the pediatric dentistry workforce for practicing pediatric dentists. A short question and answer session will follow the presentation.

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Pediatric Dentistry Workforce Study: Origins, Results, and Policy Implications

Date: September 9, 2019Presenters: Margaret Langelier, Paul Casamassimo, Tim DallTopics: Oral Health, Policy

This webinar presented the findings from a major recent study of the pediatric dentistry workforce. Speakers described the origins for the study, its methods, and the policy implications of its findings.

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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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Behavioral Health Workforce Education Training Grant Webinar

Date: July 10, 2019Presenters: Beth Phoenix, Jennifer MautoneTopics: Behavioral Health

This webinar featured 2 health workforce training experts who shared best practice strategies for approaching workforce training program evaluation, navigating evaluation success and challenges, and student training experiences. Their experiences along with viewer feedback will inform development of the Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center’s evaluation resources for health workforce training programs across the country.

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How Can We Prepare Our Workforce for Future Care Needs of Those with Serious Illnesses?

Date: May 14, 2019Presenters: Joanne Spetz, Karen Donelan, Michelle WashkoTopics: Innovation, Policy

In May, 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies, and private insurance companies were convened to identify and prioritize recommendations to ensure an adequate workforce to support the care of people with serious illness in the community. Summit attendees proposed 16 overarching recommendations, spanning the workforce from home care aides through geriatricians. This webinar outlines the recommendations and places them in the context of recent research on how health care organizations are meeting serious illness care needs and federal policy initiatives.

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The New York Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program: Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations

Date: March 13, 2019Presenters: Peggy Chan, Tracy Leonard, William MyhreTopics: Innovation, Policy

The New York DSRIP program is a Medicaid demonstration that supports restructuring the state’s health care delivery system by promoting community-level collaborations, and has the goal of achieving a 25% reduction in avoidable hospital use for Medicaid patients over 5 years. NY DSRIP funds 25 Performing Provider Systems (PPS) located throughout the state. This webinar will provide an overview of the New York DSRIP program and features presentations from two PPSs on urban and rural health workforce strategies, including a registered apprenticeship program for certified nursing assistants and long-term approaches for developing the healthcare pipeline.

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The Massachusetts Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program: Supporting the Transition to Accountable Care Organizations

Date: February 12, 2019Presenters: Aliza Norcross, Hallie Tosher, Tara MurphyTopics: Innovation, Policy

The Massachusetts DSRIP program is one component of Massachusetts’ Section 1115 Medicaid waiver demonstration that supports a transition to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Among other initiatives, the DSRIP program provides funding for ACOs, as well as for community-based organizations that provide highly specialized care coordination supports for members with complex needs, and various statewide workforce capacity and development efforts. This webinar provides an overview of the Massachusetts DSRIP program, with a focus on the program’s healthcare workforce development initiatives.

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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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