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Joanne Spetz, PhD

Associate Director of Research, Healthforce Center at UCSF. Professor at the Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, and the School of Nursing at University of California, San Francisco

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COVID-19 and the Health Workforce

Authors: David Armstrong | Jean Moore | Erin Fraher | Bianca Frogner | Patricia Pittman | Joanne Spetz

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Long-Term Care, Nursing, Oral Health, Primary Care

February 4, 2021
This commentary describes the articles included in the health workforce research journal supplement of Medical Care Research and Review. It discusses how the issues raised by the authors relate to the COVID-19 pandemic and rapidly changing health care environment.
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February 1, 2021
This webinar focuses on registered nurse research using the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses.
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Authors: Laura Wagner | Paul Katz | Jurgis Karuza | Connie Kwong | Lori Sharp | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Long-Term Care, Nursing, Staffing

December 7, 2020
This article examines the impact of nursing home medical staffing organization dimensions on the quality of care in US nursing homes.
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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Jacqueline Miller | Susan Chapman | Mary Lou Breslin | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Education and Training, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Nursing, Scope of Practice (SOP)

October 1, 2020
This article explores how home care workers and the agencies that employ them interact with their state’s nurse practice act in the provision of care.
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May 21, 2020
This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce.
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