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Author: Natalia Oster | Grace Guenther | Bianca Frogner | Susan Skillman

Topics: COVID-19, Data Collection

June 14, 2021
This policy brief focuses on 6 clinical lab occupations (medical laboratory assistants, phlebotomists, histotechnicians, histotechnologists, medical laboratory technicians, and medical laboratory scientists) to provide a better understanding of the clinical laboratory workforce, as well as state responses to the pandemic for this workforce.
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Authors: Natalia Oster | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Scope of Practice (SOP), Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 3, 2021
This brief defines the range of work statuses that one can hold, identifies areas where overlap may create confusion, and discusses the potential long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment in the health care industry.
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Authors: Natalia Oster | Susan Skillman | Benjamin Stubbs | Arati Dahal | Grace Guenther | Bianca Frogner

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

December 14, 2020
This brief examines the supply, distribution, and education pathways of physical therapists as well as state responses to the pandemic for the workforce.
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