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Patricia Pittman, PhD

Director of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, Health Workforce Policy Research Center, and the Equity in Health Professions Education Research Center. Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University

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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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Authors: Eric Luo | Clese Erikson | Candice Chen | Drishti Pillai | Nicholas Chong | Emily Bass | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Health Workforce Model and Projections, Workforce Demand

April 28, 2020
The Estimator is a tool to provide state-level data to state and federal planners considering different strategic approaches to ensure sufficient heath workforce for COVID-19.
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Authors: Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman | Clese Erikson | Fitzhugh Mullan | Leighton Ku

Topics: Health Information Technology, Rural Health

October 28, 2019
This article helps validate the effectiveness of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment and scholarship incentives as a recruitment strategy and to inform policies on the impact of NHSC on community health centers' patient care capacity.
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Authors: Jeongyoung Park | Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Nursing, Scope of Practice (SOP)

August 16, 2019
This article examines the impact of expanded state scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants on primary care utilization in community health centers.
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October 2, 2018
On October 2, 2018, policy leaders and workforce researchers gathered to discuss key issues influencing the health workforce. Researchers from 6 health workforce research centers presented work related to value-based care, workforce development programs targeting the underserved, and health workforce roles in opioid misuse prevention and treatment.
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Authors: Jeongyoung Park | Xiaoli Wu | Bianca Frogner | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Staffing

August 1, 2018
This article examines the workforce transformation occurring in community health centers (CHCs) that have achieved patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition, and assesses changes in staffing and productivity before and after the adoption of PCMH in CHCs between 2007 and 2013.
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November 16, 2017
This webinar focuses on workforce configurations that support value based care. Presenters will describe changing workforce strategies in oral health, behavioral health, and primary care and consider issues such as emerging roles, scope of practice, and unique workforce challenges faced in rural communities.
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Authors: Ellen Kurtzman | Jeongyoung Park | Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Medicaid, Staffing

September 1, 2017
This report examines the effects of state Medicaid expansion on community health center staffing.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Suhui Li | Xinxin Han | Timothy Lowe | John Martin | Kevin Davidson

Topics: Staffing

July 21, 2017
This article helps to better understand how hospitals are using Clinical Support Personnel (CSP), and to explore changes that may have occurred since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act.
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Authors: Suhui Li | Patricia Pittman | Xinxin Han | Timothy Lowe

Topics: Nursing, Staffing

January 27, 2017
This article examines the nurse-related clinical non-licensed personnel (CNLP) staffing in US hospitals between 2010 and 2014, in terms of their job categories, staffing trends, and relationship with registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) staffing.
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