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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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Health Workforce Supplement

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

February 4, 2021
This collection of research articles authored by staff from HRSA-funded Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) are published together as an open access supplement in the Medical Care Research and Review journal, providing a comprehensive picture of the US health care and health support workforce today.
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COVID-19 & the Health Workforce Website

Topics: COVID-19

February 1, 2021
The health workforce is on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic. This website is dedicated to sharing resources on efforts to develop, deploy, and replenish the health workforce in response to the pandemic.
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Small Area Analysis

Topics: Methodology, Small Area Analysis

October 19, 2020
Small Area Analysis (SAA) is a research technique used to analyze variations in health service utilization and resource allocation among neighboring communities. This web page provides answers to common questions about SAA, and access to helpful tools, resources, and related articles.
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State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory

Topics: Data Collection, Data Visualization, Methodology

May 21, 2020

The State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory describes findings from a survey about data collection on health workforce supply (eg, demographic, education, and practice characteristics of health professionals), demand (eg, vacancies and employer recruitment and retention difficulties), and the education pipeline (eg, graduation rates and trainee/graduate characteristics). The data collection survey is ongoing and the […]

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