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Small Area Analysis

Topics: Data Analysis, 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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COVID-19 & the Health Workforce

Topics: COVID-19

October 1, 2020
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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Health Professions Regulation in the US

Topics: Scope of Practice (SOP)

September 28, 2020

A key goal of health reform in the US is to improve population health through expanded access to health insurance. Demand for high-quality, cost-effective, basic health services is anticipated to grow, particularly for underserved populations. However, there is also growing concern about the impact of health professions scope of practice on access, quality, and cost […]

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State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Data Visualization

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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HWRCs’ Annual Report

Topics: Dissemination of Information, Resources for HRSA Project Officers

May 15, 2020
The inaugural Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs') Annual Report highlights the work from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded centers throughout the country. This report introduces each center, their work, the conference season, and more.
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