HWTAC disseminates the work of all of the HRSA-sponsors health workforce research centers (HWRCs) across the country. This Research Alert archive houses technical reports, research and policy briefs, journal articles, and other resources produced by the HWRCs. You can search the Research Alerts archive by a specific topic or research center. Search results are listed chronologically, with the most recent resources appearing first.

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January 4, 2022
This policy brief discusses the unique experiences of these low-wage health workers based on findings from in-depth qualitative interviews in 3 states (CA, CO, NC) with workers in environmental services, food services, and patient transport roles. This study was in collaboration with the UCSF Health Workforce Research Center for Long-Term Care.
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December 7, 2021
This article assesses how well electronic health record (EHR) documentation identifies which health professionals act to address patient social determinants of health (SDOH) and what interventions are conducted.
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November 8, 2021
This article explores 8 federal rural definitions and the degree to which they identify the same areas as rural. Rural-urban disparities across socioeconomic, demographic, and health access and outcome measures are also evaluated.
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October 25, 2021
This article examines the results of a survey of safety-net health care practitioners (including physical, dental, and behavioral health providers) participating in the National Health Service Corps in 20 states to understand their experiences during the pandemic in regards to disrupted work, burnout, and related mental health challenges.
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October 1, 2021
This article discusses burnout prevention and reduction strategies at the individual, organizational, and community system levels, often related to communication, role shifting, and wellness initiatives.
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