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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June 10, 2022
This report discusses a study that analyzes peer provider staffing data and the financial implications for organizations that use a peer services model to provide care. This study was conducted jointly by the UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care and the Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (BHWRC) at the University of Michigan.
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May 31, 2022
This report examines prescribing patterns for common psychiatric medications and for opioid and non-opioid analgesics in long-term nursing home residents with dementia by clinician specialty and provider type.
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March 23, 2022
This report examines the rates of multiple job holding and characteristics of multiple job holders in the long- term care workforce.
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March 17, 2022
This report describes models of community paramedic practice that have been utilized in the US during the pandemic and discusses changes in law and regulation that would facilitate more widespread adoption of these models.
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October 20, 2021
This report explores how direct care workers and workers from similar entry-level occupations became unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic; to what extent the skills of displaced workers align with those of direct care occupations; and how many displaced workers re-entered the workforce (including into direct care jobs) within the following year.
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