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 17, 2022
This findings brief discusses the development of a Leveraging Public Data for Workforce Analyses Dashboard, which provides interactive visualizations of the supply of workers, aging trends, and commuting patterns for 16 allied health occupations and occupation groups.
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June 2, 2022
This article discusses a qualitative study that examined perspectives of 14 employers using registered MA apprenticeships in 8 states.
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April 19, 2022
This article compares turnover rates before the pandemic (January 2019-March 2020) with the first 9 months (April 2020-December 2020) and latter 8 months of the pandemic (January 2021-October 2021) to identify which health care workers were at highest risk of exiting the health care workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 6, 2022
This policy brief describes workforce challenges faced by rural health care delivery systems and how pre-pandemic financial instability in rural health care facilities may have contributed to the challenges experienced by the rural health workforce during the pandemic. Available federal pandemic funding to address rural health workforce needs is also discussed.
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March 3, 2022
This report examines the extent to which EMS professionals perform skills that correspond to the national Model credential levels and discusses variations in adherence to Model guidelines between agencies serving rural versus urban populations and agencies with volunteer versus paid staffing models.
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