Developing a Workforce for Health in North Carolina: Planning for the Future

Authors: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP | Rukmini Balu | Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP(h) | Julie George | Cystal Murillo | Eugene A Washington

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Staffing, Workforce Demand

Research Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research Center

May 1, 2020

Among the many trends influencing health and health care delivery over the next decade, 3 are particularly important for North Carolina: 1) the transition to value-based care and increased focus on population health; 2) the shift of care from acute to community-based settings; and 3) addressing the vulnerability of rural health care systems.

This report discusses how to best utilize common workforce strategies to develop the future health workforce in North Carolina.

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