Topics: Data Visualization, Education and Training
Research Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research Center
While federal graduate medical education (GME) reform efforts have stalled, states have become increasingly active in determining ways to target Medicaid and state appropriations toward producing the workforce needed to meet population health needs. However, states have voiced the need for better data to determine where to target these funds and evaluate their return on investment (ROI).
This policy brief examines the DocFlows web app developed by the Carolina Health Workforce, which allows users to query, download, and share maps/graphs of interstate moves by residents and actively practicing physicians in 35 specialties.