Topics: Community Health Centers, Emerging Models and Innovations, Staffing
Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research Center
Many healthcare organizations in the US have pursued new staffing or team arrangements to meet the challenges of increasing access to care, improving quality, and controlling costs. While much has been written about “health workforce innovation”, the field lacks a comprehensive framework to classify existing innovations and guide the development of new research questions.
This report explores the development of a new evidence-based health workforce innovation research framework and applies the model to compare health workforce innovations at community health centers and other ambulatory care settings.