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July 1, 2020
This research brief uses electronic health record data to describe the mix of profession­als identifying and addressing pa­tient Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).
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March 3, 2020
This research brief assesses which professionals comprise the workforce that provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in primary care, how office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) teams communicate about patient care, and the behavioral components of MAT provided in primary care settings.
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February 27, 2020
This research brief demonstrates how electronic health records data can be used as a workforce research tool to assess the scope, contributions, and value of social work, a profession still in the process of establishing its return on investment in health care.
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February 1, 2019
This policy brief explores outcome metrics that can be used to evaluate pediatric graduate medical education (GME) investments in producing the workforce that meets state and national health care needs.
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November 5, 2018
This report expands on earlier work by analyzing data after implementation of the Affordable Care Act and after the expansion of the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program, 2014 and 2017 federal initiatives to expand the behavioral health workforce in integrated settings.
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September 3, 2018
This cross-sectional study analyzes 2016 practice outcomes of physicians who graduated from medical schools between 2004 and 2010. Physicians whose medical school received Title VII funding during their education are compared to physicians who attended medical schools that did not receive Title VII funding.
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January 1, 2018
This research brief examines the career trajectories of licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in North Carolina to describe predictors of their transitions to the registered nurses role.
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October 2, 2017
This policy brief presents evidence needed to aid policymakers in developing and targeting incentives that support licensed practical nurse to registered nurse (LPN-to-RN) transitions.
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August 1, 2017
This policy brief outlines primary care physician (PCP) referrals to physical therapy (PT), compares PCP referrals to other physicians, and identifies factors associated with referrals to PT.
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August 1, 2017
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.
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