The mission of the Health Workforce Research and Policy Program in the Office of Statewide Initiatives is to improve the quantity and quality of information and analysis about health care workforce supply and demand in Nevada. Assists health education institutions and policymakers in Nevada understand Nevada’s need for well-prepared health professionals and to better inform investments in Nevada’s health care workforce and health care system. The Health Workforce Research and Policy Program aims to be the most trusted source for health care workforce data and analysis in Nevada.
The Primary Care Office is funded by HRSA to support HPSA and MUA/P designations, to promote NHSC programs, and to administer J-1 Physician Visa Waiver programs. Statewide surveys are conducted with providers for primary, dental, and mental health care in order to determine population to provider ratios, which are an essential component of shortage designations. The data collected are standard for all state PCOs funded by HRSA.
|Data collected for:||These professions|
|Data collected through:||Survey that is not part of the licensing process|
|Survey that is part of the licensing process|
|The survey is:||Mandatory|
|Data collected on:||Every Individual|
|Sample of Individuals|
|Types of information collected:||Demographic characteristics|
|Data collected at:||One time only|