Oklahoma Data Collection

Oklahoma State Department of Health, Office of Primary Care

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Jana Castleberry

(405) 243-8333

Yes reports are posted to website

Currently conducts telephone surveys of providers to gather information required for health professional shortage designation efforts. Includes practice site, hours, payment (Medicaid/Sliding Fee), languages spoken for Physicians, Dentists, Psychiatrist. In the process of redesigning the way this information is collected and analyzed to make the process more efficient and effective. Plans on expanding workforce data collection to include other health professionals. Produced a health workforce databook based on information taken directly from licensure boards. This is being used to pilot data capabilities in order to identify gaps and needs for additional data.

Workforce Supply Data

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             
Telephone interview             
In-person interview             
The survey is:Mandatory             
Not Mandatory           
Data collected on:Every Individual           
Sample of Individuals             
Types of information collected:Demographic characteristics             
Educational background           
Practice characteristics           
Data collected at:One time only             
Regular intervals