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Health Workforce Journal Supplement

This collection of research articles authored by staff from HRSA-funded Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) are published together as a supplement in the Medical Care Research and Review journal, providing a comprehensive picture of the US health care and health support workforce today.
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COVID-19 and the Health Workforce

Authors: David Armstrong | Jean Moore | Erin Fraher | Bianca Frogner | Patricia Pittman | Joanne Spetz

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Long-Term Care, Nursing, Oral Health, Primary Care

February 4, 2021
This commentary describes the articles included in the health workforce research journal supplement of Medical Care Research and Review. It discusses how the issues raised by the authors relate to the COVID-19 pandemic and rapidly changing health care environment.
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Health Workforce Supplement

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Long-Term Care, Nursing, Oral Health, Primary Care

February 4, 2021
This collection of research articles authored by staff from HRSA-funded Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) are published together as an open access supplement in the Medical Care Research and Review journal, providing a comprehensive picture of the US health care and health support workforce today.
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Authors: Erin Fraher | Allison Cummings | Dana Neutze

Topics: Education and Training, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Primary Care, Staffing

November 20, 2020
This article surveyed MAs and family physicians for evidence of role confusion between MAs and physicians, physician resistance to delegate tasks to properly trained MAs, or MA reluctance to pursue training to take on new roles.
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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Jacqueline Miller | Susan Chapman | Mary Lou Breslin | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Education and Training, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Nursing, Scope of Practice (SOP)

October 1, 2020
This article explores how home care workers and the agencies that employ them interact with their state’s nurse practice act in the provision of care.
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