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Health Workforce Models and Projections

Health Workforce Models and Projections refer to the innovative and groundbreaking analytic techniques used to advance health care and health workforce research. These models often forecast health care provider supply and demand several years into the future.

Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Grace Guenther | Paula Kett | Andrew Jopson | Bianca Frogner | Susan Skillman

Topics: Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations, Health Workforce Models and Projections

February 23, 2022
This article examines various approaches to train, recruit, and employ doulas, as well as what system-level changes are needed to address health inequities in underserved communities and expand access to birth doula services.
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Authors: Candice Chen | Qian Luo | Nicholas Chong | Sara Westergaard | Erin Brantley | Edward Salsberg | Clese Erikson | Drishti Pillai | Katherine Green | Patricia Pittman

Topics: COVID-19, Data Visualization, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Workforce Supply

October 1, 2021
This article describes the development of 2 estimator tools—the State Hospital Workforce Deficit Estimator and the Contract Tracing Workforce Estimator—designed to inform health workforce planning during COVID-19.
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Authors: Natalia Oster | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Scope of Practice (SOP), Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 3, 2021
This brief defines the range of work statuses that one can hold, identifies areas where overlap may create confusion, and discusses the potential long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment in the health care industry.
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Author: Jonathan Yun | Lisa de Saxe Zerden | Gary Cuddeback | Thomas Konrad | Donald Pathman

Topics: Health Workforce Models and Projections, Workforce Demand

May 5, 2021
This article examines the work and practice satisfaction of licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs) participating in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) federal Loan Repayment Program. Findings have the potential to inform the NHSC's strategies in managing and retaining LCSWs.
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Authors: Heather Wilson | Evan Galloway | Julie Spero | Thomas Ricketts | Erin Fraher | Julianna C Long

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

February 1, 2021
This article describes how data was used in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina to support decisions about the deployment, surge, and maintenance of necessary health care staff.
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