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Primary Care

Primary care acts as the first level of healthcare an individual receives. This typically involves interactions of individuals with nurses and general practitioners who aid in diagnosing and treating basic conditions.

November 26, 2021
This webinar explores the use of telehealth and general access to care for underserved populations both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Authors: Margaret Ziemann | Clese Erikson | Maddie Krips

Topics: Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Primary Care, Staffing

October 1, 2022
This article evaluates published research on medical scribe utilization in primary care and safety net settings.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Noah Westfall | Margaret Ziemann | Julia Strasser

Topics: COVID-19, Primary Care, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

March 9, 2021
This Health Affairs blog article reviews recommendations authorizing community health workers, retired professionals, health professions students, pharmacists, dentists, and veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
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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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